Located just south of the Arctic Circle, Iceland has one of the best positions for northern lights viewing in the world. We share our advice on how to witness the phenomenon, from joining guided tours to staying in well-located hotels.
Iceland travel guides
Our regional specialists regularly return to Iceland to try new activities, keep up to date on hotel openings and check out lesser-known destinations. These travel guides aim to help you get the most out of your time, whether you’re planning a quick stopover or a longer adventure. We'll tell you what to expect based on personal experience, offer tips on how to avoid the crowds at popular attractions such as the Golden Circle, and let you in on some of the hidden treasures we’ve found along the way. Whether you want to scale volcanic calderas, spot puffins or marvel at the northern lights, our travel guides are a first point of call when planning your trip.
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Ideas for how to explore Iceland
Our travel guides share our specialists’ passion and knowledge for Iceland. We travel here regularly to discover new experiences, explore untried areas and dig deeper into the better-known places and attractions. At the same time, we gather advice and up-to-date information on the best-quality guides, new hotels and restaurants, and the most memorable forms of transportation.
Iceland is shaped by fire, ice and folklore. Whether you’re a summer or winter visitor, you’ll find lots to experience here, from whale watching to hiking through ice caves and even bathing in beer. Iceland specialist Katy shares her highlights.