Iceland is a truly magical place! Its name truly characterizes the region. Don’t let the cold scare you off since temperatures in winter might be higher than other well-known cities. Splendid glaciers, active volcanoes, natural wonders, friendly locals and gorgeous views await you! It is a country of extreme geological contrasts, also known as "The Land of Fire and Ice", or the land of light and darkness with long summer days that can last 24 hours to short winter days where daylight is only for a few hours. Iceland is one of the most sparsely populated counties in the world and its culture has been shaped by isolation and extreme forces of nature. Guess what, at this unique country locals use geothermal energy to heat more than ninety percent of their buildings and most of the swimming pools, isn’t it impressive?read more
Iceland is not a destination, it is an adventure! Iceland is truly an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise! Here you can view the northern lights and why not wait for them to appear in one of the many geothermal pools of the country. You should definitely visit Reykjavik’s Harpa the famous concert hall and conference center with a class block façade that changes color and glitters. Go to the Blue Lagoon and soak at its geothermal waters with views of breathtaking snow-covered lava rocks everywhere you look. Take a Husavik traditional whale watching trip and watch over more than twenty species of whales. You should also join a glacier tour and see the Eyjafjallajokull volcano, the Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, the East Fjords, and the Dettifoss waterfall.
Iceland is the ideal country for endless adventures, from rafting to snorkeling to glacier hiking or even whale watching. The “Land of Fire and Ice” is the perfect place for glacier hiking and ice climbing. Snorkeling at Silfra in Thingvellir National Park, a sight that lies between the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates is a unique experience. Another striking feature in Iceland is the numerous caves to explore. There are glacier caves, lava caves and man-made caves that you can visit. You should definitely visit one of the plenty hot springs for a relaxing experience with magnificent natural views the most popular is Blue Lagoon for soaking in a more spa-like setting.
Traveling with kids to Iceland? This country stands out as one of the most family-friendly places you can see. Visit the Haukadalur Geothermal Valley, the mighty Gullfoss Waterfall, and the stunning continental rift valley of Þingvellir. Encounter magnificent creatures such as whales, seals, horses, and puffins, witnessing majestic sea mammals roaming wild and free in their natural habitat. Ride the Icelandic Horse or do dog sledding. Don’t forget to visit the Árbær Open Air Museum, an interactive place where kids can explore different periods of Iceland’s history. Go to the Reykjavík Family Park and Zoo in Laugardalur Valley
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