More About Iceland
Iceland is a large island in the North Atlantic Ocean, close to the Arctic Circle.
Experience the wild and rugged landscape with its volcanic hot geysers and lush green valleys.Visit Reykjavik, Iceland's capital and home to more than half the country's population to experience Icelandic city life among modern buildings and traditional architecture. Visit Iceland for a truly unforgettable experience!
Iceland Travel GuideIf you want gorgeous scenery, isolation and a proud cultural heritage, Iceland is the place for you. This remote island state has all the natural beauty you will ever need in your life and a friendly, hospitable people with whom you can share your holiday.
Iceland is an island state in the North Atlantic and is known for its glaciers, geo-thermal hotspots and mountains. It is also the historic home of the fabled Brynhildr, a character in many medieval epics, including the German `Nibelungenlied'. She is also given homage in Wager's `Ring Cycle'.
Iceland is the historic home of the fabled Brynhildr, a character in many medieval epics, including the German `Nibelungenlied'
Travel in Iceland
The most effective way to travel in Iceland is by car. To get maximum use out of your car, you need to consider bringing or hiring a four-wheel drive, as many of the best sites only accessibly to off-road vehicles. Rental prices for vehicles generally tend to be high and often requires booking several months in advance to avoid disappointment.
Public transport is not generally cheap or reliable, though it is possible to get busses between most major settlements in the country. A more frequently used method of public transport is planes - flights may suffer from a bit of turbulence when entering particularly complicated areas of the country. Hitchhiking is another convenient way to get around - it is generally safe and drivers are relatively willing to stop.
Things to see in Iceland
Iceland is probably best known for the diversity of geographic and geological beauty that it offers, including lagoons, spas, glaciers and geysers. The most famous geyser is Geysir, though the nearby Strokkur erupts more frequently, at about once every five minutes. The geysers are not fenced off and you are expected to look after yourself by acting as adults.
The geysers are not fenced off and you are expected to look after yourself by acting as adults.
It is possible to hike around Iceland, though it is advisable to dress for the occasion and be prepared. Hiking is not generally for the casual visitor.
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