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What to do in Iceland
Iceland is the mountainous island nation between Europe and the US. Don’t be fooled or grow cold with the country as your next travel destination because of its name. Only a small part of Iceland is actually only covered by glaciers, plus the country has pleasantly mild climate and heaps of geothermal hot spots for you to enjoy.
Lots of interesting places are here for you in Iceland. Start with the country’s capital city and fly to Reykjavik. Chill out in the city’s stunning parks like Tjornin, Austurvöllur, and Klambratún. Bring your camera to the Reykjavik’s iconic spots like the Reykjavik Cathedral, Harpa, and the popular Imagine Peace Tower for John Lennon.
Iceland’s capital is also home to a few of the country’s best museums like the National Gallery of Iceland, the Reykjavik Art Museum, and the National Museum of Iceland.
Enjoy nature’s touch next and cross off Iceland’s natural wonders on your bucket list. Bring your best bathers to the Blue Lagoon and pamper yourself in a spa in the middle of a lava field.
Fall in love with the golden falls of Gullfoss, which many people name as the most beautiful waterfall in Iceland. Break the ice with your great travel stories of seeing the majestic Jokulsarlon. Leave your own mark when you go hiking, camping, and exploring at Thor’s Mark.
These places and activities are literally just the tip of the iceberg of what you can experience in Iceland. So start planning your own travel itinerary and use this list of 25 tips for visiting Iceland.
When to visit Iceland
Iceland is a lovely country to visit year-round, so the best time to visit depends on your travel preference. Experience the Midnight Sun and warmer days in summer (June-August). Schedule your trip in spring (April-May) to enjoy the blooms and lower rates. Fall (September-October) is when Iceland is alive with events and the start of the Northern Lights Season. Of course, winter in Iceland (November-March) is when you can enjoy winter activities, get the best chance to see the Northern Lights, and enjoy Christmas time in the country.
Being part of the Schengen Convention, Iceland welcomes Australians so you can travel to the country visa-free for up to three months. Be sure you visit Smartraveller for more info.
Travelling to and around Iceland
Iceland’s main airport is Keflavik International Airport in Reykjavik. Start covering the land and explore Iceland by plane, bus, and taxi.
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