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Known as 'The Land of Fire and Ice', Iceland's impressive landscape dotted with volcanoes and glaciers will quickly become your favourite destination on earth - even though you'll feel like you've landed on another planet. Read more...
Iceland’s remarkable landscape evolves before your eyes with its dramatic volcanic terrain and natural splendour of geysers, hot springs, cascading waterfalls, calving glaciers and unusual black-sand beaches define its wild and striking nature. Suitably known as “The Land of Fire and Ice”, Iceland’s glaciers are some of the largest in Europe and its volcanoes some of the most active.
Reykjavik, the world’s most northerly capital, boasts wonderful museums and restaurants, quirky buildings, creative design and a bustling nightlife, set to a sweeping backdrop of the sea and snow-capped mountains. Throughout the rural regions, glacier walking, ice-carving and whale watching are just a few of the activities available.
Iceland is a country of vast opposites with long summer days nearing 24 hour sunshine offset by short winter days with only a few hours of daylight, but don’t discount winter just yet. During the winter months is when the Aurora Borealis or ‘Northern Lights’ occur and flames of green, red and pink dance across the sky.
It’s undeniable that Iceland’s landscape is a highlight for visitors but a close rival to its beauty would be the people who call it home. Icelanders are among the nicest people on the planet and exude a creative and quirky culture that makes visitors from all around the world feel welcomed.