5 amazing destinations that await you in Iceland!

 Reykjavik

reykjavikWith a population of 120,000, Reykjavík is not a whirlwind metropolis. Few skyscrapers grace the skyline, traffic jams are rare and faces are familiar. But don’t be deceived—a steady beat of energy and events keeps the city alive and pulsing with excitement. As the main gateway to the country there are great hotels, restaurants, nightlife and GREAT Icelandic cultural influences throughout the city!

 Husavik

husavik-blogNestled on the edge of Skjálfandi Bay, the town of Húsavík is one of the best locations in the world for whale watching and certainly the best place in Iceland to catch a whale sighting

Egilsstadir

egilsstadirThis town in a GREAT central location to explore Eastern Iceland! Egilsstaðir’s vibrant daily life is an attraction in itself, sizzling with culture and with a surprising variety of recreation and activities.

Hofn

vatnajokullHornafjörður is a blooming community close to the biggest glacier in Europe, Vatnajökull in the south eastern part of Iceland. The district’s most densely populated area is Höfn. In this region you are located at the base of Vatnajökull(Vatna Glacier), and the scenery is breathtaking!

Skógar

skogarThe area is known for its iconic waterfall, Skógafoss, on the Skógá river, which springs from 60 metres at the top of an eroded cliff. At Skógar is a folk museum, Skógasafn, as well as a museum on transport in Iceland! With only a short drive from Reykjavik you can choose to stay in this area in the various small hotels/B&B’s or take a day trip from Reykjavik!

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