Why Iceland? Because of the Northern Lights and summer nights. For its natural landscape and unique wildlife. But also because of waterfalls, volcanoes, and glaciers. Furthermore, the Blue Lagoon is unmatched in the world for its incredible beauty.
Iceland is a Nordic island country in the North Atlantic and it is the most sparsely populated country in Europe. It is a land of fire and ice.
Iceland is just below the Arctic Circle. Therefore, summer nights are bright with 24-hour daylight from mid-May to late July. But it is also one of the perfect locations to see the northern lights. From September to mid-April there is a great chance of seeing the aurora borealis.
What to see?
Driving the Golden Circle is the best way to visit some of the best highlights of this country. It is a 237 kilometers route that will take you to Þingvellir National Park, Geysir geothermal area, and Gullfoss waterfall. Not far from Reykjavík, the Blue Lagoon, geothermal spa, is probably the most beautiful tourist destination of the Island.
The ocean offers ideal living conditions for over twenty species of whales. That is why Reykjavík has become Europe’s whale watching capital. But the country is also famous for its puffin, Iceland’s colorful iconic bird that lives on seaside cliffs.
Another iconic animal is the Icelandic horse that arrived with the first Viking settlers.
Because it is one of the best locations for the Northern Lights. For its natural landscape and unique wildlife. But also for its incredible waterfalls, its volcanoes, and glaciers. And, top of the list, for the Blue Lagoon, an incredible spa that is unmatched in the world for its beauty.