Insiders' Guide to Iceland

Scuba diving between two continents, exploring the inside of a volcano, hiking to a secret hot spring… this small island nation is big on adventures.

Iceland is the “land of fire and ice” – but it’s also the land of festivals, New Nordic cuisine, and legendary nightlife.

From thundering waterfalls to Viking legends to the mesmerizing Northern Lights, Iceland is for lovers of nature and culture alike – and despite its chilly name, you won’t find friendlier people anywhere.

Our local insiders share the best off-the-beaten-path adventures, events, and experiences in Reykjavik and beyond.

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Þjóðhátið means “Nation’s Celebration,” but this music festival only really happens on the island of Vestmannaeyjar. The location – a tiny valley with enormous, volcanic cliffs rising around the natural amphitheater – is unbeatable.
Katrin Sif Einarsdottir
Iceland Insider

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