This one-day itinerary takes you around Snaefellsnes Peninsula. You'll be stopping in places that are significant, both historically and culturally but the tour also includes some hiking and sight-seeing outdoors.
It is possible to do a lot of sight-seeing in Iceland in just two days. There is a lot to see, but the distances aren't very long. Here's a two day itinerary for those who haven't got plenty of time but still want to experience the best of Iceland.
Although some might consider Snæfellsnes peninsula nothing but a detour on the traditional Ring-road road trip, it is well worth exploring. The region is a favorite amongst many Icelanders due to its magical and diverse landscape.
The Snæfellsnes Peninsula is a beautiful part of Iceland. The nature is stunning, combining lava fields, basalt cliffs, glaciers and black beaches. Grab your friend and go for a road-trip of your life!
"The Golden Circle" is an extremely popular tourist day trip in Iceland. There are beautiful attractions on the way but these places tend to be crowded with tourists. Here's an article about a great alternative to "The Golden Circle".
This itinerary starts in the village of Akureyri and takes you down south to Reykjavik. If you are driving between the capital and Akureyri, there are some nice attractions on the way that are definitely worth checking out.
Akureyri is often dismissed by tourists since it's quite far from Reykjavik. Despite of that, you can get there easily either by domestic flight or car. Here's a guide on how to spend your time in the charming Akureyri.
Visitors in Iceland often drive the full ring-road during their trip. However, if you are short on time or want to spend more time on excellent detours, here is one of my favorite ways to explore the North, East and South of Iceland in one go.
If you haven't heard about the Golden Circle day tour yet, you'll hear about it soon! Here's a little article for those who intend to drive the Golden Circle route themselves want to make interesting stops on the way.
Cape Ingolfshofdi is crowded with puffins and other sea birds. It is located on the South Coast of Iceland, not too far from Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon. It is an short but challenging hike, great for puffin spotting.
Road tripping in Iceland on a tight budget is easier than you think, especially if you decide to camp along the way instead of spending your money on hotels. This article offers useful tips on how to save money while travelling in Iceland.
Here's a list of eight attractions near the renowned Golden Circle that are mostly overlooked by travellers. If you are driving yourself, these destinations are well worth a little detour from the usual Golden Circle route.