Nudging the Arctic Circle and sitting on one of the world’s most volcanically active spots, Iceland is a sulphur-seeped, wild wonderland of steaming geothermal pools, smouldering volcanoes and dancing Northern Lights—all part of our best things to do in Iceland list, of course.
Take time to get to know the capital, Reykjavik, one of the coolest cities in Europe, packed with quirky museums (including the world’s only penis museum), eye-popping street art and buzzing restaurants. Visit during the winter to see breathtaking frozen landscapes or in the summer for 24-hour sunlit days; explore colourful fishing villages, pet stocky Icelandic ponies, go whale-watching, marvel at the lava-strewn alien landscape, stay in breathtaking hotels and relish the sheer weirdness of it all. Trust us: it won’t take long for this spellbinding place to get under your skin.
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