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A huge island with a tiny population, Iceland is a shifting mass still being shaped by nature — literally. Its numerous volcanoes rumble away, spewing lava and mud while its ice-white glaciers cut through the awe-inspiring scenery. During summer, the pink hues of the midnight sun illuminate Iceland, while the majesty of the Northern Lights is never far away.

This abundance of natural beauty makes Iceland the perfect destination for outdoor activities, whether hiking, ski-touring, camping or simply lounging in a thermal pool warmed by a volcano. But don't forget about the people — Iceland may be home to only 300,000 souls, but their warmth, humour and ability to turn their beautiful but harsh environment into such a welcoming one should not be underestimated.

Iceland's Northern Lights

The best places to see nature's greatest spectacle

  • Hekla Volcano

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  • Svartifoss waterfall

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  • Reynisfjara Beach

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  • Fjadrargljufur Canyon

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  • Akurey Island

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Iceland Travel Companies

Peak Mountaineering

Mountain training and outdoor adventures
Destinations Europe, North Africa, South Asia
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Small group tour, Private guided tour
Activity Adventure, Backpacking, Climbing, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Walking, Camping, Biking, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Solo Travel

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