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Iceland Destination Guide | 64°08’N, 21°56’W


Iceland has quickly become a popular destination for tourists from all over the world; its landscapes, geothermic pools, black sandy beaches and glacier lagoons offer something for everyone.

CLIMATE:

SPRING – AVERAGE TEMPERATURE BETWEEN 9c AND 0.4c

SUMMER – AVERAGE TEMPERATURE BETWEEN 13cAND 7c

AUTUMN – AVERAGE TEMPERATURE BETWEEN 7c AND 1c

WINTER – AVERAGE TEMPERATURE BETWEEN 3.2c AND -3c

CURRENCY: ICELANDIC KRONA (ISK)

POPULATION: 332, 529 (2016)

 

TOP 10 THINGS TO DO IN ICELAND

1. Visit Iceland’s wonder of the world, the Blue Lagoon: bathe in the majestic waters and apply mud to your skin.

2. Book a tour and see the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis).

3. Stare in awe at the Stoker Geiser as it erupts and throws water up to 30 meters in the air.

4. Take a road trip and discover Iceland’s beautiful landmarks on the 300 kilometre loop Golden Circle Tour.

5. Discover the bright blue surreal colour of the Bruarfoss 3 meter waterfall.

6. Go whale watching and learn all about the beautiful gigantic mammals that pass by the coasts of the island.

7. Go diving (or snorkelling) and discover a unique sight: see the divergent tectonic plate boundaries between the North American plate and the Eurasian plate at Sifra in Pinguellie National Park.

8. Discover the pink or red sand at the Raudisandur beach, and watch the seals and birds in their natural habitat.

9. Stare at the unique Skaftafell ice cave within the frozen lagoon Suinafellsjokull glacier.

10. Watch the largest seal colonies live within the black sandy beach of Vatnsres Peninsula.

7. Go diving (or snorkelling) and discover a unique sight: see the divergent tectonic plate boundaries between the North American plate and the Eurasian plate at Sifra in Pinguellie National Park.

8. Discover the pink or red sand at the Raudisandur beach, and watch the seals and birds in their natural habitat.

9. Stare at the unique Skaftafell ice cave within the frozen lagoon Suinafellsjokull glacier.

10. Watch the largest seal colonies live within the black sandy beach of Vatnsres Peninsula.

DELICACIES IN ICELAND

1. Sheep – In Iceland they were tired of letting dead sheep meat go to waste, so they decided to cook it (they also use the dung for seasoning). This delicious meat can be found at the Matur go Drykkur.

2. Plokkfiskur – An Icelandic fish stew containing mashed fish. This dish can be found at the Dill Restaurant.

3. Whale Steak – Whale steak is the flesh from a whale and it can be found at Grillmarkadurinn.

ACCOMMODATION IN ICELAND

1. Apotek Hotel by Keahotels – 5 star luxury hotel

2. Reykjavik Rental Guesthouse – Backpacker Guesthouse

3. Hotel Akureyri – 3 star unique hotel

AIRLINES THAT FLY TO ICELAND

1. Delta Airlines (New York JFK and Minneapolis)

2. EasyJet (Edinburgh, London, Manchester, Belfast and Bristol)

3. Icelandair (Amsterdam, Birmingham, Brussels, Boston, Chicago, Heathrow, Manchester, Tampa, Barcelona, Copenhagen, Denver, Frankfurt, Glasgow, Paris, Oslo, Orlando, London, Newark, Toronto, Washington and Hamburg)

By Anny By Annys Adventures