With natural wonders round every corner, it's easy to see why Iceland is constantly growing in popularity.
The famous Golden Circle makes Iceland the destination of a lifetime where you can experience the top three sights on every Iceland visitor's list: waterfalls, volcanoes, black-sand beaches and of course, the potential for the Northern Lights.
The capital Reykjavik, the most northerly capital in the world is a friendly city that offers excellent cuisine. Or you can visit the Blue Lagoon, which offers total relaxation on your Iceland holiday.
To help your trip run smoothly, here is all you need to know about travelling to Iceland and what to do based on your vaccination status. For more information, please read our Traffic Light System FAQs:
Standing proud and wild in the North Atlantic, Iceland is home to landscapes like no other. Natural wonders seem to hide around every corner and the northern lights dance high above throughout the winter.
Thanks to airlines like Icelandair, it's easy to get to from the UK too, so all these marvels are just a three-hour flight away. Iceland weather can be changeable, but its beauty is not dimmed whether you're exploring in sun, snow or wind.
No matter which season you travel in, you'll find plenty to keep you and your loved ones entertained in Iceland. Wonder at crashing waterfalls, take a Golden Circle tour, retreat to a luxury hotel, or simply rent a car and get out on the amazing roads.
On an Iceland winter holiday, you'll discover expansive glaciers just waiting for a snowmobile trip and the northern lights dancing across the night sky, with an aurora season that can last from September until April. Our South Iceland Winter Break is perfect for first-time visitors keen to see the aurora borealis and the natural environment coated in snow.
Alternatively, Iceland summer holidays allow visitors to dive into the crystal-clear glacier waters between the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates at the Silfra Fissure, to embark on whale watching journeys to spy feeding humpback whales, stroll across otherworldly black sand beaches and take a soak in the steaming, natural waters of a geothermal lagoon. No matter what you're looking for, Iceland tours will offer landscapes to steal your breath and excursions sure to make you smile.
Reykjavik is a compact and charming capital that offers visitors a friendly welcome and a world-class culinary scene. Iceland food is just getting better and better, so why not explore the food scene with us?
Reykjavík's credentials as a superb destination are further bolstered by its proximity to the iconic sites of the Golden Circle:
This makes it the perfect place for a city break, or the beginning of an independent fly-drive holiday exploring the dramatic coast.
A short flight from the UK, Iceland is also the perfect destination for a short break or weekend getaway, no matter the season.