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North Iceland

Articles from the North

The Ultimate Maritime Experience

The Ultimate Maritime Experience Níels Whale Watching combines Whale Watching and Sea Angling When looking for an authentic Icelandic maritime experience yo...

Call of the Whale

Ambassador provides Whale Watching in Reykjavík and Akureyri Whale watching is very popular amongst tourists who visit Iceland, and whales can be seen all ar...

Mývatn Tours Reveals Askja

Mývatn Tours Reveals  Askja Swim in Hell’s Crater and Take a Trip to a Lunar Landscape One of the most popular places to visit in North Iceland is Lake Mýva...

Grímsey Island

Grímsey Island Grímsey is a green, grassy and particularly agreeable island, probably best known for its proximity to the Arctic Circle, which cu...

Mývatn Tours Reveals Askja

Mývatn Tours Reveals Askja Swim in Hell’s Crater and Take a Trip to a Lunar Landscape One of the most popular places to visit in North Iceland is Lake Mývat...

Grímsey – The unique Arctic island

Grímsey – The unique Arctic island Grímsey is situated on the Arctic Circle 41 kilometres off the North  coast of Iceland. It is 5.3 square kilometers an...

Fjallabyggð

A Tale of Two Villages It’s a happy tale of how two villages,separated by huge mountain ranges were joined together. Miles and miles of intimidating and bold...

North Iceland

North Iceland by Friðþjófur Helgason Summer in the North is characterised by the midnight sun. You can play golf, go seal and whale watching, horse riding, hik...

Krafla

Krafla is a caldera of about 10 km in diameter with a 90 km long fissure zone, in the north of Iceland in the Mývatn region. Its highest peak reaches up to 818 ...

North Iceland

North Iceland Summer in the North is characterised by the midnight sun. You can play golf, go seal and whale watching, horse riding, hiking, swimming, fishin...

The Islander and the Bear

The Islander and the Bear On the island of Grimsey it happened one winter that the fire died, so that none could be lit in any farmhouse there. The weather was...

Local history and museums

Local history and museums A rich heritage is found in Húsavík in North Iceland Settlement and adoption of Christianity The Swedish explorer Garðar Svav...

Hverfjall

Hverfjall (also known as Hverfell) is a tephra cone or tuff ring volcano in northern Iceland, to the east of Mývatn. It erupted in 2500 BP in the southern ...

The Hidden Valley

  The Hidden Valley   All is not always what it seems in Iceland. A town is not merely a town and the countryside is not either wilderness or farml...