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Iceland Discovered

It will forever remain unknown who was the first man to step on the shores of the island in the North Atlantic now called Iceland. It is, however, well known th...

Árbær Open Air Museum

Árbær Open Air Museum Sunday August 27  13:00-16:00 A busy day at the farm On Sunday August 27 the attention will be focused on the rural society of day...

Visit Spectacular Strandir

Westfjords: Visit Spectacular Strandir Hólmavík is a charming small town in the Strandir area, which makes up the most eastern tip of the Westfjords. It’s a p...

ICELAND’S FIRST SETTLER

ICELAND’S FIRST SETTLER The furtive little arctic fox is found in the Westfjords in Súðavík The arctic fox is an enchanting creature. At some point in the d...

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...

East Iceland

East Iceland - Photo by Friðþjófur Helgason Bakkafjordur Bakkafjörður Borgarfjörður Eystri Tiny, tight-knit communities extend a warm welcome here. A w...

Hekla

Hekla Hekla, (1,491 m) the most famous volcano in Iceland and one of the best-known volcanoes in the world and has been active for thousands of years. The mo...

The History of Sweden

The History of Sweden Alf Aber professor of History Agriculture begins About 6,000 years ago agriculture came to Sweden. A new religion came to the country. T...

The Icelandic Pool Culture

The Icelandic Pool Culture A Secret Swimming Pool The Icelandic swimming pool culture is something that visitors shouldn’t miss. Swimming pools serve as ...

Ásmundur Sveinsson (1893–1982)

Ásmundur Sveinsson (1893–1982) was one of the pioneers of Icelandic sculpture. In his early days his pieces invariably met with opposition and fierce criticism ...

Hiking trails near Hólaskjól.

Hiking There are many hiking trails near Hólaskjól. Hiking trails around Hólaskjól (map) In Álftavötn a 6-7 km walk from Hólaskjól, past waterfalls...

The Pastors of Aðalvík

The Pastors of Aðalvík North of Ísafjarðardjúp lies Aðalvík bay, open to the sea. The mountain Ritur marks the southern end of the bay, while to the north Stra...

Low-Cost Fares to Norway

Low-Cost Fares to Norway Norwegian flies to four European cities from Keflavik International Airport. Norway and Iceland share a rich history and flying b...

Connecting Germany to Iceland

Lufthansa: Connecting Germany to Iceland Iceland is a travel hot-spot at the moment attracting visitors from around the world. Iceland’s natural wonders lik...

National Museum of Iceland

National Museum of Iceland Treasure Trove of Sources for Years to Come Hjálmar R. Bárðarson, naval engineer and amateur photographer, bequeathed his collect...