Yes, fellow travelers, Iceland is exactly what you expect it to be and more. A lot more. This fascinating island emerged from an underwater volcanic eruption hundreds of thousands of years ago, bringing to life a unique ecosystem homing and outstanding number of majestic waterfalls, dramatic black sand beaches, and numerous jaw-dropping landscapes. Not to forget the privileged location in which Iceland sits on the map; right on the Arctic circle, becoming one of the few exclusive locations in the world to witness the incredible Northern Lights.
It is no wonder Iceland’s popularity is growing rapidly amongst travelers looking for nature’s most astonishing creations while snapping that Instagram picture-perfect shot. A road trip around Iceland’s infamous Ring Road 1 it’s just as exciting as it sounds and you’ll be blown away on each curve – guaranteed. Whether you’re seeking the midnight sun or want to be starstruck by the Aurora Borealis, Iceland is the one country every traveler should visit. Again and again and again.
Great news! Iceland is an all-year destination however, you’ll be experiencing two different worlds when visiting it during the summer or winter. Iceland gets packed during the warm summer days of July through August, for obvious reasons. Winters are usually very cold and due to snow and rain some bridges along the Ring Road might be closed, obstructing your way to complete de full circle. Spring and Autumn are the ideal time to come to Iceland. Temperatures are pleasant, you’ll encounter fewer travelers and the colors, the colors you’ll see are just WOW!
For those wondering what are the travel requirements to visit Iceland;
UK passport holders are exempt from visa to visit Iceland, while other nationals of the European Union such as Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland and Sweden may enter Iceland presenting national identity cards.
A visa is required to visit Iceland for most nationalities, please visit the website of the Icelandic Directorate of Immigration for the complete list.
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