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Iceland is a mountainous island with its capital city in Reykjavik. It has four climate seasons of summer, spring, fall and winter. The peak travel time to visit Iceland is during the summer, for its pleasant weather and outdoor adventures. Iceland is home to majorly the Icelandic ethnic group and a smaller population of polish. The people are predominately Christians, and Icelandic is the official language while English is widely spoken too. Its most popular foods include fish, rye bread, hot dog and Icelandic lamb soup.
Because of the vast landscape of Iceland, air travel is a more convenient means of getting around the country. For public transportation, you can use buses, car rentals, and bicycles. Iceland is generally a safe place for travelers to visit, however it is advised to be careful of petty thieves and night crimes, especially in the capital city.
Events and festivals you can attend whenever you are visiting Iceland include; Reykjavik Marathon, Reykjavik International Literary Festival, Reykjavik International Film Festival and Iceland Airwaves Music Festival.
Fascinating places of attractions to explore while in Iceland are:
· Pingvellir National Park: this is a beautiful landscape of water cut lava fields and the home of the world’s longest running parliament.
· Blue Lagoon: this is a geothermal spa with an outdoor lagoon.
· Landmannalaugar National Park: this park features the multihued rhyolite mountains, Hekla volcano and extensive lava fields. You can engage in hiking and horse riding here.
· Dettifoss Waterfall: this is considered the most powerful waterfall in Europe and a breathtaking sight of nature.
There are over 10,000 hotels and apartments to stay in Iceland, so you will be spoiled for choice especially when in Reykjavik.
Facts about Iceland
How do I travel out of Iceland?Get Visa from Iceland
For Icelanders looking to travel out of the country. You can check out the list of destinations, how to Get Iceland visa to those countries, Embassies in Iceland and Visa Free Countries for Icelander passport holders
Common Questions Travellers Ask About Iceland
WHAT CURRENCY IS USED HERE? .
The Icelandic krona is the official currency used here.
DO THE PEOPLE SPEAK ENGLISH?
English is taught as a second language in Iceland, and majority of the people speak the language fluently.
IS THE TAP WATER SAFE TO DRINK?
The tap water in Iceland is of excellent quality and safe to drink.
IS IT SAFE TO VISIT ICELAND?
Iceland is one of the safest travel destinations to visit.
WHAT IS THE BEST WEATHER IN ICELAND?
The summer is the best weather in Iceland as the temperature is cooler.