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Activities, sports and leisure Iceland

Activities, sports and leisure Iceland

Activities, sports and leisure Iceland Trekking Nature gives it to you, there is something for all types of calves, from small walks to long hikes, that is, “natural” tourism, anxious both to preserve the sites and to develop the reception facilities. Some […]

Climate and weather Iceland

Climate and weather Iceland

Climate and weather Iceland Unlike the 15 ° 5 and 5 ° C ideals. However, let this not encourage you to discover yourself, the rain and the wind are very present and readily treacherous ... © Fotolia - Landmannalaugar "If you don't like the weather, wait […]

What to eat, food and drink Iceland

What to eat, food and drink Iceland

What to eat, food and drink Iceland Kitchen Hot dogs, burgers and fries, nachos, fish coins. To stay within a reasonable budget, it will often be necessary to prenic which changes a little bread-cheese-chips-sweets. For larger budgets, it is now possible […]

Entry formalities and useful contacts Iceland

Entry formalities and useful contacts Iceland

Entry formalities and useful contacts Iceland Entry formalities - Passport or identity card valid for the entire duration of the stay for a stay of less than 3 months for European Union nationals and Swiss citizens; passport valid for at least […]

Iceland cheap Iceland

Iceland cheap Iceland

Iceland cheap Iceland VAT refund If you shop in stores marked "Tax Free", you may be eligible for a refund of local VAT (usually 24%) before you leave the country. Excluding services (car rental, accommodation, etc.) and consumable products, this system […]

Recommended routes Iceland

Recommended routes Iceland

Recommended routes Iceland A weekend in Iceland Reykjavíend, often with a good little concert on the program.  Visit to Þjóðminjasafn Íslands (National Museum of Iceland) to get a good overview of the country's history,  another at the Perlan […]

Transport and travel Iceland

Transport and travel Iceland

Transport and travel Iceland Rent a car, take your own by ferry or rely on buses in summer? Each option has its advantages and ... its cost! Bus, plane, boat ... for a summary of all lines, all companies, timetables and prices, consult the publictransport.is […]

Practical life Iceland

Practical life Iceland

Practical life Iceland Time difference 1 or 2 hours less compared to France, Belgium or Switzerland depending on the season. When it is noon on the mainland, it is 11 a.m. in Reykjavík in winter, 10 a.m. in summer. Electricity In Iceland, these are European […]

Reykjavik, the energy bath

Reykjavik, the energy bath

“In Iceland, we don't have cash but we have ash”, in other words, “in Iceland, we have no money, but we have ashes”. And humor too! Neither the crisis nor the eruption of the volcano with the unpronounceable […]

Iceland identity card

Iceland identity card

Iceland identity card - Capital city : Reykjaví Area: 120 165 km² Population: 340 inhabitants (000).- Density  Hope Language : Icelandic.- Change : Icelandic kró (ISK), kró GDP per capita : approximately $ 52 (000).- Religion: lute Ré President : Guðni […]

Health and Safety Iceland

Health and Safety Iceland

Health and Safety Iceland Health - No vaccine is compulsory, but it is recommended to be up to date in its universal vaccinations: diphtheria, tetanus, polio. - Think about 46, to connect by Internet to his Ameli account or to make the request on the terminal […]

Did you know ? Discover our anecdotes about Iceland!

Did you know ? Discover our anecdotes about Iceland!

If we say to you: Land of fire and ice? You answer us right away Iceland. You knew this because you have already visited the country or, on the contrary, […]

Where to sleep, accommodation and hotels Iceland

Where to sleep, accommodation and hotels Iceland

Where to sleep, accommodation and hotels Iceland If you are going in July-August, it is strongly recommended to book your accommodation in advance, especially in Reykjavík, in the South (area of ​​Vatnajökull in particular), around the lake Mývatn […]

Money and budget Iceland

Money and budget Iceland

Money and budget Iceland Money, banks, exchange Currency Iceland's currency unit is icelandic krone, abbreviated ISK. Important: the crown fluctuates on the exchange rate before your departure ... Take this monetary instability into account when preparing […]

When to go to Iceland

When to go to Iceland

When to go to Iceland When to go to Iceland depending on the weather, your interests and the tourist flow? When to go to Iceland for the scenery and hiking? We advise hikers eager to discover the unique landscapes of Iceland to go there between June […]

Iceland, on the roads of the North

Iceland, on the roads of the North

It's not just the geysers and the Blue Lagoon. In the northwest of Iceland, a colossal mountainous peninsula, attached to the rest of the island by a narrow isthmus, extends over the waters of the Arctic […]

Traditions and customs Iceland

Traditions and customs Iceland

Traditions and customs Iceland Religion and beliefs Converted to Christianity in the year 1000, the Icelanders adopted the Lutheranism in 1550 (today 76,2% of the population) under Danish influence. The Bible was translated in 1584, you can admire the […]

Geography and geology Iceland

Geography and geology Iceland

Geography and geology Iceland Geography Some figures: Iceland measures 300 km from north to south and 500 km from east to west. It is located less than 300 km from Greenland, 800 km from Scotland and nearly 1 km from Norway; Grímsey Island, 000 km north […]

Theme routes Iceland

Theme routes Iceland

Theme routes Iceland Aquatic shows and swimming The island is full of magnificent waterfalls: Gullfoss (Golden Circle) Svartifoss (Skaftafell park) Dettifoss (in the north) Dynjandi (North West fjords) ... And nothing beats a bath in natural pools with […]

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