For many, cinematic Iceland is the destination for witnessing the raw power of nature. An Icelandic cruise adventure brings remarkable natural wonders and experiences: the Golden Circle Thingvellir National Park, Gullfoss Waterfall, the geothermal Blue Lagoon and the Strokkur Geysir – the landscape awaiting exploration is simply breathtaking.
The jewel in the Atlantic's crown is also a land of legend. Most of Iceland’s population lives in the compact capital, Reykjavik, which runs on geothermal power and is home to the National and Saga Museums, tracing Iceland’s fascinating Viking history.
Iceland's cultural life boasts a literary prowess that includes Nobel Prize winners. Visual art, local crafts and live music are everywhere, and the food scene is sensational. Fresh seafood is the stand out menu item, but street food, like the Icelandic pylsur (hot dog) has a growing reputation. The planet's most northerly capital offers a classless, green-thinking society that Nordics are renowned for – plus a stylish personality that underlines Iceland's confidence. [ReadMore]
From discovering tectonic plates to spotting Humpbacks from Akureyri, the ‘land of fire and ice’ woos every nature lover that pays a visit and, despite the cool temperatures, the nation’s genuinely-warm welcome is something special.