Iceland, land of ice

A unique experience on the island of ice and fire

Iceland, land of ice

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Ideal duration : 8 days –
7 nights

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Welcome to Iceland! You’ll be amazed by the immaculate green landscapes you’ll discover on your trip. You can climb the biggest glaciers and relax in the hot tubs. You’ll also appreciate the warmth of Icelandic homes in contrast to the harshness of the outside world. Enjoy the peace and quiet of this island, which is only 20% populated, and discover the wonders Iceland has to offer.

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  • Climbing the biggest glaciers
  • Discover the warmth of Icelandic homes in contrast to the harshness outside
  • Immaculate green landscapes
  • Relax in the hot baths
  • The calm of this island, populated on only 20% of its surface
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Day 1: Arrival in Reykjavík

Enjoy the warm atmosphere of the city, with its museums, stores, restaurants and monuments such as the Harpa Congress Centre on the harbour, or the Hallgrímskirkja church. The direct shuttle bus from Keflavik airport will take you to your hotel in Reykjavik. (A private transfer can be arranged, or you can pick up your vehicle if your arrival time permits).

 

Day 2: South, Vik

Pick up your rental car. Heading south. Visit Þingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site of historical and geological importance, the geyser and hot springs of Strokkur, Iceland’s most active geyser, and the two Gullfoss waterfalls.

On the way to the south coast, you’ll pass through rural areas and farms, one of which is famous for the Njal’s saga. Take a tour of the LAVA Center to learn more about volcanoes. Pass by the Seljalandsfoss waterfalls, which you can cross if you’re brave enough! Visit the Skógar Folk Museum, and admire the black sand beaches and high cliffs along the way, before heading to the village of Vík for the night.

Day 3: Vatnajökull National Park

Enjoy the panoramic view of this glacier on one of the many hikes available from Skaftafell Park. Marvel at the icebergs floating on the lagoon of the Jökulsárlón glacier

Overnight in the Höfn region.

Day 4: Eastern Fjords

Another impressive view of the immense and unique mountains that have formed in the east of the island. Visit the many quaint fishing villages of Djúpivogur and Eskifjörður, with their colorful old houses and fishing harbors.

Explore the Egilsstaðir region and Lake Lagarfjót, home, according to legend, to the famous “Lagarfljótsormurinn”, the lake monster…

Overnight in the Egilsstaðir region.

Day 5: Húsavík or Lake Mývatn

The choice is yours: go whale-watching from the port of Húsavík (limited in winter), or discover the canyons, rock formations and waterfalls of the northern part of Vatnajökull National Park. Alternatively, discover Lake Mývatn and its scenery, diverse flora and fauna, lava formations, and natural steam baths for a moment of relaxation!

Overnight in the Lake Mývatn region.

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Day 6: Akureyri and the northern region

Today, it’s the so-called “waterfall of the gods” Goðafoss that you’ll come across on your way to Akureyri, offering incredible baths, geothermal pools, parks and museums. Then take a tour of the Skagafjörður district, famous for its horse farms. Visit the Glaumbær eco-museum and the ancient church of Víðimýri, covered in heber – amazing!

Overnight in the Húnaflói/Skagafjörður region.

Day 7: West – Reykjavik

Discover the charming Borgarfjörður district

Climb the ancient Grábrók crater, admire the Hraunfossar and Barnafossar waterfalls, the impressive Deildartunguhver hot spring, historic Reykholt and the decision-making center of Borgarnes before returning to Reykjavík.

Accommodation in Reykjavík.

Day 8: Reykjavik – Departure for France

You return your vehicle before boarding your flight to France.

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