Lonely Planet Iceland is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Splash around in the Blue Lagoon’s geothermal water, catch a glimpse of the celestial Northern Lights, or take a boat trip among the icebergs; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Iceland and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet’s Iceland Travel Guide:
Colour maps and images throughout
Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
Essential info at your fingertips – hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
Honest reviews for all budgets – eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience – history, politics, landscapes, wildlife, literature, music, cinema, art, architecture, customs, cuisine.
Free, convenient pull-out Reykjavik map (included in print version), plus over 37 maps
Covers Reykjavik, the Westfjords, the Highlands, North Iceland, East Iceland, South Iceland, the Golden Circle, Southwest Iceland, the Eastfjords, Akureyri, Hunafloi and more
Whether you are looking for spa getaways, stunning glaciers and geysers, the bewitching Northern Lights or the vibrancy of Reykjavik, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Iceland is the perfect pocket-size companion. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists — from the Top 10 nightlife hotspots to the Top 10 volcanoes, waterfalls, and hiking trails. And to save you time and money, there is even a list of budget tips and the Top 10 things to avoid.
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Iceland is packed with color illustrations and photographs, providing the insider knowledge you need on a trip to this sensational country and includes a free pull-out map.
With an enticing mix of volcanoes, glaciers, geothermal pools, and the breathtaking Northern Lights, Iceland is a natural wonderland. Insight Guide Iceland, combining stunning full-color photos of the country’s incredible scenery with more information on its fascinating history and culture than any other guide, is the perfect companion.
Our expert author takes you through all the sights, from the buzzing capital of Reykjavík to the ethereal beauty of the Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon. You’ll also get the lowdown on how best to experience Iceland’s outdoor marvels – try plunging into the ethereal Blue Lagoon, glacier walking in Skaftafell National Park, or whale-watching off the north coast. Maps throughout will help you get around and travel tips give you all the essential information.
Replete with lava flows, colossal glaciers and thundering waterfalls, Iceland is one of Europe’s most unusual destinations. This brand-new edition of Bradt’s Iceland guide gives everything needed to break free from the pack and explore Iceland, a country increasingly accessible and affordable, on your own. Containing information on remote offshore islands, the uninhabited interior and Reykjavik’s bustling music and art scene, this remains the definitive guide. Compared to 2011, 2012 saw a 13.8% and 32% rise in summer and winter visitors to the country respectively, of which over 25% were arrivals from either the US or UK.