The southern coast of Iceland is by far one of the most popular destinations that Iceland has to offer. It’s easy to access and many breathtaking sights to see. It’s actually such a big deal over here that we tend to refer to it exclusively as “The South Coast”. Sometimes forgetting that many countries do in fact also have their own south coasts.
Seyðisfjörður is a small town on the east coast of Iceland. Seyðisfjörður is a small town on the east coast of Iceland worth visiting. It has a lot to offer, beautiful surroundings, magnificent nature and a vibrant art community.
Most people that move to Iceland choose to live in the lively, culture laden capital area of Reykjavík. And maybe in the summer months when the weather is warmer they will venture to the Westfjords for a visit. But unfortunately, most tourists and locals alike miss out on what I find to be the most spectacular region of Iceland.
When travelling by car it is almost by default that travellers follow the beaten track. But why not take the alternative route if possible and add a bit to the unexpected and surprising moments of your travel experience? Nothing ventured, nothing gained! This blog is to describe the Heydalur road, Route 55, which is an alternative way to travel from the south coast of the Snæfellsnes peninsula over to the north coast.
Did you know Iceland hosts some of the best music festivals around the globe? It's unforgettable to enjoy music in such a special landscape. Iceland Airwaves and Secret Solstice are the most famous. And the Spring season starts with a bang, with 6th edition of Sónar Reykjavik!
No matter whether it is your first time in Iceland or you’ve been here multiple times - the destinations on the Golden Circle look different in each season, and there are always new locations to discover.