Fun Things to Do in Iceland

With hundreds of unique trails, active volcanoes, glacial plains and massive, ever-shifting glaciers, there’s enough in Iceland to last you a lifetime.

We’ve rounded up the best things to do in Iceland to inspire your itinerary.

Far and away the most popular thing to do in Iceland is go hiking. There are tons of awesome peaks to wander on and brilliant sights to see.

Go Hiking

Laugavegur in Icelandic means “Hot Spring Route,” a name that is very revealing as to the kind of hiking you’ll expect along this trek.

The Laugavegur Trek

The Fimmvorduhals Trek is about 16 miles and contains a lot of up and down hiking. You won’t necessarily need to bring backpacking equipment because there are cabins along the road.

The Fimmvorduhals Trek

The Hornstrandir Trek is about a six-day-long hike with no real facilities. It is challenging merely because you are out in the middle of nowhere faced with the elements.

The Hornstrandir Trek

Breidamerkurjokull is a massive glacial tongue. It is an incredibly popular destination for tourists, as its views are stunning.


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