Home to spoting geysers, spectacular glaciers and dramatic volcanic landscapes, Iceland is a land of contrasts. One of the most volcanically active areas on earth, volcanoes are part of everyday life, with hot springs found almost everywhere. Its location just below the Arctic Circle makes for long summer days, while the winter months are dark, offering plenty of opportunities to watch the Aurora Borealis play in the night sky. The diverse landscapes offer plenty of opportunities for adventure, from hiking in the mountains, rafting the rivers and dog-sledding the snowy countryside.
Iceland's summers can bring bright, sunny days, with mild temperatures, while during the winter months the sun barely peeks above the horizon before darkness descends again. Weather across the country can however be unpredictable, and some remote roads may be closed in the winter months. May to September are ideal months to visit to experience the Midnight Sun, where the sun never fully sets. From September to January the Northern Lights can be seen overhead