Iceland Family Travel

The land of fire and ice, Iceland cannot fail to impress with its natural beauty. Hire a car and explore the epic, other-worldly landscapes. There are lava fields and geysers, glaciers and volcanoes, waterfalls and black sand beaches. If you’re lucky, you might catch a sighting of the Northern Lights.

Its interesting history starts with the Viking settlement in the 9th century and today it is a shining example of sustainability. It definitely falls into the bucket list category and best of all, contrary to popular belief, it’s possible todo Iceland on a budget.

Sunrise at Diamond Beach Iceland

Why Diamond Beach Iceland Should be on Your Radar

Visiting Diamond Beach Iceland (and neighbouring Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon) was one of the absolute highlights of our trip. This is really saying something when the whole of Iceland is just magical! Here are a few quick hints and tips to make the most of your visit.
Gerðuberg cliffs in winter

A Guide to Visiting the Gerðuberg Cliffs in Iceland

The Gerðuberg Cliffs are one of the most iconic sights in Iceland. The dark grey hexagonal columns are enormous but it's not so much their size that makes them so impressive.  They are so perfectly formed that they look like they have been carved by hand and are a must see sight on your Iceland itinerary.
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The 10 Best Family Holiday Destinations for 2021

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Looking for family holiday ideas for your 2020 family travels? Look no further! We've pulled together a list of the ten best family holiday destinations for 2020 to help you narrow down your search. Most destinations these days are easy to travel to with a family, but these ones stand out as being exceptionally family-friendly.
Black Church Snaefellsnes Peninsula

How to Have a Stunning Snæfellsnes Peninsula Day Trip

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The Snaefellsnes Peninsula is in western Iceland, about 150km north of Reykjavik. It has some of the most dramatic landscape in Iceland and is home to the most iconic (and most photographed) mountain in Iceland, Kirkjufell. It's a great day trip from Reykjavik, or stay in one of the many beautiful hotels or homestays to give you more time to explore the area.
Secret Lagoon hot springs Iceland

10 Tips For A Cheap Iceland Holiday

When you come back from holiday, people usually ask you how it was. However, when we came back from Iceland on holiday, people asked 'Was it expensive?' Whilst Iceland holidays can be expensive, there are ways to have a budget Iceland holiday with the family without affecting the quality of your holiday.
Diamond Beach in Iceland

The Best 6 Day Iceland Itinerary

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If you're planning a trip to Iceland, we have pulled together the best 6 day Itinerary which can easily be adapted for stays of different lengths and covers the very best highlights of the south and west of Iceland. The best thing is that the vast majority of these highlights are completely free!
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Northern Lights in Iceland: All You Need To Know

Seeing the Northern Lights is high up on many people's bucket list. These days you can book Northern Lights holidays to give you the best chance of seeing this natural yet elusive light display, but even these Northern Lights trips can't guarantee a sighting. Our top tips will give you the best chance of seeing the lights while saving you money too.
Hire care in Iceland

Hiring a Car in Iceland: Everything You Need to Know

You might wonder why there are so many articles out there about hiring a car in Iceland. Maybe you have hired countless cars during your travels and wonder what all the fuss is about. We certainly felt like this but having hired a car ourselves in Iceland, we can confirm that Iceland car rental is not quite as straight forward as your average car rental experience. Read our tips and advice on renting a car in Iceland to avoid any costly mistakes.
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Visiting Iceland for the first time: 13 things you need to know

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Visiting Iceland is an incredible experience but there are things we wish we'd known before we went. Read our guide on the 13 things you need to know before visiting Iceland that will help with your trip planning.