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North Iceland

Iceland’s rawest and toughest region is an amazing spot to experience what nature can do. Forces clashed creating impressive, breathtaking landscapes hardly found anywhere else. North Iceland is then the place to go if you want to discover Iceland at its harshest show. In this section, we will gather everything related to this amazing area. Campsites, Tips and Tricks and basically anything that can help you in your camping trip. To come to this area, some further preparation is needed. Both for your camping options as well as your utensils and transportation method.

North Iceland

There are some breathtaking places here you probably heard about: Askja, Myvatn Lake or the so called capital of the north: Akureyri. North Iceland is truly a land of contrasts with mountains, planes, rivers and quite close to the Polar Circle. Besides nature wonders, here you can find some interesting campsites with amazing surroundings. A great shelter for any visitor!

Woman looking out at water and hills from bench at campground in Iceland
There is a wide range of campsites in Iceland with a huge variety of facilities and amenities for campers visiting our tiny Nordic Island. There are the traditional campsites for tent camping. You can also camp overnight in designated areas near popular attractions such as Skógafoss waterfall. And if you happen to bring Fido with you on your camping...
Colorful, bubbling mud and rocks in Hverir in Iceland's Diamond Circle
Many people who come to Iceland on vacation have a short 5-day or 7-day itinerary. This usually gives them just enough time to explore Reykjavik, soak in the healing waters of the Blue Lagoon, and explore popular areas like Vatnajökull National Park and Reynisfjara in the south or Snaefellsnes Peninsula in the west. While it’s no secret that south Iceland...
Bubbling mud at the Hverir geothermal area near Lake Mývatn
Tucked away in northeast Iceland is Lake Mývatn, a popular destination among tourists and locals alike. The volcanic lake, with hues of turquoise and azure, is part of Iceland’s Diamond Circle route. While many visitors make their way along the south shore on their trip to Iceland, those who take a full trip around Iceland’s Ring Road are in...
Best Iceland Camping
We all know what a campsite is but when you ask people what they should look for in a campsite, not many of them can provide a certain answer. Being honest, it is not hard to know why as there is a huge variety of them. When trying to find the Best Iceland Campsites in 2018, we were trying...
The Ultimate List Of Open All Year Campsites in Iceland
Many people are very clear about the seasons: they either love winter or they love summer. But what about those who want to come to Iceland regardless of the season? Well, we've got good news for them! There are campsites in Iceland that are actually open throughout the year. We've created this ultimate list of campsites open all year...
Reykjavík Campsite
The majority of the people come to Iceland in Summertime, which is the high season. Milder temperatures and more daylight are some of the reasons why. Camping sites are usually open in Summer because of weather conditions. Roads are clearer and they are easier to reach. It is actually the best time of the year to visit. But belive...


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