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Already a camper or motorhome expert? Well here comes the second step. Campsites are the ideal places to stay while in Iceland. And not only are they convenient, they are also, sometimes, mandatory. Camping anywhere in Iceland is no longer allowed. You really need to be careful about the land you are occupying. In many areas express consent is required. Checking the new legislation is recommended. So why making your life way more complicated? In this post you will be able to find camping sites lists, opening times, tips and many more information.


These articles do not only suit camper or motorhome drivers, also for tent ones, and we have many tips for you! So whatever your camping method is, join us along this journey! We will constantly update with as much information as possible so you have a nice and smooth trip. We officially welcome you to our campsites article section, off we go!

One of Iceland's most spectacular sightseeing locations, the Hallgrímskirkja Cathedral
With all the great flight deals and special promotions we have nowadays, you can easily travel to Reykjavik from anywhere around the globe. As you already may know, Reykjavik is the capital of Iceland. But that’s not the only important thing to know. There is plenty to see and do in Reykjavik. Today we will learn...
24-hour Reykjavik itinerary for one day in Iceland's capital
If you've decided to come camping in Iceland, chances are you're going to spend some time in the country's main city, Reykjavik. Our international visitors usually fly into Keflavik International Airport (KEF) and spend a day or two in the capital and then head out on their trip around Iceland’s Ring Road. So if you’ve got 24 hours in...
Tent camping at Reykjavik Campsite in Iceland
Many people choose camping in Iceland as an economical way to see the country. This is an excellent choice as it affords you the freedom of traveling with your “home”. Campervan and motorhome rental in Iceland is one of the best ways to travel around the island. You’ve got around registered 170 campsites to choose from. The Reykjavik campsite...
Road leading to Snaefellsjökull glacier in Snaefellsnes peninsula
The final part of our exploration of the Snaefellsnes peninsula takes us past some of the best natural attractions yet. From the lava tube that inspired French novelist Jules Verne to a quaint Icelandic fishing village filled with the country’s signature colorful houses, your last day on the peninsula is sure to be a great one. You’ll be making...
There are plenty of off the beaten path activities on Snaefellsnes peninsula
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Kirkjufell mountain in Snaefellsnes peninsula with colorful sunset sky
The Snæfellsnes peninsula is frequently called Iceland in miniature. It's got everything you could possibly hope for in a visit to the small Nordic Island. Iconic, postcard-worthy shots of waterfalls and volcanoes? Check. Glaciers and Game of Thrones filming locations? Check. And it all lies just a short two-hour drive north of Reykjavik, making it perfect for a day...
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
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Bubbling mud at the Hverir geothermal area near Lake Mývatn
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Delicious breakfast treats at the bakery counter
For early risers, there’s nothing better than strolling the through the city, bright and early, with a nice cup of coffee and a pastry for breakfast. Why not head to a bakery in downtown Reykjavik and enjoy the city’s quaint buildings and parks with an equally delicious baked good? Enter Sandholt Bakery and Eatery. While it’s not Reykjavik’s oldest...


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