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Iceland was originally settled by Norwegian chieftain Ingolfur
Arnarson, in AD 874; according to the Landnamabok ('Book of Settlement').
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Iceland lies just below the Arctic Circle in the North Atlantic Ocean,
about 300 km south-east of Greenland, and 800 km north-west of
Iceland is best visited in Summer, or you won't see much of the
country during the very long hours of darkness.
Weather in Iceland
The capital of Iceland is on the south-eastern shore of Faxafloi
(Faxa Bay), in the south- west of the country.
Vikings established the first permanent settlement here in 874, and it
was made the capital of Iceland in 1918.
The modern city has its hot water piped in from nearby geothermal
Accommodation in Reykjavik
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What's On In Reykjavik
What's On in Iceland:
Find out what's going on in the capital of Iceland and around the country.
Restaurants, cafes, pubs, and nightlife options in Reykjav�k.
Flybus Airport Transfers:
Flybus coaches run between Keflav�k Airport and Reykjav�k Town Terminal. The Flybus
schedule is linked to flight arrivals and departures from Keflav�k Airport.
Iceland Express: (JXX)
Cheap flights to Reykjavik (KEF) from Copenhagen (CPH), Frankfurt Hahn (HHN) and London
Kevlavik Airport: (KEF)
Iceland's main airport is on the peninsula at Keflav�k, near Reykjav�k.
Operates daily sea excursions from Snaefellsnes Peninsula
Sailings between Hanstholm, Torshavn, Lerwick, Bergen and Seydisfjord.
Eye on Iceland:
Plenty of warm articles with a relaxed view on Iceland. Alda's weekly eye was a few months
old when we looked the site over, but you might like reading some of the back articles.
The official website of the Icelandic Tourist Board in North America.
Iceland on the Web:
A one-stop resource for more information on Iceland.
Iceland on Your Own:
The most economical way to travel in Iceland is to use the bus network.
Many of Iceland's most popular tourist attractions can be found in the South. This site is
an ice palace of information that never melts.
Located in the heart of South Iceland. Selfoss is near some of the
country's most beautiful tourist attractions.
Opened on 1st June, 2002 after extensive renewal and enlargement. Guests can choose
between carpet or parquet flooring in their rooms. The hotel foyer is especially
impressive, bright and lofty. A waterfall flows down one wall and the cascade, together
with the nearby river, is the theme of this luxurious hotel.
The official language of Iceland is Icelandic, which has remained
closer to the Old Norse of Iceland's original Viking settlers than to the other
Most Icelanders also speak at least one foreign language.
Nordic Adventure Travel helps you to enjoy Iceland's unspoiled nature.
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