How about going on a different holiday?

 
Not the usual one going to warm tropical places or to famous and crowded cities but instead going for a more sensorial and closer to nature adventure.
 
Iceland will offer you a dramatic landscape with volcanoes, geysers, hot springs and lava fields a perfect combination to enjoy winter in its most exciting way. Nothing quite compares to the magical moment when you face the midnight sun in the middle of nowhere. Take advantage the endless days by going sightseeing late at night and getting to know Iceland's strange landscapes from an unmatched perspective.
 


 

AURORA BOREALIS

 
Only a short drive away from Reykjavik (country’s capital), offer great opportunities to spot this splendid and majestic natural phenomenon. There are forecasts and companies that can help you to spot when the Aurora is going to happen.The best time is between September to mid-April, or when the nights are dark and cold. The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon and there’s never any guarantee that they will lit up the sky don’t forget that hunting for the Auroras requires patience and warm clothes.
 

 

SVARTIFOSS

 
The direct translation of Svartifoss is “The Black Waterfall”. Made from basaltic hexagonal rocks, the waterfall is a singular nature sculpture extremely appealing to the eye. Svartifoss provided inspiration for the columnar architecture of Hallgrímskirkja church in Reykjavík, the ceiling of the National Theatre, and sculptor Richard Serra‘s work 'Milestones', located on Viðey island.
 

 

BLUE LAGOON

 
Situated on Reykjanes peninsula, close to Keflavík International Airport and only forty minutes drive from the capital, Bláa lónið, or the Blue Lagoon, is a geothermal spa, filled with seawater, which is believed to have natural healing powers. The water, rich in silica and minerals, has worked well on all sorts of eczema and other skin related problems.
 
You can find luxury accommodations that gives you straight access to a private use lagoon.
 

 

STAY AT THE SILICA LAGOON

 
The four-pearl Silica Hotel is the lodging for the famous Blue Lagoon, surrounded by a dramatic landscape that's rich in geothermal mineral water. The hotel has its own smaller private lagoon, so that guests need not compete with the public for space in the touristy medicinal waters.
 

 

HALLGRIMSKIRKJA CHURCH

 
Hallgrimskirkja Church it the most famous landmark in Reykjavík. It is a Lutheran parish church rising high in the city center at 74 meters (242,7) and is the tallest church in Iceland. Inside the church, you will find an impressive pipe organ built by the famous organ builder Johannes Klais of Bonn.

 

 

KOPAR RESTAURANT

 
We recommend asking for a table upstairs, you’ll have spectacular views over the ocean and at night you might even catch a glimpse of the mesmerizing Northern Lights. Given its popularity, you may need to book a table during the peak season.The restaurant has a great selection of seafood options with the lobster and crab risotto being particularly popular.
 
 

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