Michael Chapman

is a travel writer from England who now lives in Reykjavík, Iceland. He is the author of ‘Hidden Iceland’ (2020).

Aurora Borealis over Skaftafell national park

14 Best Things to See and Do in Iceland

Iceland promises incredible natural scenery, from tranquil glacier lagoons to black sand beaches. Guests can explore this otherworldly landscape by taking part in a range of exhilarating tour opportunities such as hiking, snorkelling, horseback riding and whale watching. With so much on offer, what are the very best things to see and do during your trip?

What to See and Do on a Visit to Flatey Island

I first visited Breiðafjörður’s Flatey island during the summer of last year, opting for a three-night stay in the hope of discovering just what makes this reclusive locale so special. Those looking to include a visit as part of their Iceland itinerary can reach Flatey by taking the Baldur ferry between Stykkishólmur in the Snaefellsnes Peninsula and Brjánslækur town in the Westfjords.

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