A Travel Guide from Stay Iceland

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Your Travel Guide from Stay Iceland

Welcome to Iceland! We at Stay Iceland hope you will have a wonderful time in our country. To help you plan your trip, we have selected a few tours and activities by local companies we recommend booking with while in Iceland. We have also included some restaurant recommendations and more. Enjoy!

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Book Rental Cars

Here are a couple of car rental companies I recommend booking with along with a couple of helpful articles.

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Save on Car Rental in Iceland
Stay Iceland:Here is a very cost-friendly and reliable local car rental company we recommend.
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Enterprise Car Rental
Stay Iceland:If you prefer to book your rental car in Iceland with one of the large international chains, we recommend Entreprise in Iceland.
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Vatnajokull National Park

If you are doing a self-drive trip to the south-east corner of Iceland, make sure to spend a few days in the Vatnajokull National Park area and Skaftafell.

Snaefellsness

If you are doing a day trip to the Snaefellsnes Peninsula or staying in the area, here are a few great articles and experiences to book.

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Game Of Thrones Locations in Iceland
Stay Iceland:One of the most famous mountain in the world - from Game of Thrones - is located in Snæfellsnes
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$ 155
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Into the Glacier Classic Tour | Meet on Location
Stay Iceland:This is an incredible experience located right in between Reykjavik and the Snæfellsnes peninsula, great idea to do on your way there or back.
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Day tours from Reykjavik

We recommend booking these tours and activities in Iceland well in advance. They often sell out.

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$ 100
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South Coast Classic: Guided in 10 languages
Stay Iceland:Great value for money on this tour
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$ 153
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South Coast And Glacier Hike
Stay Iceland:Wonderful day tour combining sightseeing the best spots on the south shore with a glacier hike with a professional guide
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$ 145
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Snorkel Between Continents In Silfra | Free Photos
Stay Iceland:This is a stunning adventure for all adventurous people.
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$ 338
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Inside the Volcano Tour | Free Pickup from Reykjavik
Stay Iceland:Amazing once in a lifetime experience!

Restaurants in Reykjavik

If you stop for a day or two in Reykjavik, here is a selection of a few great restaurants and articles about restaurants written by local authors.

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My Top 10 Restaurants in Reykjavik vs TripAdvisor's Top 10
Stay Iceland:A local guide with a list of 10 restaurants
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Kol Restaurant
Stay Iceland:High quality restaurant downtown Reykjavik
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Hlemmur Mathöll
Stay Iceland:A small upscale food court with great atmosphere, very popular by locals
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ROK
Stay Iceland:Great place for small plates to share with local ingredients. Great coctails.
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Sumac Grill + Drinks
Stay Iceland:A new and hip place focusing on middle-eastern influenced food made of local ingredients from Iceland

Hot Springs & Swimming Pools

From navigating your way to hot springs, to how to navigate Icelandic swimming pool culture.

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The Great Icelandic Soak-Off: A Potted Guide To Wild Pools

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  1. Sólheimajökull Ice Climbing & Glacier Hike
  2. Black Sand Beach
  3. Dyrhólaey Viewpoint
  4. Skógafoss
  5. Snorkeling in Silfra: In between Two Continents
  6. Glacier Lagoon Zodiac Tour
  7. Puffin Tour from Snæfellsnes Peninsula
  8. Into the Glacier Classic Tour | Meet on Location
  9. Sea Kayaking Stykkisholmur
  10. Viking Sushi in Stykkisholmur
  11. South Coast Classic: Guided in 10 languages
  12. Best of Iceland Tour: Golden Circle, South Coast and Northern Lights
  13. Northern Lights Hunting Minibus Tour from Reykjavik
  14. Snorkel Between Continents In Silfra | Free Photos
  15. Inside the Volcano Tour | Free Pickup from Reykjavik
  16. Snorkeling in Silfra: In between Two Continents
  17. Kol Restaurant
  18. Hlemmur Mathöll
  19. ROK
  20. Sumac Grill + Drinks
  21. Premium Airport Transfer - Keflavik To Reykjavík
  22. Airport Transfer w/ Hotel Drop Off - Keflavík To Reykjavík
  23. Krauma nature bath
  24. Warm Baths & Cool Lights Tour

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