Iceland’s top attractions: DC-3 Iceland Airplane Crash

November 28, 2022, Hertz Iceland Iceland Attractions

The dc-3 plane wreck in Iceland is one of the most famous sites in South Iceland on Sólheimasandur beach. And after being in Justin Beiber’s music video, it has been awash with tourists trying to see the amazing site of the crash.  So what is so magnetic about the site of the beloved relic of […]

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Reynisfjara, the black sand beach in Iceland

November 11, 2022, Hertz Iceland Iceland Attractions

When you think of Iceland, what comes to mind? One of Iceland’s top natural features is our black sand beaches, with the most famous being Reynisfjara. The black sand beaches of Iceland are otherworldly, and you’ve likely seen them many times before in movies and tv series.  The sand sparkles against the backdrop of the […]

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Driving the Iceland Diamond Circle: essential travel tips

September 26, 2022, Hertz Iceland Iceland Attractions

In only 260 kilometres of driving, you can see some of the most breathtaking sites and scenery in the world when travelling along the Diamond Circle in Iceland. It’s still one of the country’s hidden gems, as this route hasn’t gained as much popularity as the more famous Golden Circle.  If you’re planning a self-drive […]

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Iceland south coast self-drive travel guide

July 22, 2022, Hertz Iceland Iceland Attractions

The south coast of Iceland is extremely popular for travelers visiting Iceland, and for good reason. It is easy to access with a rental car from Reykjavik and contains some of Iceland’s most beautiful attractions. From waterfalls to volcanos, black sand beaches, and glacial lagoons, you can experience the diversity of Iceland’s landscapes all in […]

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Top 15 Iceland hot springs: how to visit them by rental car

March 29, 2022, Hertz Iceland Iceland Attractions

Iceland is a popular travel destination for a variety of different reasons: extreme temperatures, viking stories, a football team that takes down giants, and its incredible array of exotic hot springs. It has some of the most amazing hot springs in the world which make up part of its alluring landscapes, and serve as a […]

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Iceland Dilemma: Golden Circle vs. Ring Road, how to choose?

March 21, 2022, Hertz Iceland Iceland Attractions

It’s no secret that the best way to explore Iceland is by car. Iceland’s most beautiful and awe-inspiring attractions are scattered around the island, and renting a car will enable you to access them all at your own pace. But there are multiple routes in Iceland, so how do you know which one is the […]

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Reykjanes Peninsula Iceland: the hidden gem close to Iceland airport

May 28, 2021, Hertz Iceland Iceland Attractions

The peninsula that contains the natural wonders closest to Reykjavik often gets overlooked when people aim for the top crowd pleasers in Iceland. Just half an hour drive from the capital, or even closer to the airport, this hidden gem of a peninsula has escaped mainstream attention until recently, when our latest volcano in Fagradalsfjall […]

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Skiing in Iceland

April 30, 2019, Hertz Iceland Iceland Attractions

When you think of ski trips, the Alps and Aspen probably come to mind before Akureyri in North Iceland. Despite this, more and more international travellers are considering Iceland as a Mecca of low-cost skiing and snowboarding. No towns in Iceland could truly call themselves ski resorts, but a very large number of Icelandic towns […]

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Iceland’s piece of the Arctic Circle

April 30, 2019, Hertz Iceland Iceland Attractions

Iceland is very close to the Arctic Circle and often mistaken for being beyond this border, which isn’t actually true – but there is an island that actually is: Grímsey Island. This island is 5.3 square kilometres with the few inhabitants mostly working in fishing, but increasingly also in tourism. Visiting the island is a […]

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What to in Ísafjörður, the capital of the Westfjords

March 14, 2019, Hertz Iceland Iceland Attractions

Ísafjörður is in the Westfjords, around a 6-hour journey from Reykjavík. Along the journey you can find the extinct volcano Grábrók, which can be climbed to see inside the crater; Hólmavík, home to the Icelandic Museum of Sorcery & Witchcraft; as well as endless beautiful views of the fjords, sea and mountains can also be […]

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