Iceland in Spring: A Comprehensive April+May Guide

May 23, 2024, Hertz Iceland Iceland nature

Spring in Iceland, April and May, a shoulder season of travelling Iceland. As the ice and snow begin to melt, the stunning landscapes transform into lush green fields, vibrant flowers bloom, and wildlife returns in full force. In this guide, we’ll explore why the spring months are the perfect time to visit Iceland. We’ll highlight […] full post

Are There Polar Bears in Iceland?

April 5, 2024, Hertz Iceland Iceland nature

When venturing into the mystic lands of Iceland, a question often arises: Are there polar bears roaming the ice-capped terrains of this Arctic neighbor? The short and simple answer is no; polar bears are not native to Iceland. However, their occasional appearances on Icelandic shores have sparked curiosity, concern, and a plethora of tales among […] full post

Iceland Fjords Guide: Where To See Them, Best Time To Visit

March 1, 2024, Hertz Iceland Iceland nature

Iceland’s landscape is covered in marks showcasing its geological past, and some of the most awe-inspiring are the fjords. Long, narrow inlets carved by glacial erosion are concentrated in regions like the Westfjords, North Fjords, and East Fjords, with each offering something unique. In this article, we’ll discover the natural wonders of Iceland’s Fjords and […] full post

Guide to the Top 9 Iceland Canyons: How to Get There

January 30, 2024, Hertz Iceland Iceland nature

Iceland’s landscapes are a prime example of how powerful nature can be, sculpted over thousands of years by glacial and volcanic activity. Beyond the iconic Iceland glaciers and geothermal lagoons lie hidden gems: a network of dramatic canyons. In this article, we explore the top 9 Iceland canyons, from deep, lengthy crevasses to short, shallow […] full post

Iceland Landscape: The Natural Beauty of Iceland

September 5, 2023, Hertz Iceland Iceland nature

The primary reason that Iceland is on the top of so many bucket lists is the country’s natural beauty. When planning a trip to Iceland, it’s essential to note that the Iceland landscape is truly unrivalled, and you won’t find as many diverse and captivating natural attractions anywhere else. In this guide, we will look […] full post

Icelandic Sheep: what special about them and Where to See Them

July 20, 2023, Hertz Iceland Iceland nature

As long as there have been people in Iceland, there have been Icelandic sheep. Icelandic sheep play a vital role in the cultural heritage and economy of Iceland. Their thick, dual coats make their wool waterproof and insulting, yet soft and fluffy on the inside, perfect for keeping them comfortable in Iceland’s unpredictable weather. With […] full post

The Self-Drive Guide to Iceland in Winter

July 13, 2023, Hertz Iceland Iceland nature

Planning a trip to Iceland in winter requires an added level of know-how as there are some unique circumstances to navigate. But the stunning landscapes and breathtaking natural wonders are made even more magical by the sparkly layer of snow that blankets the country during this cold winter season. While many travelers flock to Iceland […] full post

Iceland Summer Travel Guide: Self-Drive with a Rental Car

June 23, 2023, Hertz Iceland Iceland nature

Renting a car and embarking on a self-drive adventure is the best way to explore the stunning landscapes of Iceland year-round. But in the summer months, it’s an especially fulfilling way to explore the country. full post

Iceland in September – The Self-Drive Travel Guide 

June 15, 2023, Hertz Iceland Iceland nature

As the summer fades into autumn, Iceland offers numerous advantages and unique experiences to visitors from around the world. Known for geothermal springs, glaciers, Vikings and black sand beaches, Iceland is a top destination for adventurous and cultured travellers. Visiting Iceland in September presents an ideal opportunity for a self-drive trip in Iceland with enjoyable […] full post

Iceland in August: The Self-Drive Travel Guide 2024

May 22, 2023, Hertz Iceland Iceland nature

Iceland, with its breathtaking landscapes and unique natural wonders, is an incredible destination any time of the year, but August stands out as one of the best months to explore the island. August is the height of the tourist season, with some of the warmest and most pleasant weather conditioners of the year. This enables travellers […] full post