Midnight sun in Iceland: the travel guide

February 13, 2023, Hertz Iceland Local activities recommendation

The midnight sun is one of those phenomena only experienced in a few parts of the world. Iceland is one of the best places to enjoy this as the extended daylight provides even more time to enjoy the country’s natural attractions, it has also been a reason for some tourists visit Iceland during summer. The […]

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Best time to see northern lights in Iceland with a rental car: 2023 Guide

December 13, 2022, Hertz Iceland Local activities recommendation

Are the northern lights in Iceland? The short answer is YES if you visit Iceland during the northern light season (between September and April every year). With such a long aurora season every year, see the northern lights in Iceland had became one of the top reasons visitors travel to Iceland. But this natural phenomenon […]

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Hiking to the Volcano in Iceland 2023: Everything you need to know

August 11, 2022, Hertz Iceland Iceland Attractions Local activities recommendation Safe Travel Tips

After a month of earthquakes felt in the capital area, a fissure erupted on the Reykjanes Peninsula. Several volcanoes have resulted from the fissure line and have proven to be a “tourist eruptions.” The slow-flowing lazy lava allows visitors to hike to the Volcano and observe it up close and personal. Experts predict these volcanoes […]

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Things to do in Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland, with your rental car

April 11, 2022, Hertz Iceland Local activities recommendation

Reykjavik is the capital of Iceland and the first stop for anyone visiting the land of fire and ice. Almost everyone flying into Iceland will land here first, and many tourists choose to stay and enjoy the city for at least a few days. There are tons of awesome places you can visit and things […]

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Around Iceland – in a Camper

August 5, 2021, Hertz Iceland Local activities recommendation

All you need to know and what you should see There are plenty of decent road trips out there, but then there is the Icelandic ring road to conquer them all. A truly fantastic experience where you cover as much as possible in a fairly short amount of time and driving distance, where beauty awaits […]

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Off the Beaten Soundtrack with Hertz

January 10, 2020, Hertz Iceland Local activities recommendation

For this year’s Airwaves, the music fans at Hertz got together to launch a special pilot project. Dubbed the Lighthouse Sessions, the concert was an off-venue event for Iceland Airwaves Plus guests featuring Icelandic artists Daði Freyr & Hildur. The crew ventured out in the cool autumn light of early November to the seaside village […]

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See Iceland from the Skies

October 7, 2019, Hertz Iceland Local activities recommendation

Take a tour with a twist by taking to the skies with paragliders, helicopters and aeroplanes to sightsee Iceland’s varied landscapes with unhindered views. Hiking, road trips and guided tours are by far the most common forms of Iceland sightseeing. But with such large majestic landscapes it is very difficult for nature lovers to really […]

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Iceland’s volcanoes that hit the news

April 30, 2019, Hertz Iceland Local activities recommendation

When you think of Iceland, volcanoes come to mind, despite the country being very active in this sense the eruptions are rarely very destructive, often under 3 of the Richter scale. Iceland’s volcanic activity is triggered by being on the Eurasian and North American tectonic plate borders, and actually Iceland is tearing apart at the […]

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Seyðisfjörður – a journey in the Eastfjords

April 30, 2019, Hertz Iceland Iceland Attractions Local activities recommendation

As part of your tour of East Iceland don’t miss Seyðisfjörður town, connected to the ring road via Egilsstaðir. This small town has a big reputation for it’s natural beauty, well-maintained old Norwegian-style houses and a haven for artistic souls as well as being the location of the only international ferry port to connect you […]

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Great ways to go bird spotting in Iceland

March 14, 2019, Hertz Iceland Local activities recommendation

Iceland has many interesting and beautiful birds amongst the mountainous scenery. There are many ways of seeing the birds Iceland has to offer such as taking a whale watching tour to see the sea birds (as well as the whales and dolphins too of course) or taking a coastal drive to places such as Látrabjarg […]

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