Rest of Iceland

Rest of Iceland Travel Guide

Articles about Rest of Iceland

By Travel + Leisure Staff

Medieval churches, cobblestoned streets, and endless olive groves: head to these small European towns to discover a country’s soul.

By Kelly Lack

Hotels in Rest of Iceland

Just over two hours from Reykjavík, this secluded inn on the Snaefellsnes Peninsula provides some of the most spectacular views in Iceland. A popular wedding destination, the hotel sits at the edge of a lava field, in full view of the Snaefellsjökull glacier and the Budir estuary.

Restaurants in Rest of Iceland

Located on the Snaefellsnes Peninsula, just over two hours from Reykjavík, Hotel Budir's candlelit eatery serves a regionally inspired menu amid some of the best views in the country.

Things to do in Rest of Iceland

Iceland’s 1.6-million-gallon cure-all, the Blue Lagoon, where people flock for soothing heat and an abundance of minerals, also has a bar. Of course, in the spirit of healthfulness, the Lagoon Bar does a nice trade in fruit and skyr (thick Icelandic yogurt).