Iceland's popularity has skyrocketed in recent years, with travellers from round the globe capitalising on new networks of affordable flights to Reykjavík.

But with so much to see and do on this volcanic island, planning the right travel itinerary can be daunting. From the dazzling lights of the aurora borealis to therapeutic dips in piping hot geothermal pools, this 1-minute video guide is just the thing to kickstart your Icelandic odyssey.

rough guide iceland coverDiscover more of Iceland with The Rough Guide to Iceland. Compare flightstourshostels and hotels, or plan and book a bespoke tour designed by local experts. And don’t forget to buy travel insurance before you go.

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