Are you planning a trip to Iceland, but you don’t know when to travel? Don´t worry. We are here to help you decide when it is the best time for you to visit this otherworldly country in the North Atlantic Ocean.
Hopefully, after reading, you can easily decide when to visit Iceland, depending on your interests, budget, and travel style. One thing we do know for sure is that, no matter what season you choose, Iceland will delight you! Visiting Iceland is always a good idea, but it all depends on what you want to see and do in Iceland. Think about the purpose of your visit before picking the time to travel.
- From June to August, days are long and if you are a whale-watching enthusiast or want to hike in the highlands, summer is the best time to go to Iceland.
- Keen to experience an ice cave, snowy landscapes on a snowmobile? Then, winter is your best bet, while spring brings the liveliest rivers and is the best time for spotting cute puffins.
- Some people prefer autumn since you can still do a lot of outdoor activities before winter arrives and prices are lower than in summer.
- If you you want to hunt down the northern lights, the best time to visit Iceland is from October to March.