Have you already visited such typical hot and sunny holiday locations as Frigiliana Villas and are now looking for something a bit different? Look no further than Northern Iceland: The Breathtaking Land of Fire and Ice. Iceland is given this name due to its starkly contrasting cold weather and hot geothermal activity. In this land of constant flux, you will find a fascinating culture, geographical wonders, outdoor recreation,beautiful Northern Iceland holiday homes and of course, the mystical Northern Lights. There is truly something for everyone in Northern Iceland; it is so much more than just a winter wonderland.
It enjoys cool winters and mild summers due to the Gulf Channel, and its average temperature rarely falls below freezing. Its pleasantly mild climate allows for outdoor swimming pool fun in almost all of the resorts open in the summer. People from all around the world enjoy Northern Iceland holidays due to the myriad of outdoor activities available. Many people enjoy walking, hiking, horse riding, swimming, golfing, hunting, or fishing in Northern Iceland's untouched, unspoilt wilderness. A very popular activity is going whale watching where visitors can see firsthand the beauty of Iceland's aquatic wildlife. Another beautiful place in which to practise a wide range of outdoor sports is L'Alpe d'Huez Chalets
Northern Iceland Holiday Cottages - natural wonders, glittering glaciers and the magical Aurora Borealis
Northern Iceland also offers some of the best fishing in the world, from saltwater to freshwater fish. Fly fishing has become increasingly popular in Northern Iceland, and anglers are more than welcome to catch brown trout, salmon, and other delicious breeds in one of Iceland's flawless, crystal clear rivers and streams. Over the past few decades, excursions to the Highlands have become increasingly popular. Staying in Northern Iceland holiday rentals would not be complete without a journey to one of Northern Iceland's beautiful highland locations, where some of the world’s most stunning, breathtaking natural wonders are to be found. Whether your journey takes you to Askja, a 50 km caldera set in the mountains, the Kverkfjöll mountain range, Iceland's third largest mountain range overlooking pristine glaciers, or the bubbling hot pools of Hveravellir, Iceland will live you breathless and astounded with its natural beauty.
Northern Iceland Holiday Lettings - watch the Northern Lights light up the sky
Northern Iceland’s prime geographic location, coupled with its long hours of darkness in the summer months makes it one of the best locations in the world to view the natural marvel of the Aurora Borealis. This natural phenomenon occurs when charged particles bursting out of the sun clash with the Earth's magnetic field, creating an infinite spectrum of color. This creates every color imaginable and seems to dance with Iceland's unforgettable mountain landscape. You can snuggle up in your Northern Iceland cottage with your family and loved ones with a cup of hot cocoa and watch as these mystic waves sail across the crystal clear Iceland sky.
Other holiday destinations perfect for sharing with the family are:
Take your kids to the Kornati National Park, a nature reserve declared a national park area in 1980, which covers around 220 square kilometres of land and is internationally acclaimed due to the diversity of its fauna and natural habitats - Žižanj Villa Rentals
Treat your family to a holiday of outdoor sports with Ardeche Holiday Cottages, enjoy kayaking, small river boat excursions, trekking, horseriding, hiking, biking free-climbing adventures