Iceland is an island nation in Northern Europe – its local name is just Island! Inhabited since 874 by Norse and Celtic settlers, Icelandic culture preserves cultural and linguistic elements lost in other Scandinavian countries. It’s nature is also unique in Europe, cold, forestless, almost lunar. Learn about the characteristics of the island, when it is best to visit it and what do you need to prepare before arriving (both in terms of currency and baggage and passports or visas!), what is worth seeing and visiting in various destinations (including sights, monuments, national parks, beaches and more), how to travel (with special attention paid to highways and motorways), the prices of various goods and services, accomodation, weather, maps, tourist guides, opinions of visitors and other practical pieces of information!