Welcome to Iceland
Iceland offers a wide choice of experiences for the traveller, regardless of when you visit the country. Every season has its own unique charm and there are always opportunities to experience new things, discover beauty and be mesmerized by the freshness and colours of nature. Every season will leave you with a host of unforgettable memories.
Established in 1944, the Republic of Iceland joined the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) in 1970 and signed a bilateral Free Trade Agreement with the European Communities in 1972. In 1994, Iceland became fully integrated into the European single market when it joined the European Economic Area (EEA).
Statement to the Second Committee on Sustainable Development by Nikulas Hannigan, Deputy Permanent Representative
Inspired by IcelandIceland is a unique destination that offers pristine nature, breathtaking landscapes and vibrant culture. Discover everything Iceland has to offer, plan your stay and book your tours using Inspired by Iceland, the official travel information site for Iceland.
Icelandic CultureIcelandic culture is deeply rooted in ancient heritage. Literature has always been the cornerstone of Icelandic culture, from the ancient Sagas, to the works of the Nobel Laurate, Halldór Laxness, but all forms of arts are thriving in Iceland, from film and music to design and fine arts.
Invest in IcelandPositive business environment, abundance of competitively priced renewable energy, solid infrastructure, skilled workforce, minimum red tape and a range of incentives for new direct investments make Iceland an attractive location for a range of businesses. Learn more from Invest in Iceland.
Reykjavík Literary CityReykjavík City, the capitol of Iceland has been designated as UNESCO City of Literature. With this nomination, Reykjavík joins Edinburgh, Melbourne, Iowa City and Dublin, as the fifth City of Literature, in the Creative Cities Network. Network. Reykjavik is the first non-native English speaking city to receive the title.