Iceland is Europe's second largest island and has a population of 330,000 half of which live around the capital Reykjavik. The Icelandic capital is a surprising city of gourmet restaurants, great shopping and natural wonders. Not to be missed is a dip in one of the many outdoor swimming pools heated using geothermal energy. Visit, the National Gallery of Iceland, Hallgrimur's Church, and the National Museum. Nature is Iceland's biggest attraction and not far from the capital are some of the country's major sights. Take the Golden Circle Tour to visit Pingvellir National Park, geysers and waterfalls. The Blue Lagoon near the international airport is one of the most famous spas in the world. Farther north visit Iceland's second largest city Akureyri and Lake Myvatn with its moonlike landscape. The village of Husavik is world-famous for whale watching. Continental Journeys offers many escorted and independent tours to Iceland. You can customize any independent tour or have us create a tour to fit your wishes.