The Ring Road in Iceland
The Ring Road in Iceland

The Ring Road in Iceland

Calling all road trip lovers! Are you looking for something interesting to do on your next day off? If so, make sure to visit Iceland’s famous Ring Road driving route, which is the nickname of one of the countries M1 motorways. This famous old driving route takes visitors on a scenic route around the country in many uninhabited areas and islands.

Why should I visit the Ring Road in Iceland?

This route can be one of the best ways for visitors to experience all of the sites and tourists destinations across Iceland.

The route also brings visitors around some of the islands most visited attractions, including, the Seljalandsfoss and  Skógafoss waterfalls. The entire route is 825 miles, which is the same equivalent of driving almost the entire length of the UK, from John O’Groates to Southe West England. Although the route can be theoretically driven in under 24 hours, it is highly recommended to be travelled in around 7 days, for the best experience. It is also highly recommended, that visitors travel this route in the summer. However, if you intend on winter travel, you must familiarise yourself with local advice and weather warnings. So, what are you waiting for? Make the most of your next day off and visit the famous Ring Road in Iceland!

  • Car rentals are available.
  • Open all year round.
  • Cafes, bars and tourists destinations are located along the route.

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