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Unexplored Iceland: A Visit to the East Coast

"East Iceland feels like what Reykjavik’s immediate environs used to before the tourist boom began some years back—quiet, remote, wild, and refreshingly untouched." - VIRGINIA VAN ZANTEN - VOGUE

Iceland’s really wild side

Last summer a new flight opened up the country’s most mysterious coastline to travellers with a taste for adventure — and a faith in elvish magic.

East Iceland Official Tourist Guide 2016-2017

See the new East Iceland Official Tourist Guide 2016-2017 here. Listed in the brochure are companies that have possess all permits to run a tourism company in Iceland. The Guide offers a you the opportunity to view most of East Iceland's tourism companies in one place. If you can't find in the book you will find it here.

How to travel GREEN!

80% of those visiting Iceland come to experience its breathtaking nature. In order to preserve this beauty for future generations, please read the following information and instructions and keep them in mind during your stay.

Need a reason to visit? Here are ten!

East Iceland is an area of many charms but it has not reached the same fame as the south east or the north. Here are 10 reasons why you should make East Iceland a destination on its own.

Discover the World launches new direct flights to Egilsstaðir opening up East Iceland to British visitors for 2016 travels

A press release from Discover the World: In response to the growing popularity of Iceland with British visitors, Discover the World, leading travel experts to this mid-Atlantic island, has announced it will be launching a new direct flight to Egilsstaðir in East Iceland next Summer.


Check out this survey on Destination Austurland!

Austurland að Glettingi - Ferðasýning á Reyðarfirði

Ágætu ferðaþjónustuaðilar á Austurlandi! Brettum upp ermar og tökum vel á móti SAF í lok mars. Í tilefni af aðalfundi Samtaka ferðaþjónustunnar (SAF) sem haldinn verður á Egilsstöðum fimmtudaginn 26. mars var ákveðið að nýta tækifærið og blása til austfirskrar ferðakynningar, einskonar MANNAMÓT á Austurlandi.

Fáskrúðsfjörður in the Financial Times

Check out a recent article in the Financial Times about Fáskrúðsfjörður and the french heritage found everywhere in the village.

The Eruption in Holuhraun - LIVE

The Icelandi Company Mila has a webcam near the eruption in Holuhraun. Check it out!

See all the pretty girls!

Kaleo, one of East Iceland's most popular bands, filmed their last video in East Iceland among other places. See beautiful people in the beautiful landscape around Lagarfljót.

A Film about Eistnaflug

The Eistnaflug 2014 Docu-music-partyextravaganza film is nearing completion and the Docu part will be premiered on Icelandic RÚV next March/April.