The Unmissable Trip To Northern Europe – Fairytale Denmark

When it comes to Denmark, many people will think of Hans Christian Andersen.

Denmark has topped the UN’s world happiness index several times, making it the world’s happiest country. In addition to the most impressive fairy tales, there are also ancient amusement parks, rainbow-like houses and exquisite churches in Denmark. You must know the country you must have to go – Denmark.

The travel time

Denmark’s climate is not as cold as you might expect. It lies between northern and central Europe, with warm winters and cool summers, and the hottest July averages between 15 and 17 degrees. Denmark’s summer (late June to early September) is the best time to travel, with cool temperatures and long hours of sunshine (sunsets around the summer solstice are around 10 p.m.), when outdoor activities take place. Autumn is generally cool and comfortable, winter temperature in 0℃ or so, not very cold, there is a right amount of frost and snow, like skiing friends can come at this time, feel the fairy tale world in the snow and ice.

Transportation

The air, land and sea traffic in Denmark is very well developed. Car rental companies can be found in almost all the big cities and airports in Denmark. Denmark has many islands, in addition to the bridge, ferry is an important means of transportation connecting the islands, most of the ferries in Denmark also carry passengers, large ferry also equipped with restaurants, shops, children’s recreation and other facilities. In addition, bicycles are a very convenient means of transportation in Denmark. There are also bicycle lanes on the roads. Tourists can rent a bike anywhere in Denmark by day or week. Therefore, passengers do not have to worry about any travel problems, and the means of transportation within the territory can take passengers to every destination they want to visit.

Classic Trip

The first stop – Copenhagen

You may know that Copenhagen is the capital of fairy-tale Denmark and that it once hosted the world climate conference, but it’s more than that. It has the largest number of Michelin restaurants in northern Europe, as the food paradise of northern Europe naturally not under the words; With top designers and developed transportation system, it is the model of modern metropolis. Also has a lot of ancient castles and royal courtyard, classical strong breath. The dense jungles of the city center, the beautiful beaches, the elegant lakes, the beauty that can be seen everywhere, the dazzling variety of goods, and the young cyclists who pass by, are all the beautiful and unique scenery of Copenhagen.

  1. Newport

When it comes to Copenhagen, Newport is one of the most popular destinations for tourists, with colorful old houses along the shore, scaly beer houses and restaurants, and wooden boats with masts in the canal making it the best place to get a taste of Copenhagen. In the 17th century, the king of fairy tales Hans Christian Andersen also lived in Newport, where he wrote stories about princess and the pea, tinder-box and many other films, such as the Danish girl.

  1. The little mermaid

This bronze sculpture based on Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale “the daughter of the sea” is a symbol of Copenhagen and Denmark. The statue was paid for by Carl Jacobsen, the founder of the new carlsberg beer company, and carved by the sculptor erikson. Now perched on the harbor rock in Langelinie, Copenhagen, Denmark, the little mermaid rescued a prince when she was 15 and fell in love with him, but the prince left her. However, the infatuated “little mermaid” still sat on the rocks by the sea day after day, waiting for the prince to return. In 2012, sculptors elmgren and dragsant completed the statue of the prince on helsinger island, where the little mermaid looked. After a hundred years of waiting, the little mermaid was no longer alone.

  1. Amalienborg Castle

This is the present royal palace of Denmark, and if you see the flag raised on the square, then the queen of Denmark is living in it. The palace is made up of four identical buildings, and currently visitors can visit two of the four palaces: Christine viii, which is part of the museum of the royal family of Glucksburg, and Christine vii, which is used by the queen to receive guests and official representatives.

Another very famous part of the palace was the guards who walked up and down the square. With their tall black hats and guns, they went from one corner to the other and back again with blank faces. If you want to take a picture with them, keep a distance of 1.5 meters.

The second stop – Legoland Billund

Legoland is the most popular attraction in Denmark outside Copenhagen, especially among children. The park has 44.5 million pieces of legos, including miniature world buildings, animals, astronauts, pirates and princesses, as well as mini-cars, water rafting and other rides and Atlantis underwater world.

The third stop – Odense

Odense is located between Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark, and the Jutland peninsula. It is the third largest city in Denmark and the capital of phying, the second largest island in Denmark. 96 km west of Copenhagen. Odense is one of the oldest cities in Denmark, with a history of more than 1,000 years. It is also the hometown of Hans Christian Andersen, the famous Danish writer of fairy tales, which attracts a large number of admirers every year. As an ancient city, the city is full of low wooden buildings in the traditional Danish style, with beautiful gardens and botanical gardens.

  1. Andersen Hus

H.C Andersson’s House is located in odense, in the centre of the Danish island of finin. It was built in 1905 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Hans Christian Andersen (1905-1875), the great Danish writer of fairy tales. Approaching the museum is like stepping back in time to a 19th-century fairytale land of red-tiled, white-walled bungalows and cobblestone streets. Enter the museum and you’ll see a time-focused simulation of Andersen’s time, as well as his vast collection of original manuscripts, colorful paper cuttings and lesser-known designs. In the museum’s video room, you can hear the familiar Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tales through your earphones. In the museum’s internal library, you can also browse through a large number of his works and relive the beauty of his childhood.

  1. Eusedon cathedral

Built in the 14th century, this gothic cathedral is one of the most famous churches in odense. The exterior is red and the interior is pure white. Even the Windows are beautifully made, revealing odense’s wealth and status during the middle ages. Nowadays, you can often find some catholics praying in the churches and, with luck, locals holding weddings here. It is the best place to blend in with the local religious culture.

  1. Funen Village

The scenic spot is a large farm, located in an old buildings, you can see here in animal husbandry, odense flourishes with the ducks in the pond, as long as someone to feeding, they will be crazy swam to the shore, the distance of cattle, sheep are eating grass, and green apple orchards and colorful large garden, pastoral scenery is infinite. There is also a stately neoclassical building, the Fyns Kunstmuseum. The interior features a high-quality collection of Danish art from the 18th century to the present, including fine sculpture and modern art.

The fourth stop – Helsingor

Helsinger is located in the northeast corner of the Danish island of Zealand, holding the northern part of the oresund strait, and Sweden helsingborg in the distance, 40 kilometers from the Danish capital Copenhagen. Once called “the most colorful corner of Denmark” by Hans Christian Andersen, it is also one of the oldest cities in Denmark, so many people also affectionately call it the back garden of Copenhagen.

  1. Kronborg Slot

One of Denmark’s most famous palace buildings, the palazzo DE kalomborg is also one of the outstanding Renaissance buildings in northern Europe, attracting hundreds of tourists to visit it every day. The story of Shakespeare’s famous tragedy Hamlet takes place in the town of clonborough. It stands at the end of the land, looking across to helsingborg, Sweden, a castle made famous by Shakespeare’s Hamlet.

BEST PACKABLE BAG FOR TRAVELERS – WANDF T302

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Four Fjords in Norway

If you ask what country to visit in the summer, Norway must be one of the best places to go, because the fjords there are definitely not to be missed. Enjoying the scenery of the fjords on both sides of the river while facing the wind on the cruise ship is very relaxing!

The fjords are a calling card for Norway and are a UNESCO world heritage site. Here, the pace of time seems to slow down, the fjords remain magnificent and full of the charms of the Norwegian fjords. These “works of art from nature” have become important symbols of Norway precisely because they attract us with their fascinating scenery and bring us unique travel memories.

Why visit the fjords in Norway?

  • Large quantity
    There are more than a thousand fjords in Norway.
  • Each has its own characteristics
    Some Norwegian fjords are long and narrow, some are deep, some are lined with fruit trees, some are wooded… You can explore any fjord you want. Actually, the fjords have their own advantages all year round, but the best in summer and autumn.
  • Abundant activities
    There are many ways to learn about the fjords besides by boat. Hiking, kayaking, and driving are all great ways to learn about the fjords.
  • Mature development
    The development was not to destroy, but to preserve as much of the landscape as possible, with a view deck at a good Angle on the mountain path, allowing visitors to enjoy the beauty of the fjord.

The four fjords of Norway

Norway is a “land of fjords”. The fjords on the southwest coast are well known. Here are four fjords to introduce to you, recommend a variety of activities, take you to visit the Norwegian fjords!

  1. Songn fjord: Norway in miniature
    At 205 km long, Sognefjorden is the longest fjord in Norway. The many branches of the songn fjord tour, including the wonderful scenery concentrated in the nearby tributaries of naroyi fjord and ayurlandfjord, are a must to visit songn fjord.

(1) Tour Route Recommendation

  • train from Oslo across the hartangel plateau to myrdal;
  • take the little alpine train from myrdal to fromm, which has been voted “one of the most beautiful train journeys in Europe”;
  • take a cruise ship from flom to the naroy fjord – ayurland fjord to gudwann;
  • take the bus to voss to experience the winding mountain road;
  • the last train from vos back to bergen.

(2) Selected play activities

1) Canoe and Kayak
Canoeing can be found in several towns in Norway, such as voss and goodwin. This is a popular water sport that is exciting and fun while keeping you safe! Kayaking, floating freely on the water, getting in touch with the magnificent fjords and seeing the pure fjords from another Angle is a very special experience.

2) The stegstein observation deck
Stegastein, on a mountain road between ayuran and leidar, is part of Norway’s national tourist road project. Rising 30 meters from the valley wall and 650 meters above the river, the observatory offers breath-taking views of the ayurlandfjord. For visitors to fromm, this is a must-see “web celebrity” attraction, so don’t forget to clock in and take some pictures as a souvenir.

3) Traffic

Train

Fromm station, on the shores of the songn fjord, has been named the world’s most incredible train route by Lonely Planet magazine. A train ride takes you from flom on the edge of the fjord up to the top of the mountain, where the line connects with the bergen-oslo railway at Myrdal. There are trains every day of the year.

The Bus

Buses ply daily throughout the year to and from Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim, Voss, Gol, Hemsedal, Fagernes and Lillehammer.

The ship

Passenger ships ply between bergen and the small towns along the sonnjord every day of the year. In the summer, there are also daily express passenger ships between bergen and fromm. You can also hop on a sightseeing boat to travel to different destinations along the fjords.

Self-driving

If you choose to drive to the sonnjord region, the journey from bergen takes 2-3 hours, from Oslo 4-5 hours and from trondheim 5-6 hours. Please note that vehicle ferries across the songn fjord and its tributaries are available at several locations.

  1. Hartangerfjord: Pastoral

Hardangerfjord rises from the Atlantic ocean in the west to the Hardangervidda plateau in the east. It is the fourth longest fjord in the world and the second longest in Norway. The landscape of the fjords offers a clean uncarved beauty, with idyllic scenery on both sides and the famous tongue of the mountain demon.

(1) Tour route recommendation: Hartangell Miniature

Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the fjords, valleys, rivers, plateaus and waterfalls along the way.
Route: bergen-vos-ullvik/noor hermsons-edfejul – Oslo
Time: at least 1 day

(2) Selected play activities

1) The tongue of the mountain demon

Trolltunga, or devil’s tongue, is one of Norway’s most stunning cliffs. Giant rocks soar over the Ringedalsvatnet lake in odar, overlooking the magnificent hartangel fjord, a popular hiking destination and photo spot for tourists from around the world. What’s more, summer is a great time for hiking, and many travelers choose to go there to conquer the tongue of the mountain demon.

2) Walking on the fogel glacier

The Folgefonna glacier in hartangel is a famous glacier hiking destination. With a professional guide, you can experience the fun of ice walking and enjoy the magnificent scenery of Norway, which will be a rare experience during your trip to Norway.

3) The traffic

The plane
The nearest international airports to hartangel are bergen and higgenheim.
The bus
For a visit to hartangerfjord, take a bus from bergen or vos to noorhelmsong/eusteser/odar, which also has buses to and from Oslo.
The train
Although there are no direct trains to hartangerfjord, you can take the Norwegian national railway to Geilo, Voss or bergen and then take the bus to hartangerfjord.

Tips
Norwegian national railway website: https://www.vy.no/

The ship
A daily passenger ferry runs from bergen to Rosendal, a village on the south bank of hartangerfjord.
In the hartencourt fjord region, shipping services include guided sightseeing Tours with ships stopping at various hartencourt locations, such as Herand, Utne, Lofthus, Kinsarvik and Ulvik.

Self-driving
Self-driving can be from bergen along E39, E16 can be reached; RV13 is accessible from the town of worth; From Oslo follow the e18-e134-rv40-rv7 until you reach edphiur.

  1. Lysefjord
    Lysefjord is located in southwest Norway, approximately 25 km east of stavanger. It’s 42 kilometers inland, and the water is as still as a mirror, with no waves. The most famous sites are the cliff Preikstolen (600 meters above sea level) and the Kjeragbolten (about 2 meters in diameter), which is suspended 1, 000 meters above sea level in the fjord.

(1) Recommended tour route: cruise tour

The cruise will take you through the majestic lysefjord, where there are no waves or surges of the sea but only the reflections of high mountain cliffs in the fjord, making it hard to tell the real from the imaginary. You can hear the sound of silence as the wind blows through. They also pass the famous preikestolen, look up at the cliffs, and experience the wonders of nature.
Time: 3 hours

(2) selected play activities

1) A sermon stone

Pulpit Rock, located in southern Norway, is one of the three wonders of Norway, with a vertical drop of 604 meters and a platform of about 625 square meters at the top. Cliff “budaotai”, straight cliff side as if cut out by a knife. Stand on the cliff and watch the fjords, the rolling mountains, the winding fjords, the floating boats… It is like unfolding a long scroll of scenery. Such a magical place has naturally become a go-to destination for many people.

In summer, many hikers climb preikestolen. If you choose the unfrequented route, you will not only enjoy the unique scenery along the way, but also have an unforgettable mountaineering experience. Follow the professional guide, take the unusual road, brave to climb! Popular, it is recommended to book in advance!

2) The Wonder stone

Kjeragbolten is one of the three great rocks in Norway except the tongue of the mountain monster and preikestolen. The miracle stone is sandwiched between two giant rocks at an altitude of 984 meters. Every year during the summer, many brave challengers come to climb the stone to see what it really is. When the miracle stone appears calmly, it is like a treasure, sandwiched between two mountains, this scene is a great interpretation of the workmanship of nature.

3) Traffic

a. Cruise ship

The nearest city to the lysefjord is stavanger. There are cruises from bergen to stavanger, about five hours each way, and round trips are optional.

b. The bus
Public buses can also easily shuttle between Bergen and Stavanger. The trip, about 4.5 hours each way, offers endless views of Norway’s west coast.

  1. Galangerfjord

The Geirangerfjord, a UNESCO world heritage site, is surrounded by majestic mountains, cascading waterfalls and lush vegetation. The gaeronerfjord is backed by the Norwegian port city of olesund, along with some of the most winding roads on the west coast of Norway: the spirit road and the eagle road.

(1) Tour route recommendation: classic cruise ship + multiple national highways

1) The galangerfjord cruise ship

The gaeronerfjord is a stunning landscape with many famous waterfalls such as De syvs strene, Friaren and Brudesl ret. Magnificent waterfalls pour water, mist like a hazy veil over the cliffs, the sun over the spectrum of a beautiful rainbow, magnificent. Cruise ships are a great way to get a close look at the original beauty.
Route: galangel-hellesourt
Time: 1 hour

2) Galangel fjord + eagle road

In addition to the spectacular waterfalls and fjords of the galangerfjord, you can also do your own sightseeing and shopping, or visit small farms. And on the way, you’ll pass the magnificent eagle trail! Let you experience the shock and wonder of Norway’s roads.
Route: alesund – helesulte – galanel – eagle road – eidsdal-linge-sjoholt-alesund
Time: at least 1 day

3) the galangel fjord + the eagle road + the spirit road

If you love Norway’s roads, then the eagle road + the elf road must go! It starts at alesund and travels to the galangel fjord, passing the eagle trail. After the tour, the bus continues on to vardar and ondalsnes, passing the elven road on the way and stopping at its observation deck, which offers stunning views over nearby mountains and fjords, stimulating your nerves!
Route: oleson-linge-eidsdal-eagle road – galangel – elven road – Andalsnes- oleson
Time: at least 1 day

(2) selected play activities

Drive on the Atlantic highway

There are many national roads near alesund, including the eagle road and the spirit road. In addition, the Atlantic highway, known as “Norway’s architecture of the century,” is nearby.
The Atlantic road is an s-shaped, winding, high and low crossing a dozen low Bridges slightly above sea level, spanning all the islands between the western fjords of molde and christianson, and subtly connecting a series of islands in the avor islands to the mainland. Built between an island and a reef, it is often swept over the road by waves, especially during a hurricane.

(3) traffic

(1) the plane
Every day, there are many flights from big towns in Norway to Alesund Airport Vigra, the closest to the gaeronerfjord.

(2) the bus
There are daily express buses from Oslo, trondheim and bergen.

(3) the train
Trains run daily from Oslo (about 5.5 hours) and trondheim (about 4-5 hours) to Andalsnes, the nearest station.

(4) the ship
In the summer, the northbound Hurtigrute cruises from bergen to galanel.

(5) self-driving
The galangerfjord is about a three-hour drive from olesund, including two hours by bus and an hour by boat.

Three, how to play four fjords?
If you have more time and energy, want to see different scenery, or have a long trip plan, the double fjord or triple fjord route will be more suitable. A variety of fjords are combined and you can fully appreciate the different charms of each.

(1) songn fjord + hartangel fjord

Both of these fjords are close to bergen, so they are very convenient to visit together.
From Oslo/bergen, take the train to voss, then take a boat tour of the nuroy fjord, the most beautiful tributary of the songn fjord, embrace the beauty of the fjord, and then take the famous frome alpine train. Return to voss for a night off. The next day, from worth, head to huervik for the hardown fjord cruise, where you can see the beautiful and pastoral fjord with its blossoms and fruit trees.
Route: bergen – vos – naroy fjord – fromm – vos – hartangel fjord
Time: at least 2 days

(2) four fjords luxury self-driving tour
For more ambitious self-driving enthusiasts, this luxury road trip to sifjord is highly recommended. Covering the essence of four fjords and bypassing Norway’s highest peak, the route is one of the most beautiful self-driving routes in Europe. Drive freely and enjoy the magnificent scenery of the fjord!
Route: stavanger – lysefjord – hutene – hardangerfjord – edfayur – fromm – sonn fjord – ayuram – survaun – yoton herm national park – lome – galangerfjord – edzdal – ondalsnes – olesund
Time: at least 7 days

(3) The towns can not to be missed on the way

Bergen
Bergen, Norway’s second largest city, is an important transit point in addition to its impressive urban landscapes, such as medieval wooden houses, open-air old towns, small, quaint alleys and colorful roofs. From here you can travel to multiple fjords by different means.

Voss
Voss is a small town, but with all the shops, restaurants, and accommodations, it’s a great place to stay, and the scenery is stunning. In addition, it is also the “adventure capital of Norway”, whether it is hiking, mountain biking, rowing, bungee jumping, skydiving, gliding, mountain rafting… Voss allows you to fully experience excitement and pleasure.

Flam
The village of Flam is located in the deepest part of the ayurland fjord, surrounded by high mountains, waterfalls and canyons. There are also many activities to take part in: surfing, canoeing, mountain hiking, cycling and so on. A day or two in fromm is recommended for outdoor activities or visits to nearby traditional villages.

Norheimsund
Norheimsund is a beautiful town with its quiet villages, clean water and lush greenery. As the gateway to hartangerfjord, it is also a very useful public transport hub.

Ålesund
Living in Alesund, which has a thriving fishing industry, allows you to feast on fresh seafood. In addition, the curvy art nouveau architecture in the city is also impressive.

  1. Preparation before departure

Climate
The weather in Norway is usually stable in summer, with pleasant temperatures on land and at sea. In summer, the days are long and the nights are short. The temperature is around 20-25℃.

Dressing guide
The weather in Norway is more stable in summer, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t change suddenly. To be on the safe side, it is recommended that you bring more clothing and wear it according to the temperature. For example, bring at least one warm jumper, waterproof coat or umbrella, and wear comfortable sneakers or hiking shoes.
If you’re going hiking in the mountains or deep into the fjords or mountains, be prepared for all kinds of weather, and bring waterproof and windproof clothing, and wear wool. And in the evening and after the night, the temperature will be lower.

Tips: While the wind may feel cool in summer, the sun is much stronger than you think, so be sure to take precautions.

Visa

Norway is a schengen visa country. You can check the latest information requirements and fill in the visa application form online on the website of the Norwegian visa center.

Safety
Summer may participate in kayaking, rafting, seaside play and other water activities, remember to pay attention to safety, according to the individual’s physical condition optional participation. If you’re going to the beach, be sure to test the water before you go into the water. The water may be colder than you expect.

Many people think that the landscape of the fjords is largely the same, but if you visit Norway in person, it will refresh your understanding. Each fjord has its own essence and is one of nature’s most unique wonders. This summer, try one of Norway’s four fjords.

How To Make The Travel Guides

Many people make travel guides to avoid being embarrassed when traveling. How do you make them?

First, The Strategic Destination – Destination is absolutely the most important part in the tourism strategy. Only by choosing a good destination can we make the next step better.

Second, Choose the right travel tools according to your time on the basis of destination. Subway and high-speed rail can be good choices for travers who have sufficient time. Planes make it faster to get back and forth between destinations and spend more time on the destination.

Third, we can book the hotel in advance according to the time we stay in the place. In order not to restrict our schedule, please do not book in the same hotel. It is best to choose a hotel near the location you will be arriving at each day based on the general location. The Internet can efficiently help us choose a hotel that is convenient, comfortable and cheap.

Woman lying on a lounger by the pool at the hotel. Girl at travel spa resort pool. Summer luxury vacation.

Fourth, after solving the problem of travel and residence, we can see the local special scenic spots on the Internet, which can make the time of the day more detailed. For example, when to go and whereto go, tickets are needed or not , all need to be considered.

Man traveler is reading electronic book on smart phone , while is relaxing in the cafe , with light morning ,travel and recreation concept

Fifth, after a few days of refinement, the basic tour guide has been completed, but we still need to prepare for the cost of food and short distance transportation. After all, these two prices are not very good to budget.

Travel around the world concept in Summer vacation

Sixth, if you have enough money, please be prepared for the unexpected money. Of course, a travel insurance is the most appropriate.

Keep these in mind, and a new journey can begin!

Travel seems to me to be a rather wholesome exercise, in which the mind is constantly engaged in the activity of new and unknown things – Montaigne

Travel To Northern Europe – Iceland

  1. Safe enough

Iceland has a small population and relatively few immigrants. It’s very safe. There are almost no security concerns. I read a post on the Internet that Iceland’s police had too much time to amuse cats, feed ducks and play with snow, several photos of officers licking ice cream on patrol went viral.

  1. Beautiful as an alien planet

Iceland is best known for its unusual landform, which is so similar to the moon that astronauts buzz aldrin and Neil Armstrong, the first men to land on the moon, practiced there. Nature is a masterpiece of artists, a person looking at those beautiful scenery to suffocate, the heart will always have a different feeling.

  1. Human Interest

Nordic countries have high levels of happiness, and it’s easy to feel good about people. Let me tell you a little thing. On the first day I came to Iceland, my lens was broken. My friend suggested that I return to China for warranty. Uncle in the shop said it was broken, if you need to repair three or four days back to the factory, but I want to take photos these days. To my surprise, he went into the back room and took the same shot. He said, “take it away and return it to me before you leave.” then he gave me a business card of the store. That kind of trust makes the world feel good.

  1. Be a daydreamer for once

Many people grow grass in Iceland because of the movie “day dreamers,” in which the hero, a strange otaku, goes on a daring adventure to win the heart of a girl, including a trip to Iceland.

For the fans, going to the scene in the movie is like having a beautiful dream.

  1. Iceland has music

I once heard people joke that why are computers so strong in Finland? Because they get dark so early, they get bored and have to write code at home. In Iceland, they must be free to make art. Although Iceland is not a big place, there are too many famous musicians, such as Sigur Ros, neoclassical Olafur Arnalds, electronic mum, popular folk songs Of Monsters and Men…

Or maybe you’ve heard reykjavik’s name in Hong Kong,
“There is a ray of light at the North Pole, and your words have been left to me.”

Tips

1) Apart from the capital, reykjavi, Iceland is sparsely populated and has very poor public transportation. The road condition is more dangerous in winter, a person chooses carefully.

2) Book hotels and Tours separately depending on where you want to go. Some of them are day or half-day Tours, such as ice cave expeditions and glacier hikes, which must be accompanied by a guide. There are also big organized Tours on the Internet, but there were a few places I wanted to go that didn’t suit me.

3) Buy discounted tickets

I like northern Europe, Denmark, Norway, Sweden

DO NOT GO TO ICELAND TOO EARLY

Iceland has many unforgettable memories of seeing the aurora borealis. When taking a bath, I thought it was a gas leak, so I dressed to run for my life, It turned out to be the smell of geothermal water; Stay overnight on a ranch with only two families, terrifyingly quiet, but got a restful sleep.

My friend and I spent 17 days driving by ourselves, sleeping until we woke up and then driving for two or three hours. Bubble hot spring in the town that has hot spring and go to the supermarket for dinner and breakfast the next day and a snack in a bit bigger town. Our car is full of snacks just like the kindergarten spring tour bus.

If you are busy and don’t have much time or savings, don’t worry. Because it’s not good to go to Iceland too early, and then go somewhere else, and it’s not good to go anywhere else.

But I think I may not go to the second time, not because of anything else, but for a good memory once is enough. And there are so many wonderful places in the world that I haven’t set foot in.

What I did in Iceland?

1. Self-driving

The beauty of Iceland is not a scenic spot, but the scenery along the road. Self-driving is the best way to get around, to feel like you’re driving at the end of the world.

When we were on the sinai peninsula, the sky suddenly turned dark and dense in the middle of the road. There was a hole in the cloud through which the light shone like an alien coming to earth, and we drove through the light.

In the troll peninsula, feelling the deep rock valley, river raging, the wind swept up the stimulation, like a typhoon day, the cat in bed, feel very safe; On the longa peninsula, we drove on deserted highways that stretched as far as the eye could see, the grass as far as the eye could see, and the sea as far as the eye could see.

That’s the fun of driving in Iceland.

2. The Aurora

There’s nothing more to look forward to than an aurora.

If you haven’t seen it, and you’re not particularly looking forward to it, you’re probably thinking that the aurora borealis in the photographer’s image must have been beautified.

But after seeing it, you’ll be sure to include the aurora as one of the “most beautiful sights,” because no camera equipment can capture the shock of the aurora.

The whole sky is surrounded by colorful light, like a huge screen, all kinds of high saturation of light, red purple green yellow…… Quick flash. You don’t have time to scream.

If the aurora is weak, it’s just green. So many posts on the Internet will say that the aurora is only green, other colors are photographic effects. Not really.

Tips for seeing aurora : Iceland met office predicts auroras with high accuracy. The aurora is most often seen at 11pm, in the previous proposal to turn off the lights in the house, found out the window there is a sign of clothing, rushed out!

3. Geysers

Geysir geyser, which erupts every 8 minutes, is amazing to see with your own eyes.

I also joked with my friends that there were some indians down there, pushing a switch every 8 minutes…

4. Watner national glacier park

The image most people have of Iceland is one of icebergs. Maybe Iceland needs ice.

But actually in Iceland, I don’t think it’s beautiful.

Glacier park does not charge admission (Iceland has almost no ringed attractions, all of which are accessible by car), but there are toll yachts that allow you to see the glacier up close. But I personally think the experience is also very general, not the service is not good, but the glacier here, closer but not far look good. If the season is right, consider hiking on a glacier.

5. Myvatn

Myvatn is a must for most tourists, can play a lot of items, the scenery is also beautiful. I’ve lost track of how many rainbows I’ve seen at Myvatn.

Go to Dimmuborgir park for a hike and take a picture at lava arch, or go to Grjotagja cave to see the place where Jon lost his virginity, as well as the falls of the gods.

6. Whale watching (husavik)

Khusavik is one of Iceland’s great towns. Although it’s not very well housed or fed, it has a great program — whale watching.

But the chances of seeing a whale are too high to go for nothing. If you can, choose a small speedboat, because when you see a whale, the speedboat can fly quickly

7. Museum of witchcraft (Holmavik)

Very, very realistic

About the accommodation

In Iceland, a b&b costs almost the same as a hotel, but it’s much more comfortable than in a hotel.

I prefer to stay in a b&b, where I can feel the local people and feel at home. In Iceland we were often the only people in the whole building, as if we were just living somewhere else.

Many who have been to Iceland say the accommodation is poor. I guess they’re staying in a hotel. Indeed, the hotel is very general, the decoration style is also very backward. However, I personally think the homelands are very good, with strong Nordic decoration, clean and modern, a lot of bathroom floors have floor heating, and I feel so happy when I walk barefoot on them. Besides, the facilities are also very complete (in Iceland, it is really important to have a kitchen if you don’t want to treat your stomach badly).

But what are the advantages of staying in a hotel? You can always ask the front desk if you have any questions, and there is no need for breakfast. Unlike in Iceland, there are restaurants everywhere. Having a kitchen is really important if you don’t want to shortchange your stomach.

Hidden in a grove of birches, I thought I was going the wrong way. Go out at night to see the aurora, very beautiful, there is no light pollution.

The owner is very warm and well-dressed, even at home, he will neatly wear a suit.

About eating

I have pictures, lots of pictures……
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