Top ten coastal drives: VirtualTourist lists Iceland

Iceland’s Route One has been listed as a top coastal drive according to VirtualTourist’s list ‘top ten coastal drives across the world’.

Members of VirtualTourist have ranked Iceland’s Route One high, which forms a 1335 km ring around the mainland of the country. This gives travellers the opportunity to experience incredible coastal views and allows for easy access to Iceland’s greatest landmarks.

Leading tour provider Reykjavik Excursions is offering its Beautiful South Circle Passport, as part of its Iceland On Your Own tour, whereby travellers can travel through the coastal villages of the South, such as Landmannalaugar and Skaftafell.

Landmannalaugar is a popular area known for its colourful mountains, lava fields, lakes, and hot springs. The area is also known as a favourite for hikers and independent travellers.

Skaftafell is a preservation area at the base of Öræfajökull, and a part of the incredible Vatnajökull National Park. The park is home to Vatnajökull, Europe’s largest glacier, and other various wonderful landmarks.

To learn more about Reykjavik Excursions’ Iceland On Your Own passports, visit