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Planning to See the Northern Lights in Iceland?

Northern Lights in Iceland

Planning on seeing the Northern Lights in Iceland? We’ve got you covered with this extensive guide that will ensure that you have the best view to witnessing this natural wonder.

There is no shortage of jaw-dropping sights and awe-inspiring moments when looking at the Northern Lights in Iceland.

The Northern Lights in Iceland, also known as the Aurora Borealis, are bright dancing lights that echo in the sky.

What Are The Northern Lights?

The best month to see the northern lights in Iceland is, therefore, definitely March!

Best Time to See The Northern Lights

The Icelandic Northern Lights Forecast Website

The Icelandic Met Office allows for you to view the forecast on any evening, at any time.

Grotta Lighthouse

This is one of the most convenient places to wait for the northern lights in Iceland! It is just five minutes from Reykjavik by car and the lighthouse itself offers a great backdrop to any photo

Thingvellir National Park

Although a bit further (an hour drive), this national park is the perfect places to watch the northern lights in Iceland– and in Europe!

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