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Ring Road

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Address: Iceland
Phone Number: +354 693 2150
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This is the best way to see Iceland because you get away from the crowds and are able to see how varied and unique the landscape of Iceland is. We rented a 4x4 and spent 10 days... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best way to see Iceland because you get away from the crowds and are able to see how varied and unique the landscape of Iceland is. We rented a 4x4 and spent 10 days driving the ring road in a counter clockwise direction and we wish we had had another week! We went at the end of... More 

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Chertsey, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went with Go Campers, based in reykjavik, and had a comfortable 8 night trip around the ring road in a great little camper van. The price included an airport pick up and hotel drop off, and the knowledgable staff were keen to suggest must see landmarks. Personal highlights were the skaftafell national park and seydisfordur on the east coast.... More 

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a blast! If you are only in Iceland a few days, or want to stay in cities rather than countryside, the best is to go to Reyjkavik and take day trips to the sights like waterfalls and geysirs and Blue Lagoon. But for an overview of the country, including the above tourist sites, drive around the ring. You'll... More 

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Portland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We’ve just finished driving The Ring Road (clockwise) over 13 days in early October and wanted to share a few tips from our experience to help guide those who follow. 1. Driving Times and Google Routing. We developed the master plan for our trip based on driving times from Google Maps, then found them to be wildly unrealistic in the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

A trip well worth taking and you can spend as little time or as much time as you like. Iceland is a geologic wonderland and much that is on display on the ring road. You will see natural phenomenon you are unlikely to experience anywhere else.

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We took Ring road to Glacier Bay after debating over the drive time. The scenery of waterfalls, landscapes, and rainbows was so amazing. It made the two hour trip worth every minute.

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2 Thank Lauri B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Drove it from Sept 24-Oct 3. The road was in good shape with only some minor gravel spots on the east coast. Tips: - Try to avoid it at night. It is filled with curves, hills, and it is just not pleasant. - Don`t go cheap on a rental car. Some of the side roads are awful and you don`t... More 

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3 Thank Andy D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Driving the ring road and take time to explore side roads. There are many great fjords with remote villages and guesthouses with amazing hosts along the east coast. Minimum is 7 days or you miss to much. If your planning to cross the Highlands on Friday roads from the north to South. Pay the extra money for a big SUV.... More 

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South Lyon, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We spent 11 days going clockwise from Keflavik and returning to Keflavik. It is a constant showcase of incredible sights and scenery. Just when you think you have seen the most magnificent scene, there is something even more remarkable around a curve or over a hell. Eleven days was enough for us to substantially get off the Ring Road in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We spent 9 days driving the Ring Road. We left from Keflavik and started our way south. Each night was a new place. Iceland is beautiful with wonderful natural wonders. We were sticker-shocked at how EXPENSIVE food and lodging was. I did research and wish we would have stayed at more AirBnb's and apartments, for cooking our own meals. I... More 

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