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First day of summer according to the almanac will be April 21st. In Iceland this doesn’t necessary mean that the sun will start shining and the temperature ride to a steady two digit number, but rather the contrary. The weather in Iceland is very unpredictable and the springs may be either warm or cold or rainy or all three. However as the sun rises higher on the horizon the ...

Glaciers and icecaps cover a little more than ten percent of Iceland. They have quite an impact on the weather and the landscape. Many of the glaciers lie above active volcanoes such as Vatnajökull, the most extensive glacier which covers Bárðarbunga stratovolcano and Grímsvötn caldera. There has been a recent sub-glacial activity, resulting in a sudden glacier flood with meltw ...

Arcanum Glacier Tours are all done on Sólheimajökull glacier which is an outlet from the Mýrdalsjökull glacier icecap. The surface of the glacier is a bit rugged and there are also some crevasses. Therfore it is necessary to do the glacier tours with experienced glacier guides. After an exciting tour on the glacier it is nice to go to the Glacier Café for a hot cocoa or a glass ...

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