The earnings from admission to Hallgrímskirkja church’s tower amounted to ISK 238 million last year, resulting in an overall profit for the church.
Nature & Travel
A police resolution in the South of Iceland prohibits travellers from staying overnight in populated areas. Travellers are to sleep in regulated campsites.
A few minor accidents occurred this morning due to the first snowfall of the season in the Reykjavík capital area.
On Saturday, official markings for the Ring Road in East Iceland will be changed. This is done mainly in order to prevent tourists from travelling through Breiðdalsheiði during Winter.
Around one quarter of fines charged for speeding past traffic enforcement cameras are not collected, Vísir reports.
A committee researching guidelines for establishing a national park in the central highlands of Iceland has submitted its final report to the Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources.
Travellers are advised to show caution by Jökulsá á fjöllum river in Northeast Iceland due to a high level of conductivity and possible gas.
The municipal council of Árborg, South Iceland announced possible plans of building an international airport in their community.
Yesterday‘s storm didn‘t go unnoticed by Icelanders, causing minor property damage as well as temporary power blackouts across the capital area, Reykjanes, the Westman Islands and more locations.
Foreign tourists who visit Iceland in the winter report being happier with their experience at popular tourist spots in Iceland than those who visit during the summer.
The Icelandic Met Office asked residents in Iceland to prepare for a storm today, which has currently begun to reach Icelandic shores.
October was an unusually warm month this year, with heat levels above average in every part of the nation.
Travel Company When In Iceland has regularly shared photographs on their Facebook page of tourists displaying reckless behaviour.
Larger earthquakes than the one that took place near Selfoss, South Iceland during the weekend may happen in the coming days.
Travellers visiting Iceland aren‘t as pleased with their trips compared to last year, according to a new Gallup poll.
A task force will explore the possibility of creating geothermal beaches at two locations in Reykjavík.
Landowners of Reykjahlíð in Mývatnssveit, North Iceland, wanted to close down three tourist destinations after the summer, as they had all suffered damages.
Chris and Joanne Bradley had the distinction of being the 7 millionth passengers to travel through Keflavík International Airport this year.
Iceland is renowned as a ‘green’ country in many ways, yet it certainly does have its dark sides in terms of environmental impact. Food waste, recycling, and waste management issues are pressing environmental concerns for the country as it leaves a large environmental footprint