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Bursting from the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, Iceland is the most recent geographical addition to Europe and the crossroads of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans. Known as ‘the land of fire and ice’, this island nation has a sparse population, violent and beautiful geography, plenty of wildlife and a vibrant history. Iceland offers school groups a fantastic experience in a unique location.

Recommended trips: Our suggested itineraries are based on personal recommendation and can be tailored to suit your school and group.


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Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland covered in snow

Topped by a dazzling icecap in the south of Iceland, Eyjafjallajökull is a volcano with frequent eruptions in a region famed for its natural beauty and makes a great addition to a school trip.

Laugavegur Trail

View of starting point of Laugavegur Trail to Thorsmork

Winding through the heartland of Iceland, the Laugavegur Trail offers school groups a beautiful and rewarding adventure with some of the most striking natural features in Europe.


Aerial view of Reykjavik with colourful houses and harbour in the distance

The capital of Iceland and biggest settlement, Reykjavik is a small city with a rich past. The downtown area is perfect for experiencing typical Icelandic life and learning about Viking history.

Thingvellir National Park

View of the plains and streams of Thingvellir National Park

Home to extraordinary wildlife and geography, Thingvellir is one of Iceland’s natural and ancient foundations, and a top destination for visitors. It offers a pristine environment for expeditions.


Three hikers sitting overlooking a valley in Thorsmork, Iceland

Named after the Norse god Thor, Thórsmörk is a mountain ridge in the south of Iceland, surrounded by glacial valleys and black sand river beds. It is one of the most popular hiking areas in the region.