The first day of summer (Sumardagurinn fyrsti)—according to the old Norse calendar—is a public holiday that occurs on the first Thursday after April 18 every year.
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.
Many motorists in Iceland are in a quandary about studded tires at the moment and whether or not it’s time to swap them for summer tires.
The weather in Iceland is set to warm up significantly after the weekend, according to meteorologist Þorsteinn V. Jónsson, at the Icelandic Met Office.
Today is the official first day of summer in Iceland and is a public holiday. It is common for people to wish each other ‘gleðilegt sumar’ (happy summer) today.
Today is a public holiday in Iceland as, according to the old Norse calendar, it is the first day of summer.
A total of 60 acts are now on the bill for the third annual Secret Solstice festival, with heavyweights Deftones, Jamie Jones, Skream, Apollonia, Visionquest and Goldie being added to already-announced names like Of Monsters And Men and Kerri Chandler. The final total of acts for the 2016 event...
Soprano singer Anna Jónsdóttir sets off today on her summer tour of Iceland, hoping to introduce as many people as possible to her unique and creative style.
The Icelandic prime minister says opposition parties are filibustering parliament over every item on the agenda, and that he doesn’t quite understand why.
Dynjandi, one of Iceland’s most beautiful waterfalls and the biggest one in the Westfjords region, is still frozen solid due to the cool spring and especially hard winter.
Two weeks after Iceland’s official First Day of Summer, it is fair to say summer has been cold so far.