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Good but don't get killed

The Ring Road is a beautiful place to tour but keep your eyes open. While we were visiting there... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
jojothedogfaceboy
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Boston
Annual

I live like an hour drive from this and it's basically just been annual going there with my family... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Anna G
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Iceland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Ring Road is a beautiful place to tour but keep your eyes open. While we were visiting there was a fatality. Numerous tourists with very little driving experience find themselves in ditches, crossing the center line, and pulling over in the middle of the...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I live like an hour drive from this and it's basically just been annual going there with my family for nearly 3 years now.

Thank Anna G
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The main tourist ring though South Iceland is the smaller Golden Circle, which includes some good sites (with heavy tourist traffic). The Ring Road route (traversing the entire country via the only highway) includes vastly more breathtaking beauty, diversity, and gets you away from the...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We spent 2 days going around ring road and to Vik to explore south coast. We found the beauty of Icelandic landscape mesmerising. Roads are good to average but they are well signposted. Some sections of the roads could be crowded with tourist traffic. There...More

Thank sisira28
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful amazing tour of ring road. We saw beautiful waterfalls, hiked up to a glacier, watch sheep with their new born babies, Icelandic horses, and of course the stunning Black beach. The day was beyond amazing. Do miss out!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

First trip to Iceland. We stayed in Reykjavik for 4 nights, including driving the Golden Circle route...then took 5 days to drive around the ring road with side trips. It says you can drive it in 12 hours but so many things to see and...More

1  Thank Sue P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

By doing a ring road trip you get to see all the different parts and locations of the country. Fjords-villages-volcanos-glaciers-towns its all in front of you. Waterfalls at every turn and such a varied landscape which always is changing. Do yourself a favour and complete...More

Thank sean484
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I didnt do the full ring road. I did the South Cost from Reykjavik to Vatnajokull National Park. It will be a long day for sure. - Start from Reykjavik early (leave around 6 AM) - Seljalandfoss (Don't miss walking behind the falls) - Eyjafallajaokull...More

Thank Suresh L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Driving the Ring Road is, hands down, the best way to experience Iceland. We drove from Reykjavik to Jokulsarlon and back (with stops/overnights along the way, of course). Stunning scenery and out-of-this-world landscapes. The road itself is well-maintained, but watch out for the one-way bridges!...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove the entire ring road in about 10 days. Ample time to see the sights & have adventures. Had a ball!

Thank Cathy S
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Solis P
2 May 2018|
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Response from work-to-travelMI | Reviewed this property |
Hello, There can be some confusion between the "Golden Circle Tour", an easy day drive on mostly paved roads, and the ring road around all of Iceland. My experience and description was of the Golden Circle.
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Jillian R
18 April 2018|
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Response from Ugo C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Jillian. Driving the Ring Road on October you will encounter some snow, some rain and some wind. You don't really need a 4x4 unless you drive on the highlands or if the weather turns ugly and you decide to drive through... More
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