Majestic School Trips to Iceland.

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With lush tropical warmth of the Azores ticking many of the boxes for a geology school trip, why do so many schools make a yearly pilgrimage to Iceland in the frozen north? This volcanic outcrop in the north Atlantic ocean is a physical geographer's paradise, boasting spectacular waterfalls, glaciers and all sorts of volcanic and tectonic activity. If you want to bring the subject to life for your students, you could not find a better place than Iceland, and its proximity to home make it easily accessible.

Referred to as the land of Ice and Fire, Iceland has been a constant draw for GCSE and A Level geography students for decades. The relatively small distances and abundance of natural wonders mean a typical school trip can pack in a lot of learning experiences for your group. If there is one school trip that covers a whole curriculum subject with ease, it is Iceland.

Group travel options to Iceland. Flying is the only practical way to Iceland. Daily flights from London and from many regional airports, the flight time is approximately two hours.

Popular School Trip Locations in Iceland

  • Reykjavik - the capital city and base for most school groups
  • Blue Lagoon - a great place to study geothermal activity while enjoying an outdoor spa!
  • Great Geysir - another example of Iceland's recent volcanic past
  • Thingvellir National Park - easily accessible from the capital, this world heritage site is a must see
  • Gullfoss and Skogafoss waterfalls - carved by powerful glaciers, the waterfalls of Iceland are on an impressive scale

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