Immerse yourself in Iceland's unmatched natural splendors as well as the innovative art and rich, ancient traditions that were inspired by them. Poised on the crest of the mid-Atlantic ridge, Iceland is literally a land of fire and ice—a pure landscape of volcanoes, glaciers, and spectacular waterfalls that is also home to a dynamic culture of contemporary art, music, and literature. On this six-night tour in September, when temperatures are mild and the aurora borealis is at its most active, explore Iceland's unparalleled natural splendors and its exciting contemporary art scene. Journey through Iceland's lava fields, glacial moraines, black-sand beaches, geothermal pools, majestic waterfalls, and UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Discover the most spectacular natural and cultural treasures in and around Reykjavík, the northernmost capital in the world. Take a walking tour of Iceland's capital city, with visits to notable architectural sites, museums, galleries, and restaurants, including a visit to see Richard Serra's outdoor installation on Videy Island. Explore sites from the medieval sagas and follow in the footsteps of the country's Viking Age settlers.