Useful weblinks and information for cyclists

Weather in Iceland

Road conditions 

Free online maps 

Shop chains with seasonal bike equipment 

Accommodation & campsites 

Cycling competitions (only in Icelandic) 

Bike plans of the Capital Area  

Bike clubs 

Travelling in Iceland

Swimming Pools 

Map & phone book 

Filling stations also offering food, WC and air pumping, found in every town

Useful Publications

Free booklets available in tourist informations etc:

Around Iceland – Comprehensive information with town maps, phone numbers of all accommodation & campsites, places of interest etc.


Sold in book shops, filling stations and tourist information centres:

Ferðakort 1:250,000 by Iðnú

Fjórðungskort 1:300,000 by Forlagið

Good maps are recommended, particularly for travelling in the highlands.

Cyclist’s websites and blogs

Michiel Erens:

Ulf Hoffmann:

Mirjam Wouters:

Cycling in Iceland – other webpages:

Books available in book shops

The Biking Book of Iceland by Ómar Smári Kristinsson. Cycle trails in the  Westfjords, West, South West and South Iceland. Google it!