3. Grímsey

Grímsey is situated directly on the Arctic Circle, about 40 km north of Iceland. If you go there you get a certificate that you have been to the Arctic Circle. It is the northernmost inhabited region of Iceland, with a population of about 100 people. The main industry is fishery. The island is connected to the mainland by a ferry that sails to Dalvík and by plains to Akureyri and Reykjavik.
The birdlife in Grímsey is spectacular and the overall atmosphere is very friendly. There is a shop, cafés, guesthouse and of course a swimming-pool in the island.