Only Italy rated higher than Iceland

For the second year running Iceland is very close to the top and it has probably never been so cheap to get there.

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The winners of the annual Telegraph Travel Awards have been announced and just like last year Iceland is second on the Europe´s 20 best countries list. Italy is still by far the most popular destination for the Telegraph´s readers but then its Iceland and Croatia got the bronze.

It’s the landscape not the weather that attracts people to Iceland and of course the Northern lights during the winter according to the Telegraph. It is also mentioned that today it is much more affordable to travel to Iceland since the there are so many flights to choose from. From London you can fly to Iceland daily from Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton and Stansted and twice a week from London City. On top of that you have regular flights from Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Belfast.

Just click the city names above to compare fares to Iceland and you will see that the cheapest return tickets cost 80GBP. But usually the fares, during the weekend, are ca. 120 – 250 GBP.

Europe’s 20 best countries as voted by the Telegraph´s readers:

  1. Italy
  2. Iceland
  3. Croatia
  4. Greece
  5. Norwau
  6. Portugal
  7. Spain
  8. Slovenia
  9. Austria
  10. France
  11. Switzerland
  12. Turkey
  13. Cyprus
  14. Sweden
  15. Denmark
  16. Hungary
  17. UK
  18. Poland
  19. Czech Republic
  20. Finland