With the freedom and flexibility to explore your own route, at your own pace, a self-drive holiday puts you in the driving seat. On a self-drive holiday, you are free to take the road less travelled and set your own itinerary along the way.

Our Travel Experts are on hand to offer a wealth of local knowledge and personal recommendations, guiding you towards little-known attractions and sights away from the usual tourist-trails. We can suggest a route tailored to your interests and, if you’d like, we can pre-book local activities for you in advance. Your car will be waiting for you on arrival at the airport, ready to begin your adventure. Equipped with maps and GPS, it’ll be just you and the open road.

Where will your Artisan Travel self-drive holiday take you?

Iceland, in particular, lends itself to being explored by car; a 1,333 km continuous road loops the perimeter of this captivating island, making it incredibly easy to navigate. Our Travel Expert Dawn discovered the geothermal wonders of Iceland’s famed Golden Circle and appreciated the flexibility of the self-drive option. Reaching the more popular natural attractions, such as the explosive Strokkur geyser, before the morning tours arrive gifts you an almost private viewing, whilst capturing Gullfoss waterfall in the early evening sunlight makes for some truly breathtaking photographs.


Image credits: Hamn i Senja, Iceland Pro-Travel

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