The Aurora Borealis in Iceland and other high-latitude regions is better known as "The Northern Lights". It is primarily seen in the Winter months and can be described as a dancing light show in the sky. Auroras are caused by the collision of gasious particles in the Earth's atmosphere. The color of Auroras vary depending on the color of gas particles that are colliding. The appearence of auroras depends on the weather, visability, and solar activity in the atmosphere. Therefore, it is not guaranteed that one will get to experience the Aurora Borealis. A popular activity when visiting Iceland is Aurora Borealis hunting. This map contains the top 7 places to experience the Aurora Borealis in Iceland.