Hellnar in Snæfelsnes
The cove "Baðstofa" at hellnar

Hellnar in Snæfelsnes

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The tranquil village of Hellnar in Snæfellsnes is a must see on your trip to Snæfellsnes peninsula to breath in the atmosphere as the 11th century settler did and enjoy the contemporary environment that is so well preserved by the locals.

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The Glacier lagoon in Iceland
Red silky morning light glow at Glacier Lagoon in south east Iceland

The Glacier lagoon in Iceland

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In spite of being a rather recent formation, Jökulsárlón is the deepest lake in the country, with depths of 248 metres (814 feet). With a surface area of 18 square kilometres (7 square miles), it is also growing to be one of the largest.

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Diamond beach in Iceland
Ice diamond at diamond beach in Iceland at sunset

Diamond beach in Iceland

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Diamond beach is filled with crystal clear icebergs calved from Breidamerkurjokull glacier and stranded on the beach waiting for their destiny of fast melting

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Gullfoss waterfall
Gullfoss waterfall

Gullfoss waterfall

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Gullfoss plunges in two dramatic stages, the first cascade drops 11 meters and the second drops 21 metersas it flows through the rugged, and at times 70 meters high, canyon of Hvítá river.

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Geysir area and strokkur
Blue and brown geothermal crater at the Geysir area on golden circle in Iceland

Geysir area and strokkur

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Geysir is a famous hot spring in the geothermal area of Haukadalur Valley, found in south-west Iceland.

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Thingvellir national park
Sunset over lake Thingvallavatn at Thingvellir national park.

Thingvellir national park

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No single place epitomizes the history of Iceland and the Icelandic nation better than Þingvellir by the river Öxará.

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Seljavallalaug swimming pool
Seljavallalaug geothermal natural swimming pool in Iceland

Seljavallalaug swimming pool

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Seljavallalaug was the largest swimming pool in Iceland until 1936 at 25 meters (82-foot) long and 10 meters wide. It is one of the oldest pools in iceland having only the Secret Lagoon in Flúðir older.

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Hjörleifshöfði cape in south Iceland
Lupine field in front of cape Hjörleifshöfði on the south coast of Iceland

Hjörleifshöfði cape in south Iceland

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Hjörleifshöfði cape is made from natural tuff and was formed when a volcanic eruption occurred underneath a glacier which results in the forming of a tuff rock.

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Black church at Budir in Snæfellsnes
Budir and the black church in Snæfellsnes west Iceland

Black church at Budir in Snæfellsnes

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Búðahraun lavafield with its rounded crater Búðarklettur creates an interesting setting for the black church at Budir and the fine Hotel Budir situated in Budavik.

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