Travel in Iceland

Destinations to explore

Destination to explore

Ice diamond at diamond beach in Iceland at sunset
Diamond beach

Diamond beach in Iceland

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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Aerial view of Dyrhólaey
South coast

Dyrhólaey Island in south iceland

Due to the breathtaking view from the headland and rich birdlife Dyrhólaey is a very popular destination on the south coast of Iceland. From the cape you have view on a good day out to Westman Island and even Surtsey in the south and over towards Eyjafjallajökull in the west and Mýrdalsjökull in the North. On the east side you have Reynisfjara black sand beach, Mt. Reynisfjall and Reynisdrangar.

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Eruption in Eyjafjallajokull glacier and volcano in april 2010
South coast

Eyjafjallajökull volcano

Eyjafjallajokull is located north of Skogar, and to the west of Myrdalsjokull glacier and the massive volcano there; Katla, at the borders of the South Icelandic highlands. Two glacier outlets ( crawling glaciers ) fall from Eyjafjallajökull to the north, down to the plain.The front one (western) Gígjökull or Falljökull and the inner one is called Steinsholtsjökul

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Gullfoss waterfall in winter
Golden Circle

Gullfoss waterfall

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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The cove "Baðstofa" at Hellnar in Snæfellsnes Iceland
Snæfellsnes Iceland

Hellnar in Snæfelsnes

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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Hraunfossar waterfalls in borgarfjordur Iceland
Borgarfjordur Iceland

Hraunfossar waterfalls

Hraunfossar (lava falls) is the name of a 1 km row of beautiful little waterfalls that flow from underneath Hallmundarhraun lava and into the river Hvítá at a point called Gráhraun or Gray lava.

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Reynisdrangar basalt columns at sunset on black sand beach in Iceland
South coast

Reynisdrangar

The Reynisdrangar sea stacks are home to thousands of nesting seabirds as well as the cliffs near by. The summer air is filled with wings flapping and birds flying out at see to fish for their young ones. Species that can be found here include Puffins, Arctic tern, Fulmars, Seagulls and Guillemots, making it a interesting location for all birdwatchers out there.

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Large waves at black sand beach on the south coast of Iceland
South coast

Reynisfjara black sand beach

At Iceland’s southernmost point, the black sand beach at Reynisfjara is one of the most beautiful beaches in Iceland.  With its enormous basalt stacks, roaring Atlantic waves, flying puffins and stunning panoramas, Black Beach is widely considered to be the most beautiful example of Iceland’s black sand beaches

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Aurora borealis over Seljalandsfoss waterfall on the south coast of Iceland
South coast

Seljalandsfoss

The waterfall Seljalandsfoss on the south coast of Iceland is probably one of Icelands best known waterfalls and only the great Gullfoss waterfall is possibly more frequently visited. This is because the waterfall is one of only few waterfalls in iceland that you can walk behind.

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Seljavallalaug geothermal natural swimming pool in Iceland
South coast

Seljavallalaug swimming pool

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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Northern lights over Skogafoss waterfall on south coast of Iceland
South coast

Skogafoss waterfall

Skogafoss waterfall situated on the Skoga River in the south of Iceland, is one of the biggest waterfalls in the country with a width of 25 metres (82 feet) and a drop of 62 m (203 ft) of the cliffs of the former coastline. It is the last in row of waterfalls that stem from the passage of Fimvorduhals that erupted in march 2010.

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