Locations in  South Iceland

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Gluggafoss
Previous Next Basic Information Gluggafoss waterfall is one of Iceland’s hidden gems and has a rare geological composition. This unique waterfall is a part of...
Sjónarnípa
Sjónarnípa is a beautiful viewing point in Skaftafell. The views from Sjóarnípa is unbelievable. Look as far as the eye can see over glaciers, mountains, glacier lagoons, and black sand beaches.
Seljalandsfoss
Seljalandsfoss is the top waterfall in Iceland. Located in South Iceland, the waterfall is famous because you can walk behind it.
Gljúfrabúi
Visit Gljúfrabúi waterfall in South Iceland. Wade through the canyon to explore one of the best Hidden Gems of Iceland.
Reynisfjara
Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach is world-famous for its volcanic black sand which boasts of stunning panoramic views and intriguing geology.
Skaftafell
Exploring Skaftafell Nature Reserve is an adventure in itself! Glaciers, Hiking Trails, Waterfalls & Flora is what makes it so special.
Skógafoss
Skogafoss waterfall is considered one of the most beautiful locations in Iceland. This magical waterfall is the top attraction in south Iceland.
Seljavallalaug
Seljavallalaug hot spring is the oldest swimming pool in Iceland. It is known for its surreal surroundings and magical atmosphere.
Jökulsárlón
Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon is the top attraction in Iceland. The location is so attracting that it was named one of the wonders of the world.
Vík í Mýrdal
Previous Next Basic Information Vík í Mýrdal or Vik Village is the southernmost part of Iceland stretched along a magnificent coastline. With around 300 inhabitants, this...
Fjallsárlón
Fjallsarlon glacier lagoon is a hidden gem in south Iceland. It is located close to Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon but has less travelers.
Reykjadalur Hot Spring
Basic Information Reykjadalur Valley is situated near Hveragerði town which is located at a distance of around 45 km from Iceland’s capital city, Reykjavík. Filled...
Lómagnúpur
Basic Information Places with scenic beauty like Iceland itself, are a huge source of tranquility and calm for the visitors. You can simply go and...
Fagrifoss
Fagrifoss waterfall is one of the most magnificent waterfall you will find in the southern highlands of Iceland.
Hjörleifshöfði
Hjörleifshöfði and Yoda Cave are located in south Iceland. The caves are not visited by many travelers but are the ideal stop for travelers.
Skógar
Previous Next Basic Information Skógar is a southern Icelandic village with a small population of around 25 inhabitants and its name translates to ‘forest’. It...
Sólheimajökull
Sólheimajökull glacier is the most popular glacier in Iceland for glacier hiking. Its convenient location in south Iceland makes it popular.
Þakgil
Previous Next Basic Information Þakgil & Remundargil Canyons are the two hidden gems in the southern region of Iceland. Located in lush green steep valleys,...
Dyrhólaey
Previous Next Basic Information South Coast in Iceland has a world of its own with countless sites to explore, settlements with wonderful accommodation options, restaurants,...
Kirkjufjara
Previous Next Basic Information Black volcanic sand along the shores of sea is not usual, this amazing view can be experienced at one of the...
Fossálar
Fossálar waterfall is a beautiful small waterfall in south Iceland. The waterfall is located next to the Ring Road.
Sólheimasandur Plane Wreck
Previous Next Basic Information ‘Beauty emerging from chaos’ can be the right term to describe this abandoned attraction in south Iceland. A United States Navy...
Keldur Turf House
Basic Information When in Iceland, there are plenty of things that you can explore and collect memories for a lifetime. Iceland is a place that...
Selfoss
Settlements in Iceland are a rare occurrence since the country has a total population of only about 360,000 people.  Towns, villages, and cities are limited...
Kirkjubæjarklaustur
Kirkjubæjarklaustur village is located in South Iceland. The village is known for great weather, waterfalls, hotels and restaurants.
Thrihyrningur
A three-peak mountain in South Iceland, the Þríhyrningur offers a wonderful hike spaced out from the hustle and bustle of the city life and beautiful...
Eyjafjallajokull
Previous Next Basic Information Iceland, this heavenly place never fails to surprise the visitors, travel enthusiasts, or the environmentalists across the world. Iceland is a...
Fossabrekkur
Basic Information In some secluded places in Iceland, you can find a small spot such as a small oasis.  Fossabrekkur is one of these places...
Þjórsárdalur
Previous Next Basic Information Iceland is a place that is known for its mysterious, brutal yet serene and exquisite nature that attracts travelers, globetrotters, adventure...
Kerið Crater
Previous Next Basic Information Think no other place than Iceland if you truly want to see the magnificent power of nature and want to spend...
Urriðafoss
While the drop of Urriðafoss is only 12 feet, it is known as the largest waterfall in Iceland in terms of volume.
Kvernufoss
Previous Next Basic Information There is no doubt why Iceland is known as a place of ice and fire. There are innumerable reasons that make...
Vestmannaeyjar
Westman Islands or Vestmannaeyjar is one such island which contributes to the beauty of Iceland, making the country rich in terms of beauty.
Fjaðrárgljúfur
Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon in South Iceland is a magical place. Get ready to explore one of the most spectacular places in Iceland.
Vatnajökull National Park
Vatnajokull National Park is the largest National Park in Europe, and covers 13% of the land of Iceland. Glaciers, mountains, waterfalls.
Svínafellsjökull
Previous Next Basic Information The fact that Iceland is called the land of ice and fire is backed by two main geological attributes of the...
Raufarhólshellir
Previous Next Basic Information Fourth Largest lava tube in Iceland.  The height of the cave is between 10-30 meters. Does not require crawling or clambering....
Loftsalahellir
Previous Next Basic Information Iceland has become an icon as a country for its awesome locations and culture. This place is home to magnificent waterfalls,...
Nauthúsagil
Basic Information The sublime beauty of Icelandic terrains is cherished by the explorers and locals alike. With majestic waterfalls, ice-capped mountains, clear as day water...
Elephant Rock
Basic Information Iceland is known as a Land of Fire and Ice and indeed there is no doubt about it! Iceland is a treasure land...
Dverghamrar
Dverghamrar is a rock formation standing towards Foss á Síðu waterfall. It is believed that dwarves stay in these rocks.
Foss á síðu
Previous Next Basic Information Foss á síðu is a majestic waterfall located in the South of Iceland. One of the most beautiful waterfalls of Iceland,...
Kirkjugólf
Basic Information Iceland can be crowned for having the most unique locations from around the world. One such unique location is Kirkjugólf. The place is...
Hofskirkja
Basic Information A layer of grass spilled atop the church provides a beautiful landscape view. Located in the Öræfi region in South-East Iceland, Hofskirkja church is one of...
Núpsstaðakirkja
Múlagljúfur Canyon along with Hangandifoss and Múlafoss waterfalls are listed amidst the most scenic attractions of Iceland that are sure to leave you awestruck but lack of complete information and access has restricted people from visiting there. But this place is worth a visit.
Múlagljúfur Canyon
Múlagljúfur Canyon along with Hangandifoss and Múlafoss waterfalls are listed amidst the most scenic attractions of Iceland that are sure to leave you awestruck.
Rútshellir
Previous Next Basic Information Largest man-made cave in Iceland.  GPS: 63.52263, -19.57268 Small parking lot – please close the gate after you to protect the farm...
Systrafoss
Basic Information The Land of Fire and Ice, a name that justifies completely. Iceland has been correctly titled by this name owing to the presence...
Svartifoss
Previous Next Basic Information Located in Skaftafell Nature Reserve in South Iceland.  2 hour moderate hike back and forth to Svartifoss waterfall.  1,5 kilometers from...
Rauðárfoss
Basic Information Iceland is listed amidst one of the extreme travel destinations that is sure to shut you stun with its magnificent landscapes, unpredictable climate,...
Höfn
Previous Next Basic Information Located in South East Iceland.  Population of 2200 people. The Lobster Capital of Iceland – known for its lobster.  Camping site,...
Vatnajökull
Previous Next Basic Information Largest Glacier in Europe. You cannot think of a better place than Iceland to spot jaw-dropping locations such as Vatnajokull glacier....
Katla Volcano
Katla Volcano is one of the best known volcanoes in Iceland. Located under Myrdalsjokull glacier in south Iceland, it is famous for Katla Ice Cave and being the highlight in the Katla Netflix TV series.
Thríhnúkagígur Volcano
Previous Next Basic Information Thrihnjukagigar is the only volcano in the country that lets tourists go inside through the craters into the magma chamber.  Thrihnjukagigar...
Hekla Volcano
Previous Next Basic Information Hekla is one of the most active volcanoes in Iceland.  The volcano is responsible for the creation of more than ten...
Mýrdalsjökull
Myrdalsjokull glacier is one of the largest glaciers in Iceland. The glacier is famous for its volcanic activity, ice cave, glacier hiking and snowmobiling.
Stjórnarfoss
Previous Next Basic Information Iceland is home to countless sites and scenic spots for nature lovers. Though it is difficult to visit them all, with...
Íráfoss waterfall
If you want to avoid the crowd and have a peaceful time with nature, Íráfoss waterfall can be a wonderful choice.
Diamond Beach
Previous Next Basic Information A soothing and gentle breeze that whispers in your ears and rustles through the hair, calmness amidst the roaring see waves...
Eldhraun Lava Fields
Eldhraun lava fields, in south Iceland, is one of the largest lava fields in the world, spreading over an area of 565 km2.
Heinabergslón Glacier Lagoon
Little known places, like Heinabergslón glacier lagoon, are so intriguing to visit. This beautiful glacier lagoon is hidden in South Iceland.
Breiðárlón Glacier Lagoon
Breiðárlón Glacier Lagoon is an ice lake at the south end of Icelandic glacier Vatnajökull. It is a part of the Vatnajökull National Park.

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