Iceland Travel Guide - What To See - South West

Iceland Travel Guide | What To See

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The Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon is a bathing area that came into existence in 1976 by accident, in the middle of a vast lava field, as a result of operations in a geo...

Lake Kleifarvatn

Lake Kleifarvatn

Lake Kleifarvatn is the largest lake on Reykjanes Peninsula, which is a part of the Reykjanesfólkvangur Nature Reserve, established in 1975 and is a ...

Gullfoss Waterfall

Gullfoss Waterfall

Gullfoss Waterfall is one of Iceland’s most majestic waterfalls, plunging down 32 meters into the Hvítá river canyon below in two stages. As one of Ic...

Geysir Geothermal Area

Geysir Geothermal Area

The Geysir Geothermal Area is one of the main attractions in a popular route called the Golden Circle, and is named after the biggest geyser in the ar...

Selfoss Town

Selfoss Town

Selfoss Town is a comparatively large town in Southwest Iceland where all major services can be found (post office, grocery shop, swimming pool, bank...

Hveragerđi Town

Hveragerđi Town

Hveragerđi town is sometimes called the greenhouse community of Iceland. It is situated on a very geothermal area with boiling hot springs in the hill...

Keriđ Crater

Keriđ Crater

Keriđ is a staggering circular shaped volcanic crater that is 270 meters long, 170 meter wide, and 55 meters deep with a pond at the bottom that is 7–...

Vík Town

Vík Town

Vík and Reynisfjara Black Beach
Vík is a charming small town by the black beaches on the southernmost coast of Iceland´s mainland....

Reynisfjara Beach

Reynisfjara Beach

Reynisfjara Beach is a beach like no other with black sands and mesmerizing rock formations. It is located a short distance west of the village Vík, t...

Hella Town

Hella Town

Hella is a small town in South Iceland at the shore of Ytri Rangá river, with about 900 inhabitants and is one of few towns in Iceland not located by...

Laugarvatn

Laugarvatn

Laugarvatn is a small village in South of Iceland, sitting on the Golden Circle route that has been a very popular camping place for years and was fo...

Faxi Waterfall

Faxi Waterfall

Faxi waterfall is situated on the Tungufljót river, not far to the south from Geysir, only some 10 km. The waterfall is not very high, only about 7 me...

Grindavík Town

Grindavík Town

Grindavík and the Blue Lagoon
The Town of Grindavík, with about 3300 inhabitants is located on the south coast of Reykjanes penins...

Reykjanes Peninsula

Reykjanes Peninsula

Reykjanes Peninsula is covered in lava fields, therefore it´s known for the lunar landscape and black sand beaches. You can find truly amazing nature ...

Hvítá River

Hvítá River

There are quite many rivers in Iceland that have this name Hvítá, however the most famous one sources from lake Hvítárvatn at Langjökull Glacier and ...

Ţjórsárdalur Valley

Ţjórsárdalur Valley

The beautiful Ţjórsárdalur Valley is full of contrasts – you can see sandy lava fields, birch woods and countless waterfalls. The valley is located by...

Gjáin Ravine

Gjáin Ravine

Gjáin Ravine is simply a perfect place to take a walk, relax and forget about the rest of the world. It is truly an oasis in the ...

Gunnuhver hot springs

Gunnuhver hot springs

The hot spring area is named after a female ghost named Gunna. A 400 year old legend says she caused a lot of disturbance in the area, until a priest ...

Brúarhlöđ canyon

Brúarhlöđ canyon

Even though Brúarhlöđ Canyon is located close to the famous Golden Circle, it´s often missed by visitors. The canyon is carved and shaped by the power...

Hvolsvöllur

Hvolsvöllur

Hvolsvöllur is a small town in South West Iceland, located just over 100 kilometers from Reykjavík. It reached a population of 1000 in the year 2020 ...

Flúđir Town

Flúđir Town

Flúđir is a small village in the south close to the
golden circle. The river Litla Laxá runs through this fertile green t...

Brimketill

Brimketill

Brimketill is a small, naturally carved pool, by marine erosion, at the lava shore edge west of the town of Grindavík. It also has another na...

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