Thingvellir National Park is a location of incredible historical importance to Iceland as it is where the country established a general assembly in the year 930. www.thingvellir.is History
This erupting geyser is known as "The Great Geysir" and was the first geyser to be documented in modern Europe. www.geysircenter.com The Geysir-Center, which is directly opposite the geothermal area of Geysir and Strokkur, consists of a whole building complex with elegant restaurant, hotel, swimming pool, souvenir shop, snack shop, Geysir museum with multimedia show, horse rental and camping area.
The Blue Lagoon is a geothermal pool and spa created by a factory accident in 1976. The minerals in the lagoon are said to have powerful healing properties for skin conditions. www.bluelagoon.com Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa in Iceland
Gullfoss (which translates as "Golden Waterfall") is renowned as Iceland's most famous waterfall. www.gullfoss.is Gullfoss (Golden Waterfall) is an iconic waterfall of Iceland offering a spectacular view of the forces and beauty of untouched nature. Gullfoss is part of the Golden Circle tour, located in South Iceland on the Hvítá (White) river which is fed by Iceland´s second biggest glacier, the Langjökull. The water plummets down 32 meters in
Jökulsárlón is a glacier lagoon located on the edge of the Vatnajökull National Park. www.jokulsarlon.is Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon in Iceland is a must visit destination on your next trip to Iceland. Boat tours on the lagoon available. See more here.
The Krafla lava fields are the result of multiple volcanic eruptions, leaving behind a surreal landscape that seems out of this world. www.tripadvisor.co.uk Krafla Lava Fields (Lake Myvatn) - 2019 All You Need to Know Before You Go (with Photos) - Lake Myvatn, Iceland | TripAdvisor
Husavik - widely regarded as the whale watching capital of Europe. www.discover-the-world.co.uk Choose from our range of independent self drives and expert-led short breaks & discover some of the best whale watching destinations around the planet.
Eyjafjallajökull is an active volcano which was responsible for the ash cloud eruption that caused great disruption to the UK in 2010. news.bbc.co.uk A breakdown of historic volcanic activity on Iceland, the dangers involved, and the risks inherent in living above what was known in the Middle Ages as one of the gateways to Hell.
Snæfellsjökull is a volcano with a glacier covering its summit which is popular for ice climbing trips. www.visiticeland.com Ice climbing tours offer visitors an amazing first-hand experience of some of Iceland's untamed nature.
Iceland is home to one of the largest puffin colonies in the world, and thousands of these birds can be spotted on Lundy. This island (the name of which translates to "Puffin Island") is only a 3 minute boat ride away from Reykjavik. www.icelandontheweb.com Puffins - Iceland On The Web
Hvammstangi harbour is one of the best spots for seal watching in Iceland. The Icelandic Seal Centre can also be found in Hvammstangi. www.northiceland.is Visit North Iceland
Staying away from city areas will improve any chances of seeing the Northern Lights. The remotely located ION hotel has a dedicated bar from where spectators can watch the natural phenomenon. ioniceland.is Welcome to ION Hotels Iceland. A member of Design Hotels™, a collection of one-of-a-kind properties across the globe. Book you hotel in Iceland here.
The dramatic scenery and picturesque fishing villages dotted across the East Fjords make it the perfect location for a driving tour. The area is also home to the Icelandic Museum of Natural History, www.discover-the-world.co.uk Explore the untouched landscapes of Iceland's East Fjords, perfect for getting off the beaten track with excellent hiking trails and charming villages.
Vatnajökull National Park covers more than 13% of Iceland and is one of the biggest parks in Europe. This vast park has a diverse landscape, featuring volcanos and glaciers. www.visiticeland.com
Skogafoss is one of the biggest waterfalls in Iceland. These falls are famous for the rainbow almost always visible on sunny days. www.thetravelmagazine.net The Travel Magazine is for people who love travel. Get the latest travel news, articles, reports, guides, special offers, competitions and more.

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