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South Iceland

Tidbits of what the south has to offer


Vestrahorn

Stokksnes and Vestrahorn One of the first settlement farms in Iceland was Horn, built by Hrollaugur Earl of Møre in Norway. The municipalit...

South Iceland

      South Iceland Photo Friðþjófur Helgason   The wealth of South Iceland lies in the variety of geological,hist...

Mountaineers of Iceland

Mountaineers of Iceland is a fully-licensed travel agency based in Reykjavík, specialising in super trucks and snowmobile tours. The company...

There were Stars in this Cave

There were Stars in this Cave Raufarhólshellir Lava Tunnel with Reykjavik Excursions As many Icelanders will be glad to point out with a...

ICELAND’S INSIDE STORY

ICELAND'S INSIDE STORY STATE-OF-THE ART EDUCATIONAL CENTRE The Lava Centre is an interactive, high-tech educational exhibition d...

Hotel Gullfoss

Hotel Gullfoss The Golden Circle is the most popular tourist attraction in Iceland, it comprises of Thingvellir national park, the great Ge...

Raufarhólshellir cave

Lava tube caving in Raufarhólshellir cave On this excellent brand new tour, we visit the lava tunnel Raufarhólshellir located only 30 m...

Hotel Gullfoss

Hotel Gullfoss The Golden Circle is the most popular tourist attraction in Iceland, it comprises of Thingvellir national park, the great Ge...

Arcanum Glacier Tours

Arcanum Glacier Tours is a qualified glacier tour operator with almost twenty years experience in taking customers up on  the magnificent gl...

Öræfasveit

Öræfasveit - Photo by Friðþjófur Helgason Öræfasveit is sometimes said to offer both the best and the worst that the Icelandic climate can ...

The Oldest Eco-Village

The Oldest Eco-Village Sólheimar: Where Culture, Organics and People Thrive Sólheimar is hardly the kind of place in which you arrive by...

Mountaineers of Iceland

Mountaineers of Iceland is a fully-licensed travel agency based in Reykjavík, specializing in super trucks and snowmobile tours. The company...

South Iceland

South Iceland The wealth of South Iceland lies in the variety of geological,historical and nature sites along with the long list of act...

A MULTINATIONAL TAPESTRY

A MULTINATIONAL TAPESTRY A long, artistic Icelandic story of intrigue and love Hvolsvöllur in South Iceland is not only the gateway to I...

A Hike OF A Lifetime

  A Hike OF A Lifetime Útivist takes you on trip through spectarcular beauty With the opening of the Sveinstindur Útivist cabin as ...

Hekla

Hekla Hekla, (1,491 m) the most famous volcano in Iceland and one of the best-known volcanoes in the world and has been active for thousan...

Heavenly Hveragerði

Heavenly Hveragerði Skyrgerðin is a charming guesthouse and cozy bistro in the heart of south Iceland. Hveragerði is a charming town ...

VÍK í MÝRDAL

VÍK í MÝRDAL Vík has been a trading post since 1887. The natural surroundings in Vik are quite beautiful and the climate is relatively mi...

The Troll-wives of Skaftafell

The Troll-wives of Skaftafell Continuing west the Ring Road passes through Síða and Fljótshverfi. It is well worth stopping at Núpsstaðu...

Skálholt

Skálholt was, through eight centuries, one of the most important places in Iceland. From 1056 until 1785, it was one of Iceland's two episco...

Laugahraun

Laugahraun lava field, pictured from Bláhnjúkur volcano, was formed in an eruption from the Brennisteinsalda around year 1477. The Laugavegu...

Skógarfoss

Skógarfoss The Forest Waterfall’ as the word Skógarfoss translates, is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Iceland. This classic 62...

Gold under Skógafoss

Gold under Skógafoss The road eastward across the plains of south Iceland passes through the districts of Ölfus, Flói, Holt, Rangárvellir,...

The Glittering Jewel

The Glittering Jewel South East Iceland’s Vatnajökull Region The Vatnajökull region is a narrow stretch of land that lies just below Vat...

The Icelandic Pool Culture

The Icelandic Pool Culture A Secret Swimming Pool The Icelandic swimming pool culture is something that visitors shouldn’t miss. Swim...

Beyond the mountains

Beyond the mountains Where nature imposes silence Fjallabak means ‘beyond the mountains’ in Icelandic. It’s the name of an old walking rou...

The Icelandic Pool Culture

The Icelandic Pool Culture A Secret Swimming Pool The Icelandic swimming pool culture is something that visitors shouldn’t miss. Swim...

Beyond the mountains

Beyond the mountains Where nature imposes silence Fjallabak means ‘beyond the mountains’ in Icelandic. It’s the name of an old walking rou...

Experience the South

Experience the South Hótel Hvolsvöllur is a gem among some of the best natural sights in the South South Iceland attracts the most to...

Hiking trails near Hólaskjól.

Hiking There are many hiking trails near Hólaskjól. Hiking trails around Hólaskjól (map) In Álftavötn a 6-7 km walk from Hólask...
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Hotel Selfoss

Hotel Selfoss A Spacious, Modern Hotel on Iceland’s South Coast Big hotels are not exactly a dime a dozen in Iceland and certainly a rar...