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South Iceland

Tidbits of what the south has to offer


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...

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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Glacier Journey Tours

Glacier Journey Tours In the Realm of Vatnajökull Glacier There are few experiences on earth that compare to the heady rush one feel...
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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...

The Land of Health

The Land of Health Reykjavik Excursionsʼ Tours Take in Riding and Health Spas That little rock in the Arctic that is Iceland might seem to...

On Top of the World

On Top of the World A timid soul’s approach to the mighty Vatnajökull The weather report was looking good—a full day of sunshine ahead of ...

Truly Memorable Dining

Truly Memorable DiningFor an evening of fine dining in a relaxed atmosphere, Einsi Kaldi, situated within Hotel Vestmannaeyjar, is fast beco...

Europe’s Largest Glacier

Europe’s Largest Glacier Vatnajökull National Park, South Iceland One of the greatest nature preservation projects in Iceland is Vatnajöku...

Europe’s Largest Glacier

Europe’s Largest Glacier Vatnajökull National Park, South Iceland One of the greatest nature preservation projects in Iceland is Vatnajöku...

Icelandic Times

Icelandic Times—the only Icelandic  Magazine that speaks English, French, German and even Chinese! Be sure to pick up a free copy of the Ic...

Tjarnargígur in Lakagígar

Lakagígar The 1783 eruption in Lakagígar is thought to have erupted the largest quantity of lava in a single eruption in historic times an...

High Adventure

High Adventure Icelandic Mountain Guides’ have many action-packed tours Iceland is a volcanic island in flux, with magma breaking through ...

The Highlands of Iceland

The Highlands of Iceland with the Eyes of Kristján Ingi Einarsson Nothing in Iceland prepares you for the stark, desolate, raw beauty of t...