Iceland is a stunning country to visit. This web page shows you a big part of it.



Iceland is an island in the Atlantic ocean, it is a home to roughly 320 thousand people. The country itself is quite large compared to the amount of people living there or 103.000 km2, making it the most sparsely populated country in Europe. The capital, Reykjavik, is by far the largest city in Iceland since more than half of the population is living there and in the surrounding area. The island, which is often covered in snow, has many active volcanos that erupt occasionally making the island constantly developing. A recent eruption in Eyjafjallajökull became famous for interupting air traffic around Europe. Iceland is best known for its beautiful nature, modern culture, northern lights, hot springs and proud people.

Blue Lagoon

Image The Blue Lagoon thermal spa is one of the most visited attractions in Iceland. Blue Lagoon is based around 20 km or 12 Miles from the Keflavik Airport and 40 km or 25 Miles from the capital, Reykjavik. Photos...or Read more...


Image Gullfoss is a waterfall circa 130 north east of Reykjavik and is considered one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world, the named comes from the golden colour it makes when the sun shines on it. The waterfall is coming from the river Hvita and originates from a glacier. Gullfoss is close to Geysir and Thingvellir and together they make the Golden Circle, a popular tourist attraction route. Photos...or Read more...

Peace Tower

Image Peace Tower is Yoko Ono's idea and is located on Videy Island in a Bay near Reykjavik. Photos...or Read more...


Image Holuhraun is a volcanic eruption currently ongoing, when this is written the lava has spread over 85m2. This volcanic activity initiated in mid August 2014 after series of earthquakes from a close by volcano, Bardarbunga, which is in the largest glacier in Europe, Vatnajokull. It is predicted the volcano will go on until Mars or April 2015. The volcano eruption ended on February 27. 2015 and the Nornahraun lava field measures more than 84 square km or 32 square Miles. Photos...or Read more...


Image Dettifoss is the largest waterfall in Europe in terms of water capacity. It is 45m high and 100m wide. Dettifoss is located in north east of the country, circa 560km from Reykjavik. Due to difficult weather conditions in winter it is most convenient to visit the waterfall during the summer time. Photos...or Read more...


Image Trollaskagi is a peninsula in northern Iceland, between Skagafjordur and Eyjafjordur. There is a lot of high mountains with a wonderful view and hiking routes. Photos...or Read more...


Image Geysir is one of the most famous hot springs in the world. Geysir itself rarely erupts but when it did it could go up high as 70m. There is another hot spring next to it, Strokkur which erupts every 5 to 8 minutes and is very popular amongs Icelanders and tourists. Photos...or Read more...


Image Thingvellir is a national park, it is a parlament from 1930. It is a conserved park by law and in 2004 it was recognized as a world treasure by the UN. Photos...or Read more...

The Highlands

Image The Highlands is the biggest part of Iceland, yet nobody lives there. There are a lot of activities in the highlands though, such as hiking, snow mobiling, ice climbing, horse back riding, glacier skiing and more. Links to all those activites can be found on this website. Travelling around the highlands must be carried out with great caution and the appropriate equipment. Photos...or Read more...

Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon

Image The Glacier lagoon in Iceland is close to highway number one, about 370 km (230 miles) east from Reykjavik and it is said to be one of the greatest wonders of nature in Iceland. This lagoon is a recent one, the result of a warming climate. The surface is at sea level and sea water flows into the lagoon at high tide. Huge blocks of ice are frequently breaking off the glacier, Breiðamerkurjokull, and large icebergs float on the lagoon. The lagoon is not very wide but it is down to 250 meters deep, making it the deepest lake in Iceland. Breiðamerkurjokull is a branch of the Vatnajokull glacier. Photos...or Read more...


Image Myvatn is a lake near Akureyri in Northeast Iceland. Today the area is best known for the huge number of birds that visit in the summer, and for the weird and inspiring volcanic features that surround the lake. Close to Myvatn there is a place called Dimmuborgir. Dimmuborgir is a large area of lava with many caves and holes in it, quite unique. Photos...or Read more...

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Last update: 28. mars. 2016


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