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The 33 Things To Do In Iceland (MUST-SEE)

The 33 Things To Do In Iceland

If your destination for holidays is Iceland, then you should familiarize yourself with the places worth visiting.


Iceland is truly remarkable place with numerous interesting locations that vary from calm spots to rest to active locations, where you have to show that your condition is at least average. Become acquainted with 33 numbers from our list and choose the best for your vacations.

1. Látrabjarg


It is a well-known location situated in the furthest point on the west of Europe. You can meet here thousands of species of birds. Therefore, it is said that it is the largest bird cliff in Europe.


2. Jökulsárlón


Is the crown jewel of Iceland – truly magnificent location, which is deservedly hyped all over the world. Glacier forms a truly surreal scenes wchich really must be seen.


3. Hveragerði

Hveragerdi_warm pool

A place full of hot springs, hot rivers as well as geysers. This is a spot filled with active grounds, so you can have a bath and relax in these warm pools.


4. Hengifoss


In the east of Iceland there is a waterfall, where you can climb. Because of that, and average level of difficulty, it is a great place to have a great hitchhike.


5. Westfjords


If you are looking for a place to go kayaking, skiing or playing some golf, then this region if a great place for you to visit.


6. Route 61, Westfjords

route 61

200 kilometres of beautiful views through fjords, abandoned churches, mountains, small villages located in the hills, and of course waterfalls.


7. Seljavallalaug


The thermal pool Seljavallalaug is situated under the Eyjafjöll Mountain and it is considered one of 10 the best pools by The Guardians.

8. Lagarfljót


The lake with its own legend about the monster. It is worth to visit this place just for these legends. However, astonishing views of East Iceland are also one of the positives.


9. Snæfellsnes


One of the least visited locations in the country. Nonetheless, it has a lot to offer. In the centre of the region we can find a volcano and on the top of that, there is a glacier.


10. Krafla


Despite the fact that the regions of the volcano give off very unpleasant smell, one should take into account the picturesque, colourful terrains with different chemical reactions.

11. Dettifoss


This is the biggest waterfall in Europe. The place is located in the middle of nowhere, and it is one of the most spectacular views in Iceland.

Dettifoss _waterfall

12. Hverfjall


Extinct volcano surrounded by dark and grey atmosphere. Contrary to appearances, climbing is not too long but can be demanding. View of the crater at the top is breathtaking.

13. Golden Circle

It is the quintessence of the country – a place well-known for its three characteristic elements

  • Geysir


  • Gullfoss


  • Thingvellir National Park


14. Eyjafjallajökull


A volcano surrounded by large wilderness. Grey colours, grim craters, rare flora and dark ground makes this place look like the moon.


15. Godafoss

Godafoss _waterfall

Godafoss Waterfall is a Spot Worth Visiting because of gorgeous canyon, where water shaped the basalt columns, and the water can be admired from the top.


16. Glymur


A place rarely visited by the others, so there is a high chance to admire the nature in here alone. One of the highest waterfalls in the region.


17. Mývatn


A very beautiful lake of the mosquitoes. The most beautiful lake in the country, where lava surrounds the lake from two sides.


18. Thórsmörk


Mountain ridge located in the south of Iceland. If you are looking for a great bike trips, then this is a great place for you to admire the beauty of the country.

19. Black Sand Beach, Vik


Next spot worth visiting in Iceland is a beach. Admittedly, you are not going to lounge here, but it is an astonishing place with volcanic rock formations.


20. Ice Cave


Also known as Crystal Caves – take a stroll through glaciers and admire the true wonders of nature.

Waterfall Ice Cave

21. The Mid-Atlantic Ridge

Snorkel In The Mid-Atlantic Ridge

The fans of snorkelling and diving should definitely see The Mid-Atlantic Ridge created by the division of two tectonic plates – unforgettable views guaranteed!

22. Blue Lagoon

Blue Lagoon Hot Spring

Extremely large hot tub that is considered to be the most popular attraction in Iceland – must see.

blue lagoon

23. Hornstrandir


Hornstrandir Peninsula is a place for active holiday spenders. Visit this spot to admire cliffs, waterfalls as well as rugged mountains. It is ideal for hiker, so wear your shoes and move on!

24. Vatnajökull National Park


Another a must see place in Iceland. This National Park is the second largest park in whole Europe. Are you interested in geographical anomalies and other wonders of nature? This is a place for you to go.


25. Hallgrímskirkja


Lutheran church named famous clergyman and a poet Hallgrimur Petursson – beautiful church gives you the view for even more beautiful nature from a 76-metres high tower.

26. Landmannalaugar


A place you just have to see if you are the fan of hiking. Colourful mountains in Landmannalaugar include hot springs surrounded by lava flows as well as lakes you will surely admire


27. Svartifoss


If you decided to visit National Park mentioned above, then this should be one of the first things you should see there. Black Fall is a very unique waterfall with basalt columns.

28. Seljalandsfoss


Another waterfall in Iceland. This one; however, varies from the previous ones because it has a 60 metres drop and you can go behind the waterfall and explore the cave.

29. Northern Lights

northen lights

Aurora Borealis is a coloured phenomenon that displays in the sky during colder months. It can be seen anywhere in Iceland away from the city lights.

30. Kaldidalsvegur


A route 550 is a 40-kilometres long hiking track. A good way to begin your hiking adventure and admire the glaciers that surround this route.


31. Krisuvik


Located in the south-west part of Iceland, an extinct volcano as well as a place known for its sulphur springs and countless forms of geothermal activities.

32. Mýrdalsjökull


One of the largest glaciers in the country. Are you looking for a challenge? Climb on the top of the glacier and appreciate the nature in Iceland.

33. Thjórsardalur


It is a valley with the longest river in Iceland as well as the mountain tops e.g. Gaukshöfði. From the top of that, you can see one of the most famous volcanoes in the country – Hekla.


  • Top 10 things to see and do in Iceland

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