Iceland without its unique vegetation would not be Iceland. One of the reasons the island has gained fame globally is because of the beautiful flora. The plants, flowers and trees have adapted to a rough nature and therefore have created individual ways to deal with the cold winters and the mild sommers, as well as wind and weather in general.
Meeting an animal in Iceland is the dream of each photographer. This is not only because the landscape around the animal model is magical and create a stunning atmosphere for each picture which is also important for a successful capture of an animal, but also because the animal itself is worth a click of your camera.
Vík í Myrdal, often referred to as the short term Vík, is located on the south coast of Iceland. Not only does it border directly on the Atlantic Ocean, but it is also the southernmost spot on the island.
This one special place is not less rough, but it contains human elements. In the year of 1973, US pilots have had troubles to direct their plane. A few minutes later, the air vehicle crashed into the beach of Sólheimasandur, which is part of the black sand beach at the south coast of Iceland.
A paradise for hikers. The region features beautiful nature and a wildlife which travelers in the whole wide world dream of. Various hiking routes lead you to the most stunning places in Iceland and to landmarks on the south coast, which is famous for natural sights like the black sand beach or notorious crashed airplane on one of the beaches.
As a so-called geothermal spa, the Blue Lagoon is a popular location for both tourists and Icelandic inhabitants to come together and to just relax in a scenery which could not be more beautiful.
The Golden Circle consists of three major elements: First of all, there are the geysers. The phenomenon occurs regularly. Second, there is Thingvellir, one of only four national parks in Iceland. The Gullfoss, a waterfall, completes the Golden Circle.
The name „Northern Lights“ already suggests that you have to travel far to the north if you want to catch a glance at this spectacle, at least in the northern hemisphere. Iceland is the perfect place to visit. To see the Aurora Borealis, as this phenomenon is called by scientists, many parameters have to meet.
The peninsula Snaefellsnes is exactly what you are looking for. Tourists have named the region Mini-Iceland or Iceland in miniature because of the beautiful scenery on the peninsula, which features a lot of the natural sights you can find on the whole island in a relatively small area.
Tourists coming to Iceland want to see nature, nature and even more nature. On the south coast, they get exactly what they are looking for. A mix of rough wilderness, pure nature and breathtaking sceneries creates an atmosphere you will never forget.
The Golden Circle, which is named „Gullni hringurinn“ in the language of the residents, is a route combining a variety of tourist attractions in Iceland.