Landmannalaugar – Central Iceland

Landmannalaugar is a volcanic hotspot in the country’s southern highlands, famous for the multi-coloured mountains caused by the interaction of rhyolite rock and geothermal gasses.

Vesturhorn at Stokksnes – East Iceland

This incredibly beautiful mountain and beach combination reflecting in the wet sand at Vestrahorn is a must-see for any photographer visiting Stokksnes in East Iceland.

Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon – East Iceland

Fjaðrárgljúfur river gorge Iceland photo locations

The Fjaðrárgljúfur river canyon in Iceland is a river gorge in the South East Iceland close to Kirkjubæjarklaustur near Hunkabakka.

Grótta Lighthouse at Seltjarnarnes

Grotta Lighthouse at Seltjarnarnes

The lighthouse at Grótta sits on a small island at the tip of the Seltjarnarnes peninsula.  The town of Seltjarnarnes is easier to visit than to say.  The town is bordered with Reykjavik and is one of the oldest settlements in Iceland. 

Lava Fields – Volcanic Iceland

Snaefellsnes lava field.

There are places in Iceland that make you feel like a visitor to another planet. Iceland’s Lava Fields are frequent in the landscape in a thick strip of land through the middle from The North East to the KEF international airport.

Lómagnúpur Mountain – East Iceland

Lómagnúpur Mountain is in the South East Iceland between Kirkjubæjarklaustur and Skaftafell National park. It is named after the Lómag – a bird that frequents the cliff face.

Vattarnes East Iceland Coastline

The Vattarnes fjord peninsular is a fabulous Coastline in the Eastfjords of Iceland. The area is the land divide between Reyðarfjörður and Fáskrúðsfjörður.

Kleifarvatn Lake – West Iceland

Kleifarvatn is a fairly large lake by Icelandic standards and it used to be the deepest lake in Iceland until some deep holes were discovered in Jökulsarlon.

Vík & Reynisdrangar – South Iceland

Vík í Mýrdal is located on the South shore of Iceland near the Myrdalsjokull glacier. It is famous for the Reynisdrengur sea stacks which can be seen from Vik and Reynishverfi.

Dýrholaey Sea Arch – South Iceland

Dýrholaey is close to the Mýrdalsjökull glacier and was the home of an important character in the Icelandic “Bruna Njalls Saga” (The Burning of Neil). Kari (the singed) was the only person to escape the arson attack.

Skaftafell National Park – East Iceland

The National Park at Skaftafell is a kind of green belt between the vast sands of Skeiðarasandur and the vast ice plains of Europe’s largest Glacier – Vatnjökull.