Kirkjufell resembles a church steeple and has become the most photographed mountain in Iceland. . The combination of Kirkjufellsfoss waterfall and Kirkjufell is a photographer’s dream shot.
I used to joke that there are more churches in Iceland than people. Outside of Reykjavik, this is almost the case. There is a church on almost every farm, village or hamlet. Christianity has been the dominant religion in Iceland for the last thousand years.
The Buðir black church is located on the Snæfellsness Peninsula. The church is one of 3 black churches in Iceland. The church is black because the exterior wood is painted with pitch, just like the hull of a boat.
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.
Lóndrangar are volcanic plugs on the Snæfellsnes peninsula. These tough basalt rock pinnacles are the remains of an ancient crater. This area offers some of the best views of Snæfellsjökull Glacier on the Snæfellsnes peninsula.
A multi-day tour of South Iceland will give you incredible photo opportunities. The South coast is rich with, glacier ice, towering waterfalls and black sand beaches. Book online from here.
The Djúpalónssandur bay is on the Southern shore of the Snæfellsnes peninsular and quite close to Snæfellsjokull volcano which has added to the Icelandic landscape.
Multi-day Iceland Tours with erupting geysers, waterfalls & sea cliffs & then stay in a fishing village waiting for auroras on the Snæfellsnes peninsular.
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This Iceland Self Drive Guide will take you to Iceland’s Westfjords Explore steep mountain fjords packed with RAW nature and wildlife.