Top 5 Places to Visit in Iceland


Frosty and rigid but fabulously beautiful, unique Iceland has won over the hearts of thousands of globetrotters. This rather small European island country is home to a huge number of one-of-a-kind natural wonders and extraterrestrial places which seem out of this world. On this page, we've put together a collection of the best cities to visit in Iceland together with the top Iceland tourist attractions that are worth the taking the trip.

1. The Unique Icelandic Capital, Reykjavik

Due to its rather young age and very rapid growth, Reykjavik differs a lot from the other Nordic capitals. It's an incredible city with one-of-a-kind nature and a unique charm.

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2. Gateway to the Glacier Lagoon

The second-largest national park in Iceland, Hnappavellir attracts a lot of people from all over the world. The area boasts the biggest collection of rock climbing routes, the Jokulsarlon and the Vatnajokull National Park.

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3. The Enchanting Blue Lagoon
The Enchanting Blue Lagoon

Being one of the most extraordinary locations in entire Iceland, the Blue Lagoon hot springs are among the most popular "must-visits". The natural thermal springs are hot all year round and allure travelers and locals with the unusual color of the water. Interestingly, bathing in the waters of the lagoon has been proven to be beneficial for health too.

4. The Golden Circle Route
Geysir, Iceland

The renown route is a treasured journey for sure! The area not far from Reykjavik boasts numerous natural attractions, one of the highlights is the well-known Geysir (the oldest geyser on the world). What's for other marvelous stops, the breathtaking Gullfoss Waterfall and the Thingvellir National Park are surely inspiring.

5. Iceland's South Coast
Seljalandsfoss Waterfall, Iceland

Those wishing to see a different (yet no less impressive) side of Iceland, should consider saving some time for the southern part of the country. Here you can find the precious Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss waterfalls as well as charming villages, such as Skogar or Vik.