The Best Places to Visit in Iceland

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Iceland is one of the most sparsely populated countries in Europe, and one of the most appealing for visitors. Iceland is volcanically and geologically active what makes its landscape diverse and beautiful. In this post we will show you some of the best places to visit in Iceland: Reykjavík, Gullfoss, Blue Lagoon, Landmannalaugar, Lakemyvatn, Þórsmörk National Park, Geysir and Þingvellir National Park.

Reykjavík

Reykjavík is the capital and largest city of Iceland. One third of all Iceland residents live in Reykjavík. There are not many big buildings and monuments in Reykjavík, but still it is lovely place to visit.

The Best Places to Visit in Iceland

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The Best Places to Visit in Iceland

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The Best Places to Visit in Iceland

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The Best Places to Visit in Iceland

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Þingvellir National Park

Þingvellir National Park is located in southern Iceland and it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Landscape of Þingvellir National Park is really amazing and surely a must-see wonder in Iceland.

The Best Places to Visit in Iceland

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The Best Places to Visit in Iceland

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The Best Places to Visit in Iceland

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The Best Places to Visit in Iceland

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Gullfoss

Gullfoss is a waterfall located in southwest Iceland. It is one of the most visited and most attractive tourist destination in whole country.

The Best Places to Visit in Iceland

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The Best Places to Visit in Iceland

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The Best Places to Visit in Iceland

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The Best Places to Visit in Iceland

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Blue Lagoon

Blue Lagoon is a geothermal spa, located in southwestern Iceland, about 40 kilometers from Reykjavík. It got its name from blue and warm water, with average water temperatures of 37–39 °C.

The Best Places to Visit in Iceland

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The Best Places to Visit in Iceland

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The Best Places to Visit in Iceland

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Landmannalaugar

Landmannalaugar is located in the highland of Iceland. It is well known for its amazing landscape.

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The Best Places to Visit in Iceland

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Lakemyvatn

Lakemyvatn is a eutrophic lake located in northern Iceland.

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The Best Places to Visit in Iceland

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The Best Places to Visit in Iceland

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Þórsmörk National Park

Þórsmörk National Park is situated in a valley between two massive glacier volcanoes in southern Iceland.

The Best Places to Visit in Iceland

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The Best Places to Visit in Iceland

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The Best Places to Visit in Iceland

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The Best Places to Visit in Iceland

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Geysir

Geysir, also known as The Great Geysir, was the first geyser known to modern Europeans. It is located in southwestern Iceland. During the eruption it can hurl boiling water up to 70 metres in the air.

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The Best Places to Visit in Iceland

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The Best Places to Visit in Iceland

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