Reykjadalur is a hiking trail just outside of Hveragerði. Reykjadalur directly translates to “steam valley”. The 3km hike leads you to a natural hot spring where you can swim.
The Skógafoss is one of the biggest waterfalls in the country with a width of 82 feet and a drop of 200 ft. A hiking path climbs alongside the cliffs surrounding the recess. This trail also continues further up the Skoga River where there are 23 more waterfalls.
Jökulsárlón is a large glacial lake in southeast Iceland. Situated at the head of the Breiðamerkurjökull glacier, it developed into a lake after the glacier started receding from the edge of the Atlantic Ocean.
The Sólheimajökull glacier covers the Katla caldera, a fierce volcano that will one day erupt. The glacier unfortunately shows the harsh effects of climate change as it has retreated about a kilometer in the last decade.
Reynisfjara is a black pebble beach with amazing cliffs of regular basalt columns resembling a rocky step pyramid, which is called Gardar. Out in the sea are spectacularly shaped basalt sea stacks.
Seljavallalaug (Seljvavellir pool) is the oldest pool in Iceland that is still standing. It’s built next to a rock wall that makes up one of its four walls and the water comes from a natural hot spring close by.
Vestmannaeyjar (sometimes anglicized as Westman Islands) is a town and archipelago off the south coast of Iceland. The islands are part of a young and still active submarine volcanic system.
Reykjavík is the capital and largest city of Iceland. It is the world's northernmost capital of a sovereign state, and is a popular tourist destination. It is among the cleanest, greenest, and safest cities in the world.
The Blue Lagoon geothermal spa is one of the most visited attractions in Iceland. The warm waters are rich in minerals like silica and sulfur and bathing there is reputed to help those suffering from skin diseases.