Reykjavik Attractions

Gulfoss Waterfall

4.5 star rating: Recommended 911 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Gullfoss is a massive waterfall on the river Hvita which originates in the glacial lake Langjokull. Gullfoss means 'golden falls' because the glacial sediment in the water turns the falls golden in ...  Read more

Jokulsarlon Lagoon

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 109 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The largest and best known of Iceland's glacial lakes, Jokulsarlon Lagoon is in the south of the country at the end of the Vatnajokull glacier. The lagoon first appeared around 1935 and has been ...  Read more

Silfra Fissure

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The famous site where it is possible to literally stand between two tectonic plates! Located in the turquoise Þingvallavatn Lake in the Þingvellir National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage ...  Read more

Fimmvörðuháls Volcano

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

Positioned right between the Eyjafjallajökull and Mýrdalsjökull glaciers in southern Iceland, Fimmvörðuháls roughly consists of a 25-kilometer-long and 1,000-meter-high ...  Read more

Videy Island

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating

Across the water from Reykjavik lies Videy Island. Once the main harbor until Reykjavik took over in 1943, the first settlement on the island dates from the 10th century. These days birds are the ...  Read more


4.5 star rating: Recommended 13 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

An expanse of uninhabited and unspoiled volcanic terrain located in central Iceland and largely off-limits to vehicles, Landmannalaugar has fast become a popular choice for those looking to escape ...  Read more

Mt Esja

4.5 star rating: Recommended 10 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Looming on the horizon north of Reykjavik, the 914-meter peak of Mount Esja offers a striking backdrop to the city and the capital’s nearest mountain is also a captivating attraction in its own ...  Read more

Thórsmörk (Thor's Woods)

4.5 star rating: Recommended 5 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Aptly named after the Norse god of strength and storms, this mountain range is frequently featured in “most stunning landscapes on the planet” lists. It therefore doesn’t come as a surprise that ...  Read more


4 star rating: Recommended 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

One of the final stops on South Iceland’s famous Golden Circle route and just 45 km from Reykjavik, the green-living town of Hveragerdi harbors a wealth of geothermic wonders. Located on an active ...  Read more


1 star rating: I do not recommend this 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

With its natural fjords encircled by lava fields and bustling port bobbing with fishing boats, Hafnafjörður makes a lively alternative to neighboring Reykjavík and at just a 20-minute ...  Read more

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