Photo Locations in Iceland

Below you can find a list of 3 areas and locations within. Those are most iconic places in Iceland: South, West and North from Reykjavik.

  1. Reykjanes: wild part of Iceland with the roaring ocean, high cliffs, geothermal areas and lighthouses (180 USD travel fee). Usually much fewer people than other places.

Locations:

  • Kleifarvatn – pristine lake with black sand
  • Beautiful roads through mountains, along lakes, cliffs and lava fields covered in moss
  • Krysuvik – a geothermal area with boiling mud
  • Blue Lagoon – no introduction needed? There are many paths outside where we can stroll along the beautiful blue water
  • Brimketill a lava rock pool filled with ocean water where trolls used to bath 🙂 But the main attraction are rugged cliffs and soaring waves crashing against them
  • Gunnuhver – very active geothermal area with a lot of steam
  • Reyjkanes Lighthouse – charming lighthouse on a small hill
  • Valahnúkamöl – end of Reykjanes with high cliffs. Amazing place!

 

  1. South Coast: famous waterfalls and black beaches (180 USD travel fee). Usually with a lot of people but still can squeeze a shot here and there 🙂

Locations:

  • Gljúfrabúi: Charming, a hidden little waterfall
  • Seljalandsfoss – a waterfall that you can walk behind
  • Skogafoss – the most famous waterfall in the south
  • Kvernufoss – another hidden gem of a waterfall
  • Sólheimajökull – a glacier that you can touch
  • Dyrhólaey (30 min hike up the mountain)
  • Reynisfjara – famous black beach, usually crowded
  • Vik – less famous, also beautiful, usually empty from people
  • Plane wreck (1 h hike, one way)

 

  1. Snaefellsnes Peninsula – epic and secluded area, with vast landscapes and unique locations – (270 USD Travel Fee)

  • Arnastrapi and Hellnar Cliff – epic locations by the ocean
  • Kirkjufell – THE most famous mountain in Iceland
  • Budir Black Church – charming little church in great location
  • Londrangar Basalt Cliffs – showcases the dramatic and rugged landscape Iceland has to offer
  • Svörtuloft Lighthouse – cool lighthouse
  • Djúpalónssandur Black Beach – stunning black beach