10 Incredible Photos of Iceland for Travel Inspiration

From impressive waterfalls, glaciers, and volcanic landscapes to the colorful city of Reykjavik, we show you a virtual tour of this unbelievable must-see destination.

1) Blue Lagoon

Blue Lagoon IcelandPhoto: www.flickr.com/photos/skarpi

The Blue Lagoon is one of the most visited attractions in Iceland. The spa is located in a lava field in Grindavík on the Reykjanes Peninsula.

 

2) Vík í MýrdalVík í MýrdalPhoto: www.pinterest.com/pin/245446248414505961

The village of Vík  is the southern most village in Iceland, located on the main ring road around the island, around 180 km by road southeast of Reykjavík

 

3) Reynisdrangarreynisdrangar icelandPhoto: www.flickr.com/photos/80332278@N00

Reynisdrangar are basalt sea stacks situated under the mountain Reynisfjall near the village Vík í Mýrdal

 

4) Aurora Borealis at Jökulsárlón Lagoon

Aurora Borealis at Jökulsárlón LagoonPhoto: www.flickr.com/photos/avanwijk

 

5) Volcano Hekla

mt. hekla icelandPhoto: www.flickr.com/photos/skarpi

Hekla is in the south of Iceland with a height of 1,491 metres and it is one of Iceland’s most active volcanoes with over 20 eruptions occurred in and around the volcano since 874.

 

6) Jökulsárlón

jökulsárlón icelandPhoto: www.flickr.com/photos/frau_pfeffer

Jökulsárlón is a large glacial lake in southeast Iceland, on the edge of Vatnajökull National Park. It is now 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) away from the ocean’s edge and covers an area of about 18 km2.

 

7) Puffins

puffins in IcelandPhoto: www.examiner.com/article/see-iceland-s-puffins-on-spectacular-sea-cliffs

Puffins, are little seabirds, regularly called the comedians of the sea or ocean parrots because of their enormous, splendidly shaded noses.

 

8) Reykjavik

ReykjavikPhoto: www.flickr.com/photos/bumbyfoto

A view of the very colorful homes and buildings in Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland.

 

9) Kirkjufellkirkjufell icelandPhoto: www.flickr.com/photos/beboy_photographies

Kirkjufell  is a 463m high mountain on the north coast of Iceland’s Snæfellsnes peninsula, near the town of Grundarfjörður.

 

10) Fishing harbor Isafjordur

ísafjörður icelandPhoto: www.flickr.com/photos/stuckincustoms

Red Boat in Fjord Before Storm ~ fishing harbor, Isafjordur.