NATURAL WONDERS

All the best places to visit in Iceland. Where do you want to stop on the Golden Circle? What is Ásbyrgi? Where is the best place to see the northern lights? What volcanoes can you visit? Iceland has no shortage of natural wonders. While the better-known wonders like Gullfoss waterfall and Geysir will surely impress you, people tell us that they also love discovering others lesser-known natural wonders on their drive around Iceland.

9 February 2018
Natural Wonders

Must-See Places in East Iceland

Did you know that if you drive to the end of the town Neskaupstaður, you will have driven as far away from Reykjavík as you possibly can in Iceland?

9 January 2018
Natural Wonders

Flatey and Flatey – the “flat islands” of Iceland

Around Iceland, you´ll find many islands, large and small. Among them, you´ll find two that are both called Flatey. To set the two apart, they’re usually referred to as Flatey in Breiðafjörður fjord, and Flatey in Skjálfandi bay.

27 October 2017
Natural Wonders

Blue staff's secret spots for Northern lights watching in Iceland

We love the Northern Lights! Watching them never gets old, no matter how often you see them. They’re not always visible, though. It needs to be winter and dark outside, you need to have clear skies and solar activity interacting with earth’s magnetic field.

25 September 2017
Natural Wonders
6 September 2017
Natural Wonders

Svartifoss waterfall – the black columnar basalt beauty

In Skaftafell, which is part of Vatnajökull national park, you´ll find a very pretty waterfall called Svartifoss (Black waterfall). Its name comes from the black basalt columns that surround it very beautifully, and when you see Svartifoss, you´ll understand the name.

29 June 2017
Natural Wonders

Ásbyrgi: Sleipnir's footprint in Midgard

Out of all the places in all of Iceland, Icelanders tend to LOVE Ásbyrgi canyon the most. They usually call it the most magical place you can find in Iceland. Now, we can describe Ásbyrgi in words, but you must visit the place to understand the magic of it.

29 June 2017
Natural Wonders

The Golden Triangle in Iceland - or was it a circle?

We get asked a lot about the Golden Triangle in Iceland. We’d be evil if we told you that it’s a thing. It’s not. You probably meant to search for the Golden Circle! It’s Iceland’s most popular route and consists of three stops

12 June 2017
Natural Wonders

So, you want to visit volcanoes in Iceland?

If you land in Keflavík airport, pick up your rental car from us and drive to Reykjavík, you´ll already have passed a few volcanoes. You don’t have to drive far from Reykjavík to find volcanoes such as the Blue mountains and Hengill.

15 May 2017
Natural Wonders

Self drive with extra stops along the Golden Circle route

The traditional Golden circle consists of three stops. There's Þingvellir national park, Gullfoss waterfall and the Geysir geothermal area. Now don’t get us wrong, these are all fantastic places and we highly recommend them.