Sightseeing in Iceland, Travel to The Land of Fire and Ice

Travelling to Iceland means going with the camera hanging everywhere to immortalize beautiful and spectacular landscapes dominated by icebergs, glaciers, volcanoes, lakes, as well as natural hot springs, mountains, cliffs, waterfalls, mossy meadows, etc.

Iceland is a country accessible to all kinds of people, whether they are active adventurers or travelers accustomed to comfort. Being an unknown country, you should know that luxury destinations in Iceland must be accompanied by prior preparation. It is essential to know the weather depending on the time of year when you visit the island, because, although in winter the temperatures are usually below zero, during the summer months you will enjoy very mild temperatures that will be around 14-15ºC. Special mention deserves its capital Reykjavik, that being under the influence of the current of the Gulf of Mexico, has temperatures much warmer than that which would correspond to its latitude, a few hundred kilometers below the Arctic Circle.

Iceland is situated in the extreme northwest of Europe and is the youngest island in the continent. One of the most impressive options is to enjoy luxury destinations Iceland at the end of the summer when the aurora borealis appear that allow you to capture some unique snapshots. The island is also passionate about the images of snowmelt or winter pictures with snow as the protagonist and icy waterfalls as a great attraction.

Some luxury destinations in Iceland are: Reykjavik, the Blue Lake, the Vatnajokull National Park (to cover its 12,000 meters of extension), the beautiful views of its countless waterfalls, excursions through its fjords so typical of the Nordic countries, or navigate among icebergs in the unforgettable Jokulsarlon lagoon.

Another spectacle that you will not be able to see in any other place than Iceland is the trip that starts from this island humpback whales, a unique tourist attraction.

The respect for the environment and the natural resources of the place is such that there is only one main highway that surrounds the whole country.

In addition to enjoying its landscapes, Iceland offers many activities such as hiking, biking or kayaking, fishing and hunting, Nordic skiing, horseback riding, golf at midnight.

The trips to luxury destinations Iceland show various places and attractions. Impress the extraordinary strength of water in geysers like Strokkur or waterfalls like Gullfoss. In the Seltun area, just one hour from Reykjavik, the volcanic landscape is simply overwhelming with its lakes, mountains, craters, fumaroles and boiling mud. Also in the Snaefells Peninsula, we find a great wealth of landscapes: white or black sand beaches, mysterious caves, deep cliffs and a very famous volcano, the Snaefellsjökull, which according to Jules Verne, allowed to reach the very center of the Earth.

The fjords are the valleys dug by the glaciers. And in the extreme north of Iceland, in the fjords of the West, in an almost totally depopulated area, stands the imposing cliff Latrabjarg, the “Finisterre” of the North. Another recommended place for sightseeing in Iceland.

On the other hand, on the south coast of Iceland, you can see the majesty of the Jokulsarlon glacier, lagoons with floating icebergs and the Svartifoss waterfall in the Vatnajokull National Park. In short, tourism in Iceland is a unique experience, everything is different, people, food, light and landscapes!

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