South Iceland

Vik

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Vik is located about 180km southeast of Reykjavik, Iceland’s capital, and is the southernmost village in Iceland.

Thingvellir National Park

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Thingvellir national park was established in 1930, making it the first national park of Iceland.

About South Iceland

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South Iceland offers a great variety of day trips from the capital Reykjavik. Maybe the most famous of them is called the "Golden Circle" with a visit to a geyser, Gullfoss and Þingvellir, but it is only one of many.

Skaftafell Park

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Skaftafell National Park is an oasis located between a sandy desert and Vatnajökul glacier. The Park was instituted in 1967, consists of approximately 500 square kilometers and is home to some of Iceland's most beautiful attractions, mountains, glaciers, waterfalls and flora and fauna unique to the area.

Vestmannaeyjar (Westman Islands)

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Vestmannaeyjar, also known as Westman Islands (Vestmannaeyjar) is a small group of islands located near the southern coast of Iceland.

Vatnajökull Glacier

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There are several places in Iceland where a person feels small compared to the nature surrounding him. One of the most prominent, if not the most prominent, is in the Vatnajökull glacier, the largest glacier in Europe and most impressive in Iceland.

Selfoss

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Selfoss is the largest town in southern Iceland and is the entire region's service and trade center, with a population is 6500 people. Selfoss is located on the banks of the River ölfusá an hour's drive from Reykjavik.

Kirkjubæjarklaustur

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A village with a completely unpronounceable name, Kirkjubæjarklaustur, meaning Monastery Church Farm. This small village had just 160 residents and is the only village located between the towns Hofn and Vik that offers services to tourists such as a hostel, supermarket, bank and a gas station.

Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

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Jökulsárlón is a picturesque glacier lagoon, situated on the southern part of Vatnajökull glacier on Highway 1 (the ring road), 370 kilometers east of Reykjavik. The Lagoon is one of Iceland's natural wonders.

Hveragerði

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Hveragerði is a beautiful and picturesque town of 2300 residents, located 45 kilometers east of Reykjavik on Route 1.

Hekla

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Hekla, an active volcano in southern Iceland, reaches a height of 1491 m and is classed as Iceland's most active volcano with more than twenty eruptions recorded since 874.

Geysers Park

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Today the park's attraction is the Strokkur, which in Icelandic means "child". Strokor is located just a few meters from the largest geyser and erupts at regular intervals of five minutes or so.

Dyrhólaey Cliff

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Dyrhólaey Cliff rises to an altitude of 120 meters, not far from the town of Vík and is the southernmost point in Iceland.

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