10 Best Places to Visit in Iceland

Description Iceland, a Nordic island nation, is defined by its dramatic landscape with volcanoes, geysers, hot springs and lava fields. Glaciers are largely protected in national parks.

When it comes to viewing Iceland in its natural glory, no region matches the unspoiled wilderness of the Hornstrandir Nature Reserve in Westfjords.

10. Hvalnes Nature Reserve

A tiny fishing village nestled within a sheltered cove in northern Iceland, Husavik is quickly earning a reputation as one of the best spots in Europe for whale watching.

9. Husavik

8. Landmannalaugar

7. Thingvellir National Park

6. Myvatn

5. Reykjavik

4. Jokulsarlon

3. Vatnajokull National Park

2. Golden Circle Route

1. Blue Lagoon

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