Discover the myriad of nature’s marvels in Southern Iceland during your Iceland tour. This region has it all. Outdoor enthusiasts can explore scenic hikes among active volcanoes and dancing geysers, the rich Icelandic heritage offers intrigue for history buffs and foodies will be impressed by the dining scene.
Home to a stirring concoction of natural wonders, the south boasts the thundering Skogafoss Waterfall, black sand beaches, the jaw-dropping Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon and Europe’s largest glacier, the immense Vatnajokull.
Besides creating mighty geological sights, the powerful and fertile land marks this as Iceland‘s agricultural heartland. Traditional farms are strewn throughout the area with home-grown produce served up in local restaurants. What’s more, museums offer an insight into the world of Viking history for those interested in the sagas based here, while your travel designer can advise on the best time and destinations for whale spotting, bird watching and horse-riding during your Iceland tour.
When to go
Summer and its long days is a great time to visit, however the winter months offer the Northern Lights, with November to February being the best time to see them.
What to do
- Snowmobile around the top of one of Iceland’s ice caps.
- Scenic walks, hikes and horse rides
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