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Fjallabak Mountain Route
Fjallabak Mountain Route

No marker available. Friðland að Fjallabaki, Landmannaleið, Iceland, Vík

The Fjallabak Route is arguably one of Iceland’s most scenic highland drives. The route traverses the Fjallabak Nature Reserve, a mountainous region north of Myrdalsjokull icecap through the heart of...



Gluggafoss Waterfall
Gluggafoss Waterfall

No marker available. Iceland, Kirkjubæjarklaustur

Look out for the sign to this small but perfectly formed waterfall, almost hidden and cut into the hillside close to the river Merkjaa, near the junction of roads 261 and 250. 



Seljalandsfoss and Gljufrabui (Gljúfrabúi)
Seljalandsfoss and Gljufrabui (Gljúfrabúi)

No marker available. Seljalandsfoss, Iceland, Hvolsvöllur

Seljalandsfoss is one of Iceland’s most iconic waterfalls, its thin plume of water dropping over a 60m high former sea cliff. The extra special feature is that you can walk behind it and gaze out thro...



Skogafoss (Skógafoss) Waterfall
Skogafoss (Skógafoss) Waterfall

No marker available. Skógafoss, Iceland, Hvolsvöllur

Skogafoss, 60m high and 25m wide, is the most impressive waterfall on the south coast and forms a splendid shimmering curtain of water. The river Skoga is not glacially fed and usually runs clear but...



Vik (Vík) Town
Vik (Vík) Town

No marker available. Vik, Iceland, Vik

Vik is a small coastal town with a quaint hilltop church and a marvelous black beach, backed by dunes. In spite of its coastal location, the town has no fishing industry and no port.  It has largely d...



Reynisdrangar Sea Stacks
Reynisdrangar Sea Stacks

No marker available. Reynisdrangar, Iceland, Vík

Warning:  the waves at Vik and Reynisfjara beaches are dangerous and freak sneaker waves have claimed lives here.  Please take heed of the warning signs and do not approach the sea.  Reynisdrangar...



Eldgja (Eldgjá) (Fire Gorge)
Eldgja (Eldgjá) (Fire Gorge)

No marker available. Eldgjá, Iceland, Vik

This magnificent 8km long gorge was formed in a powerful explosive fissure eruption around 934. Curiously, there are no historical references to the eruption, which is odd as it is reckoned to have be...



Kirkjugolfid (Kirkjugólfið)- Nature’s Tiles
Kirkjugolfid (Kirkjugólfið)- Nature’s Tiles

No marker available. Geirland, Kirkjubæjarklaustur, Iceland, Kirkjubæjarklaustur

Just outside Kirkjubaejarklaustur on the road that heads north from the roundabout by the service station, you find Kirkjugolfid (the Church Floor) - a protected natural monument. The parking place is...



Saeheimar (Sæheimar) Aquarium on Vestmannaeyjar
Saeheimar (Sæheimar) Aquarium on Vestmannaeyjar

No marker available. 12, 900 Vestmannaeyjabær, Iceland, Vestmannaeyjabær

The Aquarium Sæheimar has been part of the Westman Island’s culture for 50 years, especially for children. It has also remained largely unchanged since it was set up so don't expect fancy multimed...



Westman Islands Wildlife
Westman Islands Wildlife

No marker available. 12, 900 Vestmannaeyjabær, Iceland, Vestmannaeyjabær

You’ll find one of the largest puffin populations in Iceland on Heimaey. Common Guillemot, razorbill, kittiwake, Manx shearwater, fulmar, and numerous gulls are also found in large numbers but due to...