Southern Iceland

Southern Iceland is home to the capital city of Reykjavik and the black sands of the Southern coastline.

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Southern Iceland at a glance

  • Outdoor enthusiasts will feel right at home along the Southern Coastline of Iceland. Activities in the summer include hiking, horse riding, swimming and boat trips.

  • In the winter there is a great opportunity to head out to search for the Northern Lights in a variety of different ways such as ATV, Snowmobile or by car.

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik is the country’s biggest city and oozes culture and vibrancy. In the city there is a wealth of amazing bars and restuarants to enjoy and during the day you could choose to visit the National or Saga Museum.

  • Whale watching is a particular highlight in Reykjavik and is available all year round. Afterwards head to the Whales of Iceland museum to learn more about the species that live here!
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Iceland Southern Coast

The Southern coast of Iceland is truly one of natures greatest spectacles. The black sand beaches contrasting against the vibrant blue waters will be something you will want to see again and again.

  • The lack of light pollution in the South makes this a perfect destination for a Northern Lights holiday.
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Destinations in Southern Iceland

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik is the country’s biggest city and oozes culture and vibrancy. In the city there is a wealth of amazing bars and restuarants to enjoy and during the day you could choose to visit the National or Saga Museum.

  • Whale watching is a particular highlight in Reykjavik and is available all year round. Afterwards head to the Whales of Iceland museum to learn more about the species that live here!
Explore

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Iceland Southern Coast

The Southern coast of Iceland is truly one of natures greatest spectacles. The black sand beaches contrasting against the vibrant blue waters will be something you will want to see again and again.

  • The lack of light pollution in the South makes this a perfect destination for a Northern Lights holiday.
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General Information

Reykjavik is the capital of Iceland, is it's largest city and lies along the Southern coast. Reykjavik is home to some of the world's most famous tourist attractions such as the Blue Lagoon and the beautiful Gullfoss waterfall located in the canyon of the Hvítá River. Follow the coastline further around the island and you will find amazing secluded hotels such as Hotel Ranga or Ion - the perfect locations for an out-of-city stay in this beautiful country.

Capital

Reykjavik

Population

280,795

Area

103,000 SQ KM

Language

Icelandic

Currency

Icelandic Króna

Best time to visit

Summer: May- August Winter: December- March

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