Iceland for Nature Lovers

Staff Travel Tips

A Food Fun Travel Guest Post

Planning for a vacation but don’t have an ideal destination in Europe? Don’t worry, as Iceland should be your next destination! The country is among the most beautiful countries naturally, thanks to its many hidden gems. There are also literally countless activities you can do in the nature lovers’ paradise. Geothermal geysers, volcanic beaches, to inland sea cliffs are some of the fantastic hidden gems in Iceland waiting to be explored, especially if you come from EU- safe listed countries.

The Blue Lagoon


This magical place, known as the Blue Lagoon is a must-visit place in Iceland regardless of how short your visit! It features some gorgeous pools and spa treatments that you’ll only find here. Imagine yourself relaxing in the natural lagoon, enjoying custom spa treatments, you could really spend a whole day here. While you are at it, don’t forget to buy yourself some small goodies to take back with you, like the Blue Lagoon Lava soap bar for yourself or as gifts for others. Blue Lagoon lava soap ingredients come from the fine-grained bioactive Blue Lagoon Lava from the surrounding environment, aka it’s the perfect gift for everybody!

Lake Myvatn

Lake Myvatn is one of the best tourist attraction sites in Europe thanks to the Waterfall of the Gods, which is considered one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Europe. Apart from having volcanic craters and beautiful lakes, the conservation area is also home to many bird species.

Raufarhshellir

If you love exploring dim-lighted caverns, Raufarhshellir is a majestic lava-tube cavern where you can test your fear of darkness. Venture into its dimmest depths as you explore peculiar ice candles and lava formations that were formed thousands of years ago.

Skogafoss Waterfall


Discover the biggest waterfalls in Iceland by visiting the majestic Skogafoss Waterfall with 25 meters (82 feet) and a 60m (200 feet) drop. Visit the falls during the day to see the beautiful sight of a single or double rainbow caused by its water sprays. Apart from watching the waterfalls, there are various hiking and trekking trails you could explore.

Vik

Discover one of the most amazing hidden gems by exploring Vik. The place is a 4 hours’ drive east of Reykjavik and has beautiful rocky cliffs ideal for sunset. The cliffs have been in existence for over a thousand years and are ideal for hiking and picnicking.

 

You could spend weeks, upon weeks visiting Iceland and still fail to explore all its fantastic tourist attractions. The country is littered with historical places you and your family can visit. The people of Iceland are welcoming, especially if you are traveling with your family! If you intend to visit places requiring tickets or guides, booking in advance is advisable.