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South Iceland

South Iceland forms an extraordinarily rich and long band of coastline, minor icecaps, fertile river plains and explosive volcanic landscapes, all wrapped up in history and folklore. The Blue Lagoon and the “Golden Circle,” which includes Þingvellir, Geysir and Gullfoss, are Iceland’s most iconic tourist sights. There is also the Hekla volcano, a wealth of saga locations, some waterfalls, access to hiking grounds at Landmannalaugar and Þórsmörk, the gem-like but often-overlooked Westman Islands and peaceful Vík village, all within easy reach from Reykjavík. East of Vík, you will need more time to reach Kirkjubæjarklaustur town, the ...

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