I Never Considered Visiting Iceland Until I Saw These 37 Brilliant Photos.


Iceland is a unique country that offers the most breathtaking landscapes with erupting volcanoes, majestic green mountains, awe-inspiring waterfalls, and stunning glaciers. It’s no wonder it attracts the best photographers from around the world.

Here are just a handful of places waiting to be explored.

1. Scenic wonderland

Max Rive

2. You can visit some of the beautiful churches like this one. This is one of the last peat churches in Iceland, made from wood and peat. The humps are ancient graves.

Menno Schaefer

3. There are places there that will take your breath away.

Milko Marchetti

4. The flight over the South Coast and Central Highlands is one of the most awesome things you’ll ever see.

Antony Spencer

5. You might get to see some wildlife like this wild Arctic fox.

Einar Gudmann

6. You could hike in Skaftafell to see Svartifoss waterfall.


7. You might take a drive to Fimmvorduhals and walk on warm lava!

Gunnar Gestur

8. Route 1 takes you through natural wonders  and attractions, and there’s hardly ever any traffic.

Yves Schüpbach

9. The Northern Lights.


10. Watch the sunset in the mountains Hrútfjallstindar.

Skarphedinn Thrainsson

11.  You could wish upon a star… or two.

Wim Denijs

12. To adore the beautiful colors of fall.

Alexandre Deschaumes

13. Witness a volcano erupting. 

Gunnar Gestur

14. Enjoy the crisp clean mountain air.

euskadi 69

15.  Visit the famous mountain right outside the town of Grundarfjordur.

Peter Hammer

16. Enjoy the surreal landscapes.

Andre Ermolaev

17. See sights like this on the west coast.

J. G. Damlow

18. Hire a local guide to take you to a ice cave like this one.

Orvar Atli

19. Watch the fog roll over the gorgeous green mountains.


20. See the enigmatic glow on Rhyolites.

Alban Henderyckx

21. Visit the Jokulsarlon Lagoon.

Alexander Shchukin

22. Go on a puffin tour.

Christian Schweiger

23. Capture some incredible ariel photos.

Andre Ermolaev

24.  Visit a black sand beach with ice.

Manisha Desai

25. Visit Elephant Rock in Heimaey.


26. Waterfall Ice Cave in Vatnajokull

Einar Runar Sigurdsson

27. Take a nap on the moss. 

Iurie Belegurschi

28. The Seljalandsfoss in south Iceland at dusk.

Felix Röser

29. Be mesmerized by nature’s patterns.

Andre Ermolaev

30. Take a tour of Reykjanes Peninsula.

Johnathan Esper

31. Climb atop a boulder and watch the sunset in Þórsmörk.

Max Rive

32. Visit a remote little church.

Ivo De Decker

33. Pinch yourself to make sure you aren’t dreaming…

Max Rive

35.  Use the weather to your advantage. It makes some of the most impressive photographs like this at Mystic Island.

Daniel Kaempf

36. Litlanesfoss


37. Have dinner at Höfn and then drive to Reynisdrangar.

Stefan Hefele

These are absolutely amazing. I can't wait to visit Iceland someday! Click to share this with your friends and family.