Iceland is a country with over 70 postcard-perfect small towns with a cluster of houses. A vast majority of these towns are known as eco-tourism centers. These are a few of the idyllic towns. Hvalfjordur is a small fjord located between two towns; Mosfellsbaer and Akranes. In English, the name translates to ‘Whale Fjord.’ It has some of the best hiking trails you will ever ply in Iceland. Outdoor enthusiasts can go hiking on the beautiful Glymur waterfall. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
If you are looking for the best place to pass the time while on an adventure, Stykkisholmur is where you should be. This town is located at the Snaefellsnes peninsula, and it is filled with all the fun stuff. The town has stretches of lava fields, beautiful waterfalls, and exotic beaches. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Heydalur is a town located beneath the fjord Mjoifjordur. It is the perfect spot for lovers of outdoor sports like hiking, horseback riding, and kayaking. Visitors who want to loosen up some knots can relax at the natural hot springs. If you have a knack for Agriculture, you might be lucky to get some farming experience on the farms. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Hvammstangi is located at the Vatnsnes peninsula in Iceland, and it is one of the slowest, lovely and peaceful towns in the country. Head on to the harbor to have the best views of seals. Another beautiful spot in Hvammstangi is the town’s local pool. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Husavik is the home of whale-watching in Iceland, little wonder it is referred to as the ‘Whale watching capital of Europe.’ Nestled in North-east Iceland, this lovely town is dotted with brightly colored houses and beautiful sightings of hills. There are many museums in the town too. There are many tourist destination spots in Husavik like the renowned Dettifoss waterfall and Myvatn. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Seydisfjordur is home to over 700 very friendly inhabitants. Mountains surround the beautiful town at different ends. It is a perfect getaway spot for hiking, and if you are a fan of arts, you will be captivated by the numerous artworks exhibited in the town. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Hofn is a fishing town located between Glacier Lagoon and the Vatnajokull glacier. These glaciers are the main point of attraction in this town. If you drive down the roads, you will be amazed at the greenery sprawled around the landscape. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
This town is one of the top towns to visit if you want to let your hair down and unwind. The town is dotted with lush farming field and idyllic mountains. If you are thinking of visiting a park while in this region, the Vatnajokull National Park located in this region is a one-stop spot. Kirkjubaejarklaustur has breathtaking views, charming waterfalls and luxury accommodations that make it a perfect getaway spot. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Heimaey is a beautiful island located in the Western Islands region of Iceland. It is usually referred to as the Pompei of the North because it was affected by a pyroclastic flow from a volcanic eruption that occurred in 1973. It is home to about 4,000 Icelandic folks. The best time to visit this charming town is during the summer months where you can find more than 8 million puffins. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Fludir is a little town located in the Southern part of Iceland. One of the most popular tourist attraction sites in this town is the Golden Circle. It is home to the Secret Lagoon, the oldest pool in Iceland. The walking trails in this town are very spectacular. This is a town you should spend at least a day or two at.
Enjoying the beauty and tranquility of each place is easily doable. Rent a camper van for the whole trip, time your visit when it’s less crowded, follow your itinerary, and make room for spontaneity too. Try birdwatching, hiking, whale watching; more activities and attractions are waiting for you in Iceland.