Where to go in South Iceland
List of regions
Located at the centre of Vatnajökull National Park the Vatnajökull Glacier is larger than all the other glaciers in Europe combined. Short flights from a nearby airstrip carry you out over sections of this icy tundra and are the best way to experience the sheer scale of this frozen expanse.
Pingvellir National Park is a popular stop-off on the Golden Circle route and adds a dose of history to this scenic tour. At the park's heart is a gorge, lined on either side by craggy outcrops. More than simply a site of geographical intrigue, it's also the site where the original Icelandic parlia…