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Luxury Travel Guide Awards – Outdoor Activity Destination of the year 2018

Luxury Travel Guide Awards – Outdoor Activity Destination of the year 2018

South Iceland was awarded the LTG Outdoor Activity Destination of the year 2018 in Europe. The Luxury Travel Guide Awards represent the pinnacle of travel and tourism achievement, championing the best in their respective fields; therefore to come out on top is truly an achievement we are proud of.
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Fast-Charger station set up in Flúðir

Fast-Charger station set up in Flúðir

Fast-charger for EVs has been set up in Flúðir. It is located at Icelandair Hotel Flúðir.
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Reynisfjara beach among the best

Reynisfjara beach among the best

Reynisfjara beach has been chosen among the best beaches in the world for 2018
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Closure of the bridge over Ölfusá river at Selfoss

Closure of the bridge over Ölfusá river at Selfoss

Due to repairs, the bridge over Ölfusá river will be closed for a week in the middle of August.
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Closure of the bridge over Ölfusá river at Selfoss in the middle of August

Closure of the bridge over Ölfusá river at Selfoss in the middle of August

Due to repairs, the bridge over Ölfusá river will be closed for a week in the middle of August.
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Fjaðrárgljúfur opens again. Photo: Environment Agency

Fjaðrárgljúfur canyon opens again 1st of June

Tomorrow, June 1., the Environment Agency will reopen the nature conservation areas Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon and Skógaheiði at Skógafoss.
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Fjadrargljufur closed

Fjadrargljufur closed

The Icelandic Environment Agency has extended the closure of Fjadrargljufur due to to rain and fragile soil conditions.
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Hold your horses - The Icelandic pure breed

Hold your horses - The Icelandic pure breed

In Iceland, visitors usually want to get acquainted with our mountains, glaciers, fjords, bizarre delicacies, hot dogs and even volcanoes.
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Weekly bulletin from Safetravel

Weekly bulletin from Safetravel

Extreme rain predicted today from Vík to Reyðafjörður until tonight.
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Weekly bulletin from Safetravel

Severe gale force winds along the south coast tomorrow, Thursday, from Seljalandsfoss to Vík and from Skaftafell to Jökulsárlón! Wind gusts expected to reach 40 m/s so bigger and lighter vehicles should avoid travel in the area! Important to inform drivers on motorcomes, camping cars! Other drivers must slow down when travelling in the area! Considerable amount of rain is along-side this so travelling is not recommended! Heavy wind gusts 25-30 m/s will be from Reykjavík to Borgarnes in Kjalarnes and under Hafnarfjall. This will last all day!
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South Iceland

Towns & Villages

The south of Iceland has several towns and villages, each with its own style, charm and points of interest. Selfoss is the largest town and has a variety of shops, services, many restaurants and fast food places. Most towns are close to the main route, making them accessible and enjoyable.

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Map Höfn Kirkjubæjarklaustur Vík Vestmannaeyjar Hvolsvöllur Flúðir Laugarvatn Reykholt Laugarás Borg Brautarholt Hveragerði Árnes Selfoss Hella Stokkseyri Eyrarbakki Þykkvibær Þórlákshöfn