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The Beauty Of South Iceland In Winter Season

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1. Hjörleifshöfði is a 220-meter tuya cliff, tuya is type of distinctive, flat-topped, steep-sided volcano formed

when lava erupts through a thick glacier or ice sheet. Hjörleifshöfði is on the southwest side of Mýrdalssandur

Explore the Hjorleifshofdi Cave – also known as the Yoda Cave – during your visit to the cape. The cave’s uncanny “Yoda” shape is worth a look

From @onelbenjamin

2. The new town centre of Selfoss is all about Christmas celebration. The Christmas trees and lights are all around to fill us Christmas spirit

From @icelandismyoffice

3. Wishing you joy, peace and good health this Holiday Season

From TT

4. Sunrise by Gullfoss waterfall

From @s.a.w.pixles

5. Fjaðrárgjúlufur in its winter colors

From @palljokullphoto

6. Sunset at Stjórnarfoss waterfall

Stjórnarfoss is a waterfall located in Kleifar close to the town Kirkjubæjarklaustur in South Iceland. The waterfall is about 10 meters high and rather wide. The landscape around the waterfall is very beautiful with cliffs and green slopes. For those interested in photographing beautiful waterfall this is a good place to go

From @getlost.idn

7. A short walk into Skaftafell National Park in South Iceland

provides visitors with a breathtaking view of Svartifoss (Black Falls). The waterfall tumbles down 20 metres (80ft) over a cliff which is bordered on both sides by tall black basalt columns, resembling pipes of a giant organ, which is where the waterfall gets its name

From @grafixart_photo

8. Hoffell is an area and a farmland in southeast Iceland. It is characterised by a large outlet glacier

Hoffellsjökull, and gabbro rock, which originally formed deep in the earth‘s crust but is now visible due to uplift of the area and glacial erosion. The Hoffell area is 15 kilometres from the town of Höfn. A guesthouse is located in the area with naturally heated outdoor hot tubs. Marked hiking trails are also to be found in the area

From @anothericeland

9. Þingvellir National Park was awarded UNESCO Heritages site in 2004

A rift valley with its high cliffs makes Þingvellir National Park a magnificent natural backdrop for the open air parliamentary assembly (or Alþing) of Iceland, which was held there annually from around 930 AD to 1798

From @worldnomac

10. The Majestic Skogafoss waterfall is unique because the waterfall comes directly from two glaciers, Eyjafjallajokull and Myrdalsjokull

From @kylevollaers

11. Stunning photo from Vestrahorn

From @whereisweatherby

12. Papafjörður is a lagoon in south east Iceland. Papafjörður is northwest of Papós. Vestrahorn in the background

From @zachtesta

13. A favorite stop along the Golden Circle is the highly active Geysir Hot Spring Area

with boiling mud pits, exploding geysers and the lively Strokkur which spouts water 30 metres (100 ft) into the air every few minutes

From @jorge_tsan

14. Mælifell stands 200 meters above its surroundings and it is a composite cone volcano

formed by volcanic eruptions underneath the Myrdalsjökull glacier. Mælifell has surfaced ca 10,000 years ago as glaciers receded after the last ice age

From @ozzophotography

15. Gljúfrabúi (or Canyon Dweller) is a beautiful waterfall located at Hamragarðar in South Iceland

close to its better-known counterpart, Seljalandsfoss waterfall. It is one of the hidden gems of the South Coast, and thus an excellent spot for photographers and those seeking to admire nature in peace

From @v.for.vertigo

16. Lómagnúpur is a 688 high palisade of cliffs that towers over Björninn Mountain, west of the Núpsvötn Lakes in Skeiðarársandur

The surroundings are renowned for their spectacular beauty, stretching from the black sand beaches of the south shore, all the way to Vatnajökul Glacier

From @cat.dixon.photography

17. Héraðsskólinn was designed by Guðjón Samúelsson, considered by most the greatest architect in Iceland´s history

The building was constructed in 1928. Héraðsskólinn is located in the village of Laugarvatn

From @asbrutravel

18. The impressive Eldhraun lava field is the biggest lava flow in the world

It occurred during the Laki eruption in the late 1700s. The enormous site which is 565 square kilometers (218 sq mi) is where the Apollo 11 crew came to train for their impending moonwalk

From @wandergeist

19. Amazing glacial formation at Mýrdalsjõkull

From @stefanklinger

20. The tallest building in South Iceland, 26,2 meters (86 feet) high. Knarrarósviti lighthouse is part of the beautiful South Coast Lighthouse trail

From @hjorturlevi

21. The strip of black sand belonging to the greater Breiðamerkursandur glacial plain, a.k.a. Diamond Beach is located by Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon

From @thextraveler

22. Geysir hot spring never disappoints and is always a great experience

From @fabi.the.huebbi

23. The church in Eyrarbakki was inaugurated in December of 1890

From @iheartreykjavik

24. Stunning combination, the beautiful Fjallsárlón glacier lagoon and the aurora borealis

From @quelmarietto

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