Landmannalaugar, Iceland

Landmannalaugar is a region in southern Iceland that is home to strange and beautiful geological formations. The multicolored rhyolite mountains in particular are breathtaking to behold. Visitors to this area enjoy hiking, horseback riding, and hot springs. Popular hikes include a trip up the peak of Bláhnúkur, a walk through the ice caves of Hrafntinnusker, or an extended multi-day hike along the Laugavegurinn trail. Tourists can visit Landmannalaugar between June and late September. Accommodations are sparse, consisting of only an austere mountain lodge that has room for 78 people total. Landmannalaugar can be accessed by car or by daily bus service from Iceland’s capital Reykjavik.

Landmannalaugar, Iceland

Landmannalaugar, Iceland

Landmannalaugar, Iceland

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Landmannalaugar, Iceland

Landmannalaugar, Iceland

Credit: Jennifer Jesse

Landmannalaugar, Iceland

Credit: Ladislav Kamarád

Landmannalaugar, Iceland

Landmannalaugar, Iceland

Landmannalaugar, Iceland

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  2. Iceland is an often missed vision of beauty due to its location. If you can’t visit in person, visit through photographs so you will know its wondrous beauty.

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