Posts Tagged ‘The Golden Circle’

Travelling the whole of Iceland, where I’ve never seen such an astounding diversity of landscapes on such a small island. On a single drive, you can pass through everything from volcanoes to glaciers, forests to waterfalls, black sand beaches, and everything in between.

Our trip took us from Reykjavik -> Akureyri -> Godafoss -> The Golden Circle -> Dettifoss -> Myvatn -> Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon -> Vik -> Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach -> Dyrholaey Arch -> the Blue Lagoon -> Reykjavik -> home!

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The Golden Circle is a popular tourist route looping from Reykjavik into the southern uplands of Iceland and back. The three primary stops are the geothermal area in Haukadalur which contains the geysers Geysir and Strokkur, the Gullfoss waterfall, and Þingvellir National Park.

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