Golden Circle, Iceland:  The Complete Guide

The Golden Circle is a small loop around southern Iceland that begins and ends in Reykjavik. It’s just 150 miles in length (243 kilometers) and has three specific must-see stops along the way.

Golden Circle, Iceland: The Complete Guide

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Thingvellir National Park

This spot is the only place in the world where you can actually see the tectonic plates rift above sea level.

Geysir Geothermal Area

A small but incredibly active area where you’ll get to see bubbling hot springs, boiling mud pits, and even a very active geyser.

Gullfoss Waterfall

The waterfalls are on the best things about Iceland and Gullfoss is arguably the most spectacular waterfall in the country!

Other Attractions in Southern Iceland

There are dozens of amazing things to see and do on the Southern end of the island and if you have extra time in Iceland we would highly recommend checking them out!

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