Iceland - The Golden Circle (Part 1)

The Golden Circle is a popular tourist route in the south of Iceland.

Iceland Thingvellir National Park Winter snow


Route = Reykjavik > Thingvellir National Park > Geysirs > Gulfoss Waterfall

Thingvellir National Park

In the summer I have heard the Thingvellir is beautifully lush and green - with the sun out we found ourselves in a winter wonderland.

Iceland Thingvellir National Park Winter snow


Iceland Thingvellir National Park Winter snow

 Iceland Thingvellir National Park Winter snow

Iceland Thingvellir National Park Winter snow

Iceland Thingvellir National Park Winter snow

Iceland Thingvellir National Park Winter snow

Iceland Thingvellir National Park Winter snow

Iceland Thingvellir National Park Winter snow

Iceland Thingvellir National Park Winter snow

Geysirs

The next point on our stop was the Geysirs. They are an incredible natural phenomenon but be warned - the sulphur can smell pretty nasty! 


Iceland Geysir snow

Iceland Geysir snow

Iceland Geysir snow

Iceland Geysir snow

Iceland Geysir snow

Iceland Geysir snow

Iceland Geysir snow

Iceland Geysir snow

Iceland Geysir snow


Iceland Geysir snow



Tips and Essentials

  • You will not survive Iceland without salopettes or a decent pair of walking boots - snow boots are pretty useless in this weather

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