Rauðhólar in  Heiðmörk.

The incredible red hills of Heiðmörk nature reserve

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The hotel will be constructed into the mountain thus merging with the landscape.

Mountain baths to open in South Iceland

17 May A new bathing area and hotel named Fjallaböðin in Reykholt, an area of geothermal heat in South Iceland, is set to open with construction beginning next year.

Dyrhólaey has  been closed off for public traffic during the nesting season.

Traffic through Dyrhólaey, one of Iceland's most famous landmarks, limited

13 May The Iceland Environmental Agency has decided to limit traffic through Dyrhólaey between May 8th to June 25th. The general public and tourists will only be able to walk through Lágey and Háey on marked paths and roads.

The shipwreck at Þjórsárósar.

Shipwreck finally visible after twenty years

23 Mar The wreck of cargo ship Víkartindur are now visible on the beach of Háfsfjara in Þjórsárósar, South Iceland, where the ship stranded twenty years ago.

The hotel is located between two famous attractions in Iceland- Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon and Skaftafell National Park

Stay in James Bond-style accommodation near Iceland's Glacial Lagoon

21 Mar The South-East coast of Iceland remains one of the most popular routes for visitors to the country. Offering sights such as the waterfalls Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss, the famous black beaches at Reynisfjara, the incredible basalt rock pillars at Dyrhólaey,

Tourists visiting Fjarðárgljúfur this January. Justin Bieber shot the video to I'll show you in Fjarðargljúfur.

The Bieber-effect on an Icelandic canyon

22 Jan Tourists to the Fjarðargljúfur canyon west of Kirkjubæjarklaustur in South East Iceland increased by 82 % between the years 2016 and 2017.

The path down to the falls is so icy that "it's impossible to stand upright on it ."

Gullfoss walking path closed off

10 Nov 2017 The walking path on the lower part of Gullfoss,the famous waterfall in South Iceland, has been closed off due to frost and ice.

The earthquake was clearly felt by locals in Selfoss.

Tremors in South Iceland

21 Oct 2017 An earthquake at a magnitude of 3.4 was felt in the town of Selfoss last night. Locals reported cupboards shaking and crockery breaking. An ongoing swarm of earthquakes has continued into the morning.

Police at Ölfusá bridge last night.

Man drives into bridge and jumps into glacial river

7 Sep 2017 Last night a car collided with the railings of the Ölfusárbrú bridge in Selfoss, South Iceland. After crashing into the bridge the driver jumped out of the car and into the river. Luckily, SAR team members were close by and dispatched a boat into the river to retrieve the man.

Tourists at Öxarárfoss at Þingvellir.

Rain doesn't deter tourists from visiting Þingvellir

4 Sep 2017 Þingvellir, the historic site of Europe's first parliament, or althing, is also one of the most magnificent areas of natural beauty in Iceland. Thousands of tourists visit Þingvellir every year.

A screenshot from a video by tourist Reneé Green who witnessed the huge rocks falling at Seljalandsfoss.

Seljalandsfoss closed due to rock slide

3 Sep 2017 Police in South Iceland have, in cooperation with landowners, closed off the walking path at one of Iceland's most popular tourist attractions, Seljalandsfoss waterfall in South Iceland.

New walking paths in Reykjadalur, South Iceland.

Reykjadalur geothermal river attracts thousands of visitors

10 Jul 2017 The warm streams of Reykjadalur are exremely popular with tourists who hike to the area in all seasons of the year. The area has now undergone some changes to meet the needs of such a large number of people.

The Saturday events hosted by Sandar suðursins are open to the general public.

A magical lodge in Iceland to connect people with nature

6 Jul 2017 Töfrastaðir, or "magic farm" is a community that has just been given a piece of land in South Iceland for a project to increase environmental awareness and connect people with nature.

The exhibition is in Hvolsvöllur, surrounded by many of Iceland's most famous volcanoes.

LAVA exhibition on Icelandic volcanoes just opened in Hvolsvöllur

19 Jun 2017 LAVA is a multimedia exhibition in the small village of Hvolsvöllur, surrounded by volcanoes. At the exhibition visitors can experience eruptions, earthquakes and ash, and get to know more about recent eruptions in Iceland and how the island came to be.

The country home offers atounding views to Lake Þingvellir.

Stylish country home near Lake Þingvellir, Iceland

16 Jun 2017 Country living in Iceland couldn't get more stylish than this modern villa situated in Nesjavellir, a geothermal area of outstanding natural beauty close to Þingvellir National Park.

People have been "writing" names and phrases on the hill by tearing up the moss.

“Send nudes” written in moss in South Iceland

12 Jun 2017 Over the last years people have been “writing” on a hill by Nesjavallaleið in South Iceland. They do this by tearing up the moss, which can easily take decades to grow back. People write names and phrases like LIFE and send nudes.

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