8 Most Instagrammable Spots In Iceland

1. Reykjavik


– This capital city of Iceland has a lot to offer. Conveniently a lot of accommodation places are located here, so you’re bound to cross paths with this place a lot of times. Filled with cute homey cafes, Charming buildings, home to the structurally genius church, Hallgrimskirkja, and the architectural marvel Harpa concert hall. Every single place and corner of this city is picture-worthy and will undoubtedly make your insta feed look pretty aesthetic.


2. Northern Lights


– To say it’s just a picturesque spot would be the understatement of the century. Can you imagine the astounded faces of people who’ll see the marvelous Aurora Borealis on your Instagram feed! Dancing streaks of lilac and purple, blue and green lights will leave you in awe. To witness this phenomenon, make sure to visit during the winter months, and be away from any kind of light pollution. Look for a starry, clear, and cloudless sky near some village or small town and enjoy this amazing experience.


3. Seydisfjordur


– Situated in the eastern region of Iceland, sitting between Mt. Bjólfur and Mt. Strandartindur, is the beautiful town of Seydisfjordur. Make sure to have a lot of storage space in your camera because this place is surely going to make you want to click pictures every two seconds. Home to the Blue church and various hidden gems is this picturesque town, which you won’t regret visiting. At the end of the day, do it for the gram baby!


4. Blue Lagoon


– 30 min away from the Keflavik International Airport, is the famous Blue Lagoon. You can visit it on the day before your flight, right before the tour ends. With its blue milky water and black rocks for boundary, mountains, and hills in the backdrop, this spot makes it absolutely picture perfect! Get soaked in this geothermally heated pool and let its mineral-rich water do wonders to your skin.


5. Kirkjufell


– Mountain’s pyramid resembling shape, surrounded by beautiful Waterfalls, makes for a very tourist-attracting spot. This place is Iceland summed up in one picture. Located in the Snæfellsnes peninsula, is this gorgeous picturesque place. To get pictures that look like something out of a fairytale, then visit at night and get ready to be pleasantly surprised by its beauty.


6. The diamond beach


– Located near Jökulsárlón Glacier on the southern coast of Iceland is the stunning diamond beach. This beach is nothing like any beach you’d have ever seen in your life. The black sand of the beach and contrasting stark whitish, silverish, and blue pieces of icebergs that wash up on the shore, make it so beautiful. It’s a treat for nature and photography lovers and not a place that you should miss visiting. You might also end up spotting seals. If you do, don’t forget to click a picture or two!


7. Hraunfossar waterfalls


– A very unique waterfall where water creeps through the landscape, from the magma present in the womb of the earth. It’ll be something that you’ve never seen before so obviously, gotta post it on the gram! It’s basically postcard picturesque and its beauty will be imprinted in your head for a long time.


8. Skógafoss waterfall


– Situated two hours south of Reykjavík, is the Skógafoss waterfall along with the serene Skóga river. This mighty waterfall stands proudly with a height of 200 ft and 49 ft width. Iceland has its fair share of waterfalls, but this one takes the cake for me. One can truly marvel at the sight of it and appreciate mother nature and its wonders.