Photos from Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands
The picture galleries of ELDEY.de are divided into different regions of Iceland. In addition, there are some galleries with photos from the neighboring islands Greenland and Faroe Islands. Unfortunately the descriptions of the photos are currently only available in German language.
Photo Galleries by region
Reykjavík - This gallery provides photos from the capital of Iceland.
Reykjanes - The peninsula in the southwest of Iceland is well known for the international airport about 50 kilometers from Reykjavik. But there are also lovely sights and other points of interests like the famous Blue Lagoon.
The Westman Islands - The archipelago of the Westman Islands in the south of Iceland provides a lot of things worth seeing.
South Iceland - In the south of Iceland there are numerous attractions, such as Thingvellir, Geysir, Gullfoss and other spectacular waterfalls. This region can be explored on day trips from Reykjavik.
South coast of Iceland - Starting at the waterfall Seljalandsfoss you pass numerous sights on your way to the east such as the volcano Eyjafjallajökull, the Black Beach near Vík í Mýrdal and the Skaftafell national park.
East Iceland - The east of Iceland has a less tourism infrastructure, but there are a lot of attracture to discover. Only on Thursdays, when the ferry Norröna arrives in Seyðisfjörður from Europe, there are many foreign tourists in this region.
Northeast Iceland - Around Lake Myvatn there are many sights to discover. Beside the South this is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Iceland.
Akureyri and Northwest Iceland - Aktureyri is the metropolis of North Iceland and worth seeing. But there are also severals other attractions around the city and in the Northwest of the island.
West Iceland - A lot of sights in West Iceland are only one or two hours away from Reykjavik, such as the beautiful fjord Hvalfjörður or the waterfalls Hraunfossar.
Snæfellsnes - On an 300 km drive around the peninsula Snæfellsnes you can discover "Iceland en miniature", as the peninsula is often called. The well known glacier Snæfellsjökull is situated at the extreme end of the peninsula.
The Westfjords - This region is a less developed area with a low population density in the country's north. This large gallery shows a lot of attractions of the peninsula.
The Highlands - During the summer months from June to August you can also explore the icelandic highlands by off-road vehicles: Landmannalaugar is popular in the southern highlands, and Hveravellir and Askja in the center of the island.
Neighbours Islands of Iceland
South Greenland - Only two hours away from Iceland by aeroplane is situated the biggest island in the world. This gallery provides some photos from Narsarsuaq in the south of Greenland.
East Greenland - It takes less than two hours by plane to reach Kulusuk in the east of Greenland. From there you can take 10 minutes flight by helicopter to Ammassalik which is the larges village at Greenland’s east coast.
The Faroe Islands - Between Iceland and Scotland the Faroe Islands are situated. You can visit the islands during a stopover by ferry. But it’s also worth to have a longer stay and to explore the archipelago unhurriedly.
Polarlichter in Island - Iceland is a great destination to see the famous polar lights. This picture shows the colorful auroras in South and North Iceland.
Diving in Iceland - This gallery shows some special natural phenomena in Iceland: The underwater world of Lake Thingvallavatn, where Europe and America are drifting apart.
Icelandic horses - This picture gallery provides some photos of the world-famous Icelandic horses in their home country.
Traffic signs in Iceland - It’s a new experience for some travellers to drive on icelandic roads. The gallery shows some traffic signs in Iceland.