These beautiful drone photos will convince you to visit Iceland

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Iceland is one of the most unique and scenic destinations in the world. This spectacular island is defined by its dramatic volcanic landscape of black-sand beaches, waterfalls, glaciers and hot spring geysers, so it’s not strange that Iceland has become a mecca for photographers looking for amazing shots.

 

These beautiful drone photos will convince you to visit Iceland

 

These beautiful drone photos will convince you to visit Iceland

 

These beautiful drone photos will convince you to visit Iceland

 

These beautiful drone photos will convince you to visit Iceland

 

These beautiful drone photos will convince you to visit Iceland

 

It’s hard not to take great photos in Iceland, but the following images take your wanderlust to the next level. These drone pictures show a different side of the country — from above, where dangerous waterfall streams become a gentle babbling brook.

 

These beautiful drone photos will convince you to visit Iceland

 

These beautiful drone photos will convince you to visit Iceland

 

These beautiful drone photos will convince you to visit Iceland

 

In 2015, Polish landscape photographer Jakub Polomski travelled to Iceland for two weeks and took these amazing shots. According to Polomski, all the photos he took were captured by a drone with a 12Mpix camera. So let’s start a visual journey through the beauty of Iceland and we hope that these images will inspire you to start planning your own adventure.

 

1. Jökulsárlón

Jokulsarlon, Iceland

 

Jokulsarlon is one of the best known, and most visited, attractions in Iceland. The name of this lake literally means glacier lagoon (Jökull = glacier, lón = lagoon) and it’s truly a unique place.

 

2. Lakagígar

Lakagígar, Iceland

 

Lakagígar is a magnificent 25km-long row of craters, formed in one of the world’s largest mixed eruptions in recorded history. Many of the craters are still steaming and the view from the top leaves many visitors speechless.

 

3. Myvatn

Myvatn, Iceland

 

Myvatn is a lake that was formed during a massive eruption about 2300 years ago. Today, the area is best known for its exceptionally rich fauna, including many rare waterbirds.

 

 

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4. Dynjandi

Fjallfoss, Iceland

 

Dynjandi (also known as Fjallfoss) is a series of waterfalls (7 in all) with a cumulative height of 100m. It is, without a doubt, the most spectacular waterfall you’ll see in the Westfjords region.

 

5. Gullfoss

Gullfoss, Iceland

 

Gullfoss (Golden Waterfall) is an iconic 32m-high double waterfall in Iceland. This waterfall is a part of the famous Golden Circle tour, located on the Hvítá (White) river. On a sunny day, shimmering rainbows can be seen over the falls.

 

6. Vestfirðir

Vestfirðir, Iceland

 

Vestfirðiris is the oldest part of Iceland formed about 16 million years ago and is connected to the rest of the country by a 7-km-wide isthmus. This is a very mountainous area with many fjords on its coastline.

 

7. Dyrhólaey

Dyrhólaey, Iceland

 

Dyrhólaey is a small peninsula located on the south coast of Iceland, not far from the village Vík. Dyrhólaey literally means “door-hole” and is derived from the massive arch that the sea has eroded from the headland.

 

8. Skógafoss

Skógafoss, Iceland

 

Skógafoss probably rivals Gulfoss as the most famous waterfall in Iceland. Located in South Iceland, this natural wonder is a classically-shaped rectangular waterfall, 25 meters wide and with a drop of 60 meters.

 

9. Fláajökull

Fláajökull, Iceland

 

Fláajökull is one of the gliding glaciers progressing south from Vatnajökull. It is also the biggest glacier in Iceland.

 

10. Álftafjörður

Álftafjörður, Iceland

 

Álftafjörður is a shallow and wide lagoon closed in by a sand reef called Starmýrarfjörur.

 

11. Strokkur

Strokkur, Iceland

 

Strokkur (Icelandic for “churn”) is the most energetic fountain geyser in Iceland. It erupts every 8-10 minutes and sometimes to a height of up to 40 metres, but usually less than 20 metres.

 
 
 

 

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