A land full of bubbling hot springs, frozen glaciers and striking fjords, Iceland is a photographer’s dream. There are lush green fields, barren landscapes and towering mountains and volcanoes to be discovered, and the hiking is some of the best in the world. See if these incredible photos of Iceland convince you to fly north…

Crater at Askja

Dettifoss river, Jökulsárgljúfur National Park

Kverkfjoll ice caves

Sprengisandur route

Aldeyjarfoss, Sprengisandur

Puffins at Vestmannaeyjar (Westman Islands)

Arctic fox

Skaftafellsjokull, Skaftafell National Park

Latrabjarg, West Fjords

Whale breaching at Husavik

Dettifoss Waterfall, Jökulsárgljúfur National Park

Skaftafellsjokull glacier, Skaftafell National Park

Dynjandisvogur, West Fjords

Lake Mývatn

The colourful mountains of Lonsoraefi

Icelandic horses, Oxnadalur Valley

Strokkur Geyser

Hiking in Landmannalaugar

Northern Lights, Jokulsarlon

Fishing town Siglufjordur

Reykjavik

Sunset in Breioavik

A woman walks her dog in the mountains

The Blue Lagoon thermal spa

Seals at Jökulsárlón

Eyjafjallajokull

Landmannalaugar, Fjallabak Nature Reserve

Eyjafjordur fjord

Gullfoss Waterfall

Icelandic Fisherman

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