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

Things not to miss in Iceland: Askja Volcano Crater, Iceland.© inspi_ml/Shutterstock

Dettifoss river, Jökulsárgljúfur National Park

30 incredible photos of Iceland: Dettifoss waterfall in Jokulsargljufur National Park, Iceland.© Smit/Shutterstock 

Kverkfjoll ice caves

30 incredible photos of Iceland: Glacier caves, Kverkfjoll, Iceland.© Filip Fuxa/Shutterstock 

Sprengisandur route

30 incredible photos of Iceland: Sprengisandur highland road, Iceland.© Corepics VOF/Shutterstock

Aldeyjarfoss, Sprengisandur

Aldeyjarfoss waterfallAldeyjarfoss waterfall, Iceland © Sergio Paciencia/Shutterstock

Puffins at Vestmannaeyjar (Westman Islands)

30 incredible photos of Iceland: Puffin, Westman Islands, Iceland.© Erik Mandre/Shutterstock

Arctic fox

30 incredible photos of Iceland: Arctic fox, Iceland.© Giedriius/Shutterstock 

Skaftafellsjokull, Skaftafell National Park

30 incredible photos of Iceland: Skaftafellsjokull glacier, Iceland.© Ruben Martinez Barricarte/Shutterstock

Latrabjarg, West Fjords

30 incredible photos of Iceland: Latrabjarg cliffs, Western Fjords, Iceland.© LouieLea/Shutterstock 

Whale breaching at Husavik

30 incredible photos of Iceland: Humpback Whale, Husavik, Iceland.© SasinTipchai/Shutterstock 

Dettifoss Waterfall, Jökulsárgljúfur National Park

30 incredible photos of Iceland: Dettifoss waterfall, Vatnajökull National Park, Iceland.© Thanapol Tontinikorn/Shutterstock

Skaftafellsjokull glacier, Skaftafell National Park

30 incredible photos of Iceland: Vatnajokull park, Skaftafellsjokull glacier, Iceland.© Ana del Castillo/Shutterstock 

Dynjandisvogur, West Fjords

30 incredible photos of Iceland: Dynjandisvogur, Iceland.© Mino Surkala/Shutterstock

Lake Mývatn

30 incredible photos of Iceland: Lake Myvatn, Iceland.© Alexey Stiop/Shutterstock

The colourful mountains of Lonsoraefi

30 incredible photos of Iceland: Red hills in Lonsoraefi, Iceland.© Mino Surkala/Shutterstock 

Icelandic horses, Oxnadalur Valley

30 incredible photos of Iceland: Horses, Iceland.© Ververidis Vasilis/Shutterstock 

Strokkur Geyser

Strokkur Geyser, Iceland

Hiking in Landmannalaugar

Colourful mountains of Landmannalaugar, Iceland

Northern Lights, Jokulsarlon

Northern Lights, Jokulsarlon, Iceland

Fishing town Siglufjordur

Fishing town Siglufjordur, Iceland

Reykjavik

Reykjavik, Iceland

Sunset in Breioavik

Sunset in Breioavik, Iceland

A woman walks her dog in the mountains

Young woman with her dog Iceland

The Blue Lagoon thermal spa

30 incredible photos of Iceland: Blue lagoon, Iceland.© Jacksoo999/Shutterstock 

Seals at Jökulsárlón

Seals, Jokulsarlon, Iceland

Eyjafjallajokull

30 incredible photos of Iceland: Eyjafjallajokull, Iceland.© Arnold van Wijk/Shutterstock 

Landmannalaugar, Fjallabak Nature Reserve

30 incredible photos of Iceland: Landmannalaugar, Fjallabak Nature Reserve, Iceland.© Michel Kluyskens/Shutterstock

Eyjafjordur fjord

30 incredible photos of Iceland: Eyjafjordur, Iceland.© Francesco Dazzi/Shutterstock

Gullfoss Waterfall

30 incredible photos of Iceland: Gullfoss waterfall, Iceland.© Marcin Krzyzak/Shutterstock 

Icelandic Fisherman

30 incredible photos of Iceland: Fishing boat, Iceland.© Johann Ragnarsson/Shutterstock 

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