South Iceland This area of Iceland is probably the most well-known region of the country. It is probably because here you can find the most populated cities such as Reykjavik, Selfoss and Vik. South Iceland is also a place when many famous monuments and landscapes are located. I bet you heard about them: Golden Circle, Thingvellir, The black sand beaches at Vik, Vatnajökull…etc. So if you are looking to enjoy the outdoors but also have services at hand, then this area is the best one for you. Restaurants are widely available as well. Most touristic sites are easily reachable by car or purchasing a tour with a company. The weather in South Iceland is also milder and usually much more bearable. As bearable as Icelandic weather can be, of course. Compared to the north, the temperatures are softer. They will allow you to visit those majestic places you always wanted.