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GUESTHOUSE REYKIR REYKJASTROND

Reykir is at the end of the road 748, Reykjastrandavegur in Skagafjörður We... more

Geysir fast service restaurant

From soups to healthy salads, perfect chicken wings to juicy burgers, all... more

Fridheimar Restaurant

Restaurant Have you ever been out for a meal in a greenhouse Come and enjoy a... more

Djupavik Old Herring Factory

The old herring factory in Djúpavík was opened in the year 1935 and it was... more

MUSEUMS AND EXHIBITIONS: Holmavik

In Hólmavík and the municipality of Strandabyggð there are a few museums and... more

OLFUSARBRU – SUSPENSION BRIDGE, Selfoss

A suspension bridge over Ölfusá River was first built in 1891 and became the... more

BAUTINN RESTAURANT Akureyri

Bautinn restaurant welcomes you to the restaurant in one of the oldest and... more

GAMLI BAUKUR, Restaurant, HUSAVIK

Old Baukur was originally built in 1843 as a residence for the district... more

THINGVELLIR ABANDONED FARMS

Arnarfell was an annex to the Thingvellir farm with the rights of land north of... more

THINGVELLIR FAULTS and CHASMS

The main western fault line, 8 km long (5 miles) and 5 km (3 miles) wide, is... more

KINGS HOUSE

The King’s House was built in 1907 to accommodate the king of Denmark on his... more

HOFMANNAFLOT, Thingvellir

Hofmannaflot is a flat plain on the eastern side of Mt Armannsfell and north of... more

Gljufrabui Waterfall

Gljufurarfoss is among the most renowned waterfalls of Iceland only few km from... more

BURFELLSHEIDI

This is a vast moorland area (200-300 m above sea level) to the south of bay... more

BARDARBUNGA JUST BELOW 2000 METRES ELEVATION

Mt Bardarbunga is the second highest elevation of the country, just below 2000... more

HIGHLAND ICELAND SAGA

HIGHLAND  ICELAND SAGA, Outlaws - Thieves - Ghosts - Evil Spirits Old and... more

KETILSSTADIR

Ketilsstaða er ekki getið í fornsögunum  Jörðin hefur löngum verið í... more

GROF Egilsstadir

Grof is an abandoned farm in County Eidathingha In 1729, a man murdered his... more

Farm BRU

The estate Bru, one of the largest of the country, is the innermost farm of the... more

HRAFNKELSDALUR

This valley is about 18 kilometres long before it splits into two valleys... more

MIDHUS

During the centuries, bridle paths between the bays Seydisfjordur and... more

FARM KLAUSTURSEL

Farm Klaustursel in the Jokuldalur Valley is a large property, formerly used as... more

VALLEYS BRUARDALIR

These valleys are situated in the Bruaroraefi Interior of the North East They... more

Ida Bridge

Idu bridge is commonly called a bridge over Hvítá in Árnessýsla which... more

Travel Guide Kjolur Route

The Kjolur area (600-700m) lies between the Langjokull glacier in the west and... more

REYKJANES UNESCO GLOBAL GEOPARK

The Mid-Atlantic ridge comes ashore on the Reykjanes peninsula The... more

KUAGERDI

Kuagerdi (Cow Grazings) is a green patch on the old route at the southern edge... more

Krysuvik

This old estate was abandoned just after the middle of the 20th century and... more

GLERHALLAVIK SKAGAFJORDUR

The Cove of the Iceland spar is situated under the sheer cliffs of Mt... more

GRETTISLAUG SKAGAFJORDUR

The Gretti’s Saga tells us about the almost five years Grettir the exiled,... more

HERADSVOTN AUSTARI og VESTARI JOKULSA

The district lakes are the largest lakes in Skagafjörður They are formed by... more

Hegranes Skagafjordur

Hegranes is approx 15 km long and 5 km wide area between the waters of... more

HOFDI in SKAGAFJORDUR

This farm is situated on Lake Hofdavatn in the Hofdastond County, District... more

Skogasandur

The Skogasandur alluvial plain south of Skogar shows us clearly, that it is... more

REYKJAVIK ENERGY

Those, who visit the northernmost capital of the world, notice immediately the... more

Flokalundur

Flokalundur is a nicely situated hotel 6 km from the hamlet Brjanslaekur with a... more

Latravik

Látravík is a small creek in the south east of Hornbjarg In the creek lays... more

Hornbjarg

This sheer cliff is one of the greatest seafowl habitats of the country Its... more

BARDASTROND

Bardastrond cost line is from Reykholar to Latrabjarg  some place of interest... more

Latrabjarg

Latrabjarg is a 14 km long, sheer cliff with an east-west direction on the... more

Travel Guide Westfjords

Quick reference travel guide Westfjords The main settlements in the... more

Hvitserkur

Hvitserkur (15 m) protrudes out of the sea in the western part of the Huna Bay... more

Travel Guide North Iceland West

Quick reference travel guide North West Iceland Hvammstangi has a Seal... more

Travel Guide North East Iceland

Quick reference travel guide North East Iceland: The largest urban area in... more

Urdartindur, Nordurfjordur

The Urdartindur camping site is located at Nordurfjordur It has a spectacular... more

Travel Guide North Iceland

The largest urban area in the North of Iceland is Akureyri, which is the second... more

Travel Guide Dalir area

Quick reference travel guide Dalir area Many interesting places of interest /... more

Travel Guide Thjorsardalur

Quick reference travel guide Thjorsadalur Arnes is a synonym for an island... more

Gjogur

Gjogur is an old, renowned fishing hamlet at the head of the Reykjafjordur bay... more

Djupavik

The historical village of Djúpavík dates back to 1917, when a herring factory... more

Travel Guide Strandir

Quick reference travel guide Strandir: The district Strandasysla covers the... more

Travel Guide East Iceland,

Quick reference travel guide east Iceland: The largest town in the eastern... more

REYNISFJARA BLACK BEACH

Reynisfjara beach is a beautiful black sand beach i Reynishverfi area Natural... more

Saga Trail: Thingvellir National Park

The Parliamentary Plains are the most important historic site of the country... more

Saga trail Upper Part of District Arnessysla

Saga Trail Upper Part of District... more

MARIUHOFN

St Mary’s Harbour is an ancient trading post on Cove Laxarvogur of the Whale... more

HVALFJARDAREYRI

The spit of land Hvalfjardareyri is on the southern shores of the Whale Bay... more

GEIRSHOLMUR

Geirsholmur is a round shaped, rocky islet near the Thyrill Headland on the... more

HVALFJORDUR WHALE BAY

The beautiful Whale Bay branches into the mountainous landscapes between the... more

Travel Guide Thingvellir, Laugarvatn, Geysir, Gullfoss The Golden Circle

Quick reference travel guide Golden Circle: The Golden Circle starting from... more

Travel Guide Borgarfjordur

Quick reference travel guide Borgarfjordur: Hvanneyri is a hamlet, a... more

Travel Guide Reykjavik to Jokulsarlon

Quick reference travel guide south Iceland to Glacier lagoon: The Glacier... more

Travel Guide South Shore to Vik, Black Beach

Quick reference travel guide to Vik in Myrdal: South Shore Travel Guide to... more

Travel Guide, Around Snaefellsnes

Quick reference travel guide Snaefellsnes: The towns of Snaefellsnes... more

Hiking Landmannalaugar area

This pearl of the interior is situated in a valley between colourful... more

HELGAFELL

Helgafell (The Holy Mound) is a parsonage at the foot of a high rocky mound by... more

HIKING TRAILS SNAEFELLSNES

The number of hiking trails in Iceland is much greater than covered by this... more

HIKING TRAILS EYJAFJORDUR AREA

The number of hiking trails in Iceland is much greater than covered by this... more

HIKING TRAILS SKAGAFJORDUR NORTH ICELAND

The number of hiking trails in Iceland is much greater than covered by this... more

HAUKAGIL

Farm Haukagil in Valley Vatnsdalur derives itsn name from a synonimous gorge,... more

BJARG

Bjarg is a farm just east of River Midfjardara, rather high up in the slopes... more

HVERABORG

Hveraborg is a thermal area in the northern moorland Tvidaegra  A part of... more

HINDISVIK

Hindisvik is the northernmost farm on the Vatnsnes Peninsula This abandoned... more

KOLUGLUFUR

Kolugljufur is the 2 km long and 20-25 m deep and beautiful gorge of River... more

BORGARVIRKI

Borgarvirki is a prominent landmark on the way through the Huna District This... more

HIKING TRAILS HUNA DISTRICTS NORTH ICELAND

The number of hiking trails in Iceland is much greater than covered by this... more

DIMMUBORGIR

The Nature Reserve Dimmuborgir, „The Dark Castles”, are among the most... more

Angling Thorshofn area

Lakes and rivers in Thorhofn... more

Fishing lakes at Melrakkasletta

AEDARVATN ODDASTADAVOTN SIGURDARSTADAVATN HRAUNHAFNARVATN BLIKALON YTRA... more

MUSEUM AT MANARBAKKI

The museum at Mánárbakki was opened on June 18th 1995 in a house named... more

Hiking Myvatn area

There are many interesting hiking routes in the Lake Myvatn area Following are... more

North Arctic Coast Way

The North Arctic Coast Way The Arctic Coast Way is an 800 km (about 500 miles)... more

Arctic Coast Way – 4, Siglufjordur – Olafsfjordur – Dalvik to Akureyri

Olafsfjordur is a town on a synonymous bay, a branch of Eyjafjordur,... more

Arctic Coast Way – 6, Kopasker, via Raufarhofn to Bakkafjordur

The northeastern peninsula is nameless, but its largest portion is nicknamed... more

Arctic Coast Way – 5, Akureyri to Husavik viaTjornes to Kopasker

Akureyri the fourth largest town of the country is often called “The Capital... more

Arctic Coast Way 3 Saudarkrokur via Hofsos to Siglufjordur

Saudarkrokur is a town on the Skagafjordur bay Fishing and fish processing are... more

Arctic Coast Way – 2, Skagaheidi

Skagaheidi This part of the country is not frequently travelled although the... more

Arctic Coast Way – part 1 – Vatnsnes

Vatnsnes This mountainous peninsula between the bays Midfjord and Hunafjord is... more

LEIRUFJORDUR

This bay is the smallest of the so-called Jokulfiords and it is gradually being... more

HORNVIK

Cove Hornvik is situated between the precipices Hornbjarg in the east and... more

KJARANSVIK

The coves Kjaransvik, Hloduvik and Haelavik are commonly called Vikurnar (The... more

GRUNNAVIK

Grunnavik is a cove close to the mouth of the southern side of the Jokulfjords... more

GEMLUFALLSHEIDI

MOORLAND GEMLUFALLSHEIDI Moorland Gemlufallsheidi (283 m) lies between the... more

MOORLANDS of the WESTFJORDS

MOORLAND BREIDADALSHEIDI Moorland Breidadalsheidi (610 m) is among the highest... more

ALFTAMYRI ARNARFJORDUR BAY

Alftamyri is an abandoned farm on the northern side of Bay Arnarfjordur, a... more

Vatnshellir Lava cave

One of the interesting features of Snæfellsjökull national park is... more

LANGANES

Langanes is a large and long peninsula to the east of the Thistilfiord Bay The... more

DALATANGI

The way to Dalatangi takes one along a rough and narrow trail along the... more

GLANNI WATERFALL

The Glanni Waterfall on the Norðurá River is said to be the dwelling place of... more

BAULA

Baula (934 metres) is a cone shaped, rhyolite laccolith to the west of The... more

GRABROK LAVA FIELD

This lava field is among the most rugged AA-lava fields of the country It was... more

RAUDUBJORG

The cliffs of Rauðubjörg at Barðsnes in Norðfjörður are endowed with a... more

HOLMANES

Between Reyðarfjörður and Eskifjörður you can visit the Nature reserve... more

LONSORAEFI

The uninhabited, mountainous area to the east of the big icecap Vatnajokull is... more

STORI- KARL, Langanes

Langanes is a veritable outdoor paradise teeming with birdlife, great for... more

ARCTIC HENGE

Set in Raufarhöfn, one of the most remote and northernmost villages in Iceland... more

HEKLA CENTER

The Hekla Centre houses a contemporary, multimedia exhibition on Hekla... more

ALFASKEID THE ELVES RACE COURSE

Alfaskeid (The Elves’ Racetrack) is a dell in the southern Mt Langholtsfjall... more

Ljosafoss Power Plant

Landsvirkjun's energy exhibition is located in Ljósafoss Power Station, and is... more

BARDARGATA – THE BARDUR ROUTE

Bardargata is the name of a route from the Bardardalur Valley in the north... more

BARDARDALUR VALLEY

Valley Bardardalur stretches far into the interior between Moorland Fljotsheidi... more

THE LIGHTHOUSE ON GARDSKAGI

On Garðskagi you can find two lighthouses, the older one and also the smaller... more

FOLK MUSEUM IN GARDUR & LIGHTHOUSES

The municipal museum in Garðskagi is located in a natural paradise, which... more

GERPIR

Gerpir is the easternmost tip of Iceland Magnificent view, high rocks, and... more

Launrett Laugaras

Launrett Laugaras Picture taken in December The Home of Elves Heimili... more

THE DESERTED HERRING FACTORY IN INGOLFSFJORDUR

The factory was constructed by the company Ingolfur hf during the years of... more

GALTARVITI

Galtarviti is in a creek called Keflavík and is situated between... more

HOLT Onunarfjordur

Holt has been an estate and a parsonage for centuries and always counted among... more

HESTUR

Farm Hestur is located in the Andakill Area of the Borgarfjordur District  It... more

ARNARFJORDUR

The Eagle Bay is 3-6 miles wide and about 18 miles long It branches into two... more

SELARDALUR

Samuel Jonsson outstanding naive sculptures and buildings in Selardalur valley... more

BJARNARHOFN

Bjarnarhofn is an old estate at the foot of the freestanding Mt... more

FRODA

Froda is an abandoned farm and a former church site a few kilometres to the... more

AKRANES FOLK MUSEUM

Akranes Folk Museum offers a unique insight into past times in Akranes and... more

SESSELJUHUS ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER

Sesseljuhus Enviromental Center provides an educational experience focusing on... more

BALDURSHEIMUR

Baldursheimur is the southernmost farm in the Lake Myvatn Area nowadays, but... more

KALFSHAMARSVIK

Cove Kalfshamarsvik is the northernmost of the Skagastrond County The... more

ARSKOGSSANDUR

Arskogssandur is a small community situated on the shores of Eyjafjordur fiord,... more

KALFSKINN

Kalfskinn is a farm in the Arskogsstrond area, where the present (2004)... more

GASIR

During ancient times, Gasir was the most important trading post of the North It... more

LATRASTROND

Latrastrond is the north easternmost coastal area of the Eyjafiord Bay It was... more

FJORDUR

The area called "I Fjordum" covers the northernmost middle of the large... more

FLATEYJARDALUR

The Flatey Valley stretches from the northern part of the Fnjoska Valley all... more

HJALTEYRI

Hamlet Hjalteyri is located in the Galmastrond Area north of town Akureyri It... more

VALLEY GLERARDALUR HIKING TRAILS

The Glera Valley Area offers quite a few walking and climbing routes The valley... more

GLERARHVERFI AKUREYRI .

Glerarhverfi is a community which started developing on the northern side of... more

AKUREYRI INNER TOWN

The spit of land, after which the town is named, was created by alluvia,... more

THE BEER SPA, ARSKOGSSANDUR

You lie in a bathtub for 25 mintues, filled with beer, water, hops and yeast... more

EYJAFJARDARA ESTUARIES AKUREYRI

The River Eyjafjardara Estuary, which is divided into Leira (Flats) and Holmar... more

DALVIK – BRIMNES

Brimnes was an estate in the Upsastrond area Nowadays its property and others... more

KOLKUOS

Kolkuos, former Kolbeinsaros, was among the most important harbour trading... more

LAUFSKALARETT – SHEEP & HORSE FOLD

The Llaufskalarett sheep and horse fold in valley Hjaltadalur counts among the... more

HOLAR VALLEY HJALTADALUR – DISTRICT SKAGAFJORDUR

Holar is a school centre and a parsonage in the Hjaltadalur valley About the... more

HILLEBRANDTS HOUSE BLONDUOS

Hillebrandt's house is the country's oldest building  It was built in 1733 in... more

THE TEXTILE MUSEUM

The Textile Museum in Blönduós is the only specifically focused textile... more

THE CHRISTMAS GARDEN

The spirit of christmas is alive in The Christmas Garden whole year round A... more

MAK – AKUREYRI CULTURE SOCIETY

In the spring of 2014 the representatives of the Akureyri Theatre Company... more

AKUREYRI BOTANICAL GARDENS

The Akureyri Botanical Gardens function both as a public park with... more

MODRUFELL

Modrufell is a farm in the Hrafnagil County in the Eyjafiord District  The... more

LAUGARVATN ADVENTURE

Laugarvatn Adventure offers exciting caving tours all year round with... more

VALAGIL

Valagil is a spectacular ravine, complete with mighty waterfall and made from... more

HVITANES Skotufjordur

Hvitanes is situated between Hestfjordur and Skotufjordur fjords in "central... more

The convent of Reynistadur

The convent of Reynistadur was initiated by Jonrundur, bishop of the northern... more

MYRKA

Farm Myrka is a former parsonage and a church site in the Horgardalur Valley... more

LANGAVATNSDALUR

This valley cuts into the mountains between the districts Myra- and Dalasysla... more

HVITARVELLIR

Hvitarvellir is a farm near the former road # 1 and the largest arch bridge of... more

Hitardalur monestary

The Hitardalur monestary was established in 1166, probably to commemorate the... more

HITARDALUR

Hitardalur is an old estate, synonymous with the valley further east, which was... more

Augustine monestary on Island Videy

The Augustine monestary on Island Videy probably was established at the... more

Augustine monestary at Skrida

The Augustine monestary at Skrida was established in 1494 at the initiative of... more

Flatey monestary

The Flatey monestary Bishop Klaengur Thorsteinsson consecrated an Augustine... more

KJOS hiking

The walk across the colourful rhyolite alluvium at the foot of the rhyolite... more

Hali Country Hotel

Hali Country Hotel (Farm holiday) in South East Iceland offers comfortable... more

MYRDALUR VALLEY

The Myrdalur County is situated between the outwash plains Solheimasandur and... more

MYRDALSSANDUR

This vast alluvial plain is bordered by Moorland Hofdabrekkuheidi, Glacier... more

HAFURSEY

Mt Hafursey is a small basaltic hyaloclastite mountain on the northern alluvial... more

KVERNA

The mouth of the gorge of River Kverna opens onto the alluvial plain, about... more

MONESTARIES & CONVENTS CHURCHES AROUND ICELAND

MONESTARIES & CONVENTS CHURCHES AROUND ICELAND Vague ancient sources... more

Thingeyrar monestary

The Thingeyrar monestary was founded by Jon Ogmundsson bishop of the northern... more

BARDSNESHORN

This promontory, also called Horn, is the easternmost tip of the small Bardsnes... more

Iceland Cost line from Vatnsnes to Langanes

Marine life is common in the north and many towns are dedicated to the sea The... more

THINGVELLIR West Iceland

Presently a farm at the end of a synonymous cove south of the town... more

BERUFJORDUR

Berufjordur is located between the two bays Hamarsfjordur and Breiddalsvik,... more

Haunted house JOKULSA a FJOLLUM

Two ferries were used to serve the travellers, who had to get across River... more

THVERA – VALLEY LAXARDALUR

Kaupfelag Thingeyinga was the first co-operative society in Iceland to be... more

GROF SKAGAFJORDUR

This former manor is situated just south of the village Hofsos The prayer... more

THE HOVEL ON BAY VATNSFJORDUR

The hovel is located a short distance from the church and the farmhouse,... more

LITLIBAER ON BAY SKOTUFJORDUR

Former farm Litlibaer was abandoned in 1969  In 1999, it was left in the care... more

MARITIME MUSEUM HELLISSANDUR

This museum was established by the Counsil of Seamen of the towns Hellissandur... more

REYKJAVIK OPEN AIR MUSEUM ARBAEJARSAFN

Arbaejarsafn is a mixed open air and a folk museum, a part of the collective,... more

LAUFAS

The old rectory at Laufas is under the administration of the National Museum ... more

GLAUMBAER SKAGAFJORDUR FOLK MUSEUM

The buildings of the farm group date from different periods of the 19th century... more

HELLISHEIDI EAST MOORLAND

Hellisheidi (current camera view) is among the highest lying (656 m), and... more

LINDARBAKKI

This little sod house, occupied during summer, is one of the favorite motives... more

JOHANNES S KJARVAL MEMORIAL

The country’s most renowned artist painter, Johannes S Kjarval, was brought... more

HAFNARHOLMI Borgarfjordur Eystri

A small island called Hafnarholmi was attached to the mainland by a... more

HVITSERKUR East

Mt Hvitserkur is one of the most peculiar mountains of the country Its main... more

HEADLAND GLETTINGSNES

The small headland Glettingsnes north of the very steep Mt Glettingur, divides... more

ALFHOLL ELF MOUND

This remarkable hillock is on the southwestern outskirts of the fishing hamlet... more

BRUNAVIK

Brunavik is the first cove to the south of Bay Borgarfjordur East  It is... more

FAGRIHOLL

Fagriholl is a remarkable natural phenomenon close to the primitive road to the... more

Saenautasel

The farm of Sænautasel, situated up in the highland of Jökuldalsheiði, was... more

HUSAVIK COVE

Husavik is a cove to the north of the Lodmundarfjordur Bay The mountain frame... more

NJARDVIKURSKRIDUR

There are various explanations to the background of the crucifix by the road in... more

COVE BRUNAVIK

Brunavik is the first cove to the south of Bay Borgarfjordur East  It is... more

KVIA RIVER

The short but rapid river Kvia discharges the short glacier snout Kviarjokull... more

Laxnes Horse Farm

Laxnes Horse Farm is located in Mosfellsbaer, close to Reykjavik Laxnes... more

VESTMANNAEYJAR Volcanic Activity

The Westman Islands’ volcanic system comprises 70-80 volcanoes and their... more

NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM and AQUARIUM

The museum was established in 1964 on the initiative of Gudlaugur Gislason, a... more

VIKING FARM

The first eruption of Mt Hekla in historical times is thought to have occurred... more

GAUKSHOFDI

Gaukshofdi is a headland along which River Thjorsa runs where it can be forded... more

STONG

The farm Stong in the Thjorsardalur Valley was devastated by the first... more

SIGRIDUR TOMASDOTTIR

Sigríður Tómasdóttir was born in Brattholt in 1874 and lived there her... more

HOLMATINDUR

Mt Holmatindur (985m), one of the most majestic mountains of the Eastfiords,... more

EYRARBAKKI, THE HOUSE Museum

The House in Eyrarbakki is among the oldest wooden buildings of the country It... more

KELDUR Museum

Keldur is a farm and a church site in the Rangarvellir County Catholic churches... more

HRAUN Oxnadalur

This farm is situated at the foot of a group of mounds, which were created by a... more

COVE BOLUNGARVIK

Precipitous mountains and steep screes frame cove Bolungarvik To the north is... more

Sandvik

Stora-Sandvik and Litla-Sandvik are located just south of Hafnaberg at... more

Bus schedule Reykjanes area

Bus Keflavik Airport Transport Bus Grindavik Bus Keflavik town area Bus... more

Hiking Trails in Central Highlands

Hiking in Iceland in Highlands and Interior The uninhabited region of... more

Gunnuhver

The mud pools and steam vents on the southwest part of Reykjanes close to... more

NJAL’S BRENNA BERGTORSHVOLL ARSON

Farm Bergtorshvoll is a church site in the West Landeyjar County The churches... more

KAMBAR

Kambar is the name of the steep slope, where road # 1 meanders down from... more

HELLISHEIDI

Moorland Hellisheidi is the lava area to the south of Mts Henglafjoll The... more

TREKYLLISVIK

This cove is framed with impressive and precipitous mountains and... more

KUVIKUR

The abandoned farm Kuvikur is on the Reykjarfjordur Bay For a long time the... more

Mt KAMBUR Strandir

Walking distance 13-14 km Time 6-7 hours A relatively easy walk Mt Kambur is... more

INGOLFSFJORDUR Strandir

The bay Ingolfsfjordur in the Strandir District is about 8 km long and 1½ km... more

Mt KAMBUR Strandir

Walking distance 13-14 km Time 6-7 hours A relatively easy walk Mt Kambur is... more

STEINGRIMSFJORDUR Strandir

This is the largest bay of the district Strandasysla, about 28 km long and 7 km... more

Eyvindarfjordur

This cove is one of the three inlets of the Ofeigsfjordur Bay The nearest one... more

ABANDONED FARM EYJAR

Eyjar is an abandoned farm and nowadays a summer residence at Balar in The... more

Drangavik

This cove is situated between the headlands Hruteyjarnes and Engjanes, just... more

Drangaskord

The Drangaskord Pinnacles are among the most prominent landmarks of the... more

Island Grimsey on the Steingrimsfjordur Bay

Island Grimsey on the Steingrimsfjordur Bay is the largest off the Strandir... more

Baer Bordeyri

The first settler at Farm Baer was a woman by the name Arndis The Wealthy... more

Avik

The two farms, Small and Big Avik, are on Cove Trekyllisvik  Behind Mt... more

Finnbogastadir

Farm Finnbogastadir is situated on the cove Trekyllisvik in the Strandir... more

Leitahraun

Leitahraun is the common name for several lava fields of different ages and... more

RAUFARHOLSHELLIR LAVA CAVE

This lava cave, Raufarholsshellir, is within easy reach just east of the main... more

Reykjanes-Blue Lagoon-Grindavik

Itinerary Suggestion Drive Reykjanes-Blue... more

Eyrarbakki-Stokkseyri-Selfoss-Hveragerdi

SELF DRIVE ITINERARIES REYKJAVIK - EYRARBAKKI - STOKKSEYRI - SELFOSS -... more

Kerid Slag Crater

The slag crater Kerid is the northernmost one of the crater row called... more

Cove Adalvik

This short but wide cove faces the open seas just north of The Isafjordur Bay... more

Haukadalur West Iceland

Valley Haukadalur is rather wide and well vegetated It contains a trout lake... more

Gilsfjordur Ogres

Once there were three night ogres, who intended to cut the Westjords from the... more

Austurdalur Valley

Valley Austurdalur in the Skagafjordur District is almost 50 km long Its... more

Krossholar

The Crucifix Mounds are on road #590, just west of the crossing by Asgardur... more

Trollshylur

Tröllshylur at Grenlækur River , south of Landbrot, was once the course of... more

Skaftaros – Skafta River

A general store was built at Skafárós in 1920 while the transportation of... more

Djupa River

The Djúpá River in the Fljótshverfi District originates in Síðujökull... more

Fjardrargljufur Canyon

The Fjardrargljufur Canyon is one of the most beautiful and lovely canyons of... more

Old Prison Reykjavik

The old prison, on street Skolavordustigur, was built in 1874 Originally it... more

Open Air Museum Arbaer

This museum is a part of the Municipal History Museum Its main function is to... more

Nautholsvik Thermal Beach

Farm Nautholl was built in 1850 and was burned in 1900 in the wake of the... more

Laugardalur Valley

In 1871 the artist, Sigurdur Guðmundsson, introduced the idea of creating a... more

Korpulfsstadir

According to the Kjalnesinga Saga the first settler in the area, Korpulfur,... more

Hofdi House

The origin of the Hofdi house is traced back to the times, when French... more

Heidmork Recreational Area

Heidmork was proclaimed a municipal conservation area in 1950 and derives its... more

Harpa Concert Hall

Harpa is one of Reykjavik‘s greatest and distinguished landmarks It is a... more

Gufunes

Nowadays the point Gufunes is a part of the most populous quarter of Reykjavik,... more

Family and Domestic Animal Garden

Young people of all ages enjoy life in the Family Garden It is well equipped... more

Culture House

The building was constructed from 1906 to 1908 and opened to the public in 1909... more

Reykjavik City Hall

REYKJAVIK TOURIST INFORMATION CENTRE The idea of a city hall in Reykjavik is... more

The Cabinet House

The so-called Cabinet House (Stjornarrad) has carried a few names since it was... more

Reykjavik Botanical Gardens

Reykjavik Botanic Garden is an outdoor collection of living plants Its main... more

Mts Blafjoll

The Blue Mountain range stretches to the west from Mt Vifilsfell near the main... more

Dverghamrar

Those sea eroded basaltic columns just south of road no 1 are well worth a... more

Nupsstadur Forest

  The Nupsstadur Forest is in the eastern slopes of Mt Eystrafjall, to... more

Hot Spring SECRET LAGOON

Natural hot spring Secret Lagoon natural hot springs are located in the small... more

Landmannalaugar & Saga Valley

This unique part of the highlands is one of Iceland’s most awe-inspiring... more

Hofdabrekku Joka – Ghost Story

Once there lived a woman at Hofdabrekka by the name of Jorunn According to most... more

Bridge Between Two Continents

According to the continental drift theory, the Eurasian and North American... more

Thingvellir Drift Zone

According to the continental drift theory, the Eurasian and North American... more

Skalholt

The ancient seat of the Icelandic bishops, Skalholt, was the centre of... more

Almenningar – Laugavegur Hiking Trail

About Almenningar Almenningar (plural) are an almost barren and eroded summer... more

Videy Island

About Videy Videy is the largest island of the Kollafjord Bay (1,7 km²) with... more

Lundey (Puffin Island)

About Puffin Island Island Lundey, The Puffin Islands, is a small island a few... more

Grotta Island

Island Grotta is the the point of the Seltjorn Peninsula of which the capital... more

Breidafjordur Islands

About The Breidafjordur Islands This bay is the second largest one of the... more

Urdarhals Hill.

About Urdarhals This hill is the remainder of a glacier scraped dolomite... more

Hofsos Pakkhus (Old Warehouse)

About The Hofsos Pakkhus The Warehouse (Pakkhusid) at Hofsos is one of the... more

Map of Kjolur Route

About The Kjolur Highland Route (Road F-35) Remember! Off road driving is... more

Vatnajokull National Park

Vatnajokull National Park is Europe's larges National Park after merging of... more

Gullfoss Waterfalls

The Golden Waterfalls (Gullfoss) are situated in the upper part of River Hvita... more

Londrangar Cliffs

About Londrangar and Thufubjarg Londrangar are two prominent rocks, protruding... more

Langidalur Valley – Thorsmork

Langidalur belongs to the Merkurrani Area, north of River Krossa at the eastern... more

Herdisarvik

The former estate Herdisarvik, now abandoned, stood on the synonymous cove on... more

Hafnaberg Cliff

About Hafnaberg Hafnaberg is a low, sheer cliff just south of the fishing... more

Gardskagi – Reykjanes, End Point”

The northernmost point of the Reykjanes Peninsulais called Gardskagi It is... more

Mt. Brennisteinsfjoll

About Mt Brennisteinsfjoll The Sulphur Mountains are to the south of the... more

Almenningar Lava Fields

About Almenningar Almenningar is a lava patch between the lava fields... more

Eyjafjardara Estuary River

About Eyjafjardara Estuary River The River Eyjafjardara Estuary, which is... more

Jokulsa a Fjollum

About Jokulsa a Fjollum This glacial river, a discharge of the icecap... more

Landmannalaugar

Landmannalaugar, an area of recent volcanic activity, has colorful rhyolite... more

Heimaey Island

About Vestmannaeyjar The Westman Islands, "The Pearl in The Ocean", is an... more

Mts Kverkfjoll

Kverkfjoll is a mountain massif underneath and on the northern edge of the... more

Kaldidalur

About Kaldidalur Kaldidalur (The Cold Valley) is the westernmost and the... more

Hrauneyjar – Sigalda – Versalir

About Hrauneyjar - Sigalda - Versalir Hrauneyjar is the name of an area south... more

Olafsdalur Farm

About Olafsdalur The abandoned farm Olafsdalur is in a synonymous valley in... more

Olkelda Spring

About Olkelda Olkelda is the Icelandic name for a mineral spring Quite a few... more

Oshlid

About Oshlid Oshlid is the almost precipitous mountain slope between the... more

Althingishusid – The Icelandic Parliament House

The House of Parliament was built in 1880 - 1881 It was constructed from hewn... more

Parthus Farm

About Parthus Parthus was a sheep-cot where Part-House John and his companion... more

Perlan

In addition to a myriad of attractions, The Pearl has an important function It... more

Ellidaar Power Plants

The first ideas concerning a hydroelectric power station in the Ellidaar Valley... more

Fjardarsel Power Plant

About Fjardarsel Power Plant In 1906, the Engineer General, Thorvald Krabbe,... more

Gardsa Power Plant

About Gardsa Power Plant The town council of Olafsfjordur decided to harness... more

Rjukandi Power Plant

About Rjukandi Power Plant River Fossa drains the Snaefell’s Glacier It... more

Rekavik Cove

  About Rekavik Cove This is a small cove between the large bird cliff... more

Reykjaheidi

About Reykjaheidi The moorlands south of the fishing town Husavik are only... more

Reykjanes Peninsula

About Reykjanes Peninsula Its four (or five) volcanic regions are called:... more

Reykjarfjordur Nyrdri

About Reykjarfjordur Nyrdri This wide and short bay is situated between the... more

Reykjarholsskogur

About Reykjarholsskogur This forest is located to the southwest of hamlet... more

Reykjavik Airport

About Reykjavik Airport In 1919 the pilot Rolf Zimsen, the nephew of the mayor... more

Reykjavik Harbor

The so-called Old Harbor of Reykjavik is the first lasting harbor of the town... more

Sanda Village

About Sanda Village The remainders of a base, built by the British and... more

Saudanes

About Saudanes The former rectory at Saudanes stood in the middle of the... more

Selatangar – Mt. Festarfjall

About Selatangar - Festarfjall Wherever the coastal landscape of the southwest... more

Seljavallalaug

About Seljavallalaug The swimming pool Seljavallalaug is situated in a short... more

Selvik Cove

About Selvik Cove Cove Selvik was the best landing for small fishing vessels... more

Selvogur

About Selvogur Selvogur is a small community east of farm Herdisarvik in the... more

Seydisholar

This cluster of reddish looking craters is situated in the Grimsnes County They... more

Siglunes

About Siglunes Siglunes is the northernmost point between the bays Siglufiord... more

Skalavik Cove

About Skalavik Cove Skalavik was the westernmost settlement of the district... more

Skeidararsandur Sand Plains

About Skeidararsandur This is one of the largest alluvial plains of the... more

Skeidarettir

About Skeidarettir The sheep pen Skeidarettir is situated just south of the... more

Skeidaveitan

About Skeidaveitan The greatest achievement of “Skeidamenn” was the... more

Skriddalur Valley

About Skriddalur When driving to the south from Egilsstadir, people, who do... more

Skrudur Garden

About Skrudur Garden Skrudur is a small tree park, established shortly after... more

Smidjuvik Cove

About Smidjuvik Cove Smidjuvik is situated between the headlands... more

Speni

About Speni Speni is a mound between the cove Kolbeinsvik and Skreflur It... more

Stadarborg

About Stadarborg Stadarborg is a sheep shelter, 2-3 km from the former... more

Stadarfell Church

Stadarfell is an ancient estate and a church site of County Fellsstrond It is... more

Stafnes

About Stafnes Stafnes was a mansion in the past There were many fishing... more

Stapavik Cove

About Stapavik Cove Cove Stapavik is just east of river Selfjot's estuaries It... more

Stori Holmur

About Stori Holmur Stori Holmur was an estate in the Leira County Probably... more

Storisandur

About Storisandur Storisandur is an undulating, barren area north of the... more

Storurd

About Storurd Storurd (Boulder Scree) is in valley Urdardalur, which is the... more

Straumnes

About Straumnes The headland Straumnes separates the coves Adalvik and Rekavik... more

Straumsvik

About Straumsvik Cove Straumsvik, between the Aluminium smelter and former... more

Sudurarbotnar

About Sudurarbotnar The Sudurarbotnar area is the catchment area of river... more

Svinaskalastekkur

About Svinaskalastekkur Svinaskalastekkur is an abandoned farm in the... more

Theistareykir

About Theistareykir The abandoned farm Theistareykir, and the surrounding area... more

Thelamork

About Thelamork Thelamork is an area in the eastern part of Valley... more

Thorshofn

About Thorshofn During the 19th century ships started frequenting this harbour... more

Thorsmork

About Thorsmork Thorsmork is one of the brightest pearls on the string of... more

Thrastarskogur

About Thrastarskogur Mr Tryggvi Gunnarsson, a renowned businessman and a... more

Unadsdalur

Old sources mention a prayer chapel at farm Unadsdalur in the ancient past and... more

Urridafoss

About Urridafoss In order to get to the waterfall Urridafoss you follow the... more

Uthlid Farm

About Uthlid Farm Uthlid was first named the Outer Hlid and was a church site... more

Vallholmur

About Vallholmur Vallalaug hot spring Vallholmur (Holmurinn) is the lowland... more

Vatnsdalur

About Vatnsdalur The Lake Valley is well vegetated and prosperous looking The... more

Vatnsleysustrond

About Vatnsleysustrond This 15 km long and narrow county along the northern... more

Vatnsnes

About Vatnsnes This mountainous peninsula between the bays Midfiord and... more

Verdalir

About Verdalir Valleys Verdalir comprise Yztidalur, Middalur and Cove Sandvik... more

Vidfjordur

About Vidfjordur The Vidfjordur cove is the southernmost of the Nordfjordur... more

Vifilsstadir

About Vifilsstadir Originally the freedman Vifill built his farm to the... more

Vogastapi Headland

About Vogastapi Headland Vogastapi (80 m) carried different names in the past,... more

Gvendarbrunnar – Reykjavik Municipality Waterworks

Our existence has always depended on water The first settlers in Iceland relied... more

Yztafell Farm

About Yztafell This farm is situated at the northern foot of Mt Kinnarfell in... more

Skriduklaustur

About Skriduklaustur This renowned, ancient manor was called Skrida up to the... more

Jokuldalur

Jokuldalur Jokuldalur (The Glacial Valley) is the longest inhabited valleys of... more

Melrakkasletta

About Melrakkasletta The northeastern peninsula is nameless, but its largest... more

Raudanes Hike

Point Raudanes is in the vicinity of farm Vellir and former parsonage Svalbard,... more

Langanes

About Langanes Langanes is a large and long peninsula to the east of the... more

Tjornes

About Tjornes The mountainous peninsula Tjornes is indented with short valleys... more

Jardbodin a Myvatni (Jardbadsholar)

About Jardbodin a Myvatni The crater row Jardbadsholar is situated near road... more

Grimsstadir a Fjollum

Grimstadir a Fjollum Farm Grimsstadir and farm Modrudalur are the highest... more

Bjarnarflag

Bjarnarflag is a high temperature area situated west of the Namaskard Pass in... more

Bjarnarflag Power Plant

The idea of harnessing the geothermal energy of the Bjarnarflag Area was first... more

Adaldalur

Valley Adaldalur covers most of the lowland area to the south of Bay... more

Vaglaskogur

About Vaglaskogur Vaglaskogur is the second largest forest of the country It... more

Asbyrgi

Asbyrgi certainly is one of nature’s wonders It is a 3½ km long canyon with... more

Alftavatn Hut – Restaurant

Alftavatn Restaurant – Volcano Huts Region: Highland Coordinates: 6385° N... more

Hallbjarnarvordur

About Hallbjarnarvordur This topographic name literally means The Cairns of... more

Haukadalsheidi

About Haukadalsheidi Moorland Haukadalsheidi is situated in the southern... more

Herdubreid og Herdubreidarlindir

About Herdubreid og Herdubreidarlindir There is a mountain range east of The... more

Hljodaklettar

About Hljodaklettar Hljodaklettar (The Whispering Cliffs) are a bizarre... more

Holaskogur

About Holaskogur Holaskogur (The Forested Mounds) is a deforested area of the... more

Holmatungur

About Holmatungur Holmatungur is a well vegetated area on the western side of... more

Holuhraun

This lava field and its two crater rows were created by fissure eruptions One... more

Hrafntinnusker

The English name of this 1128 m high mountain is The Obsidian Skerry It is... more

Hrossaborg

About Hrossaborg "The Horse Castle" is one of two "tuff rings" situated in the... more

Husadalur

About Husadalur Valley Husadalur is somewhat larger than Valley Langidalur and... more

Hvannalindir

About Hvannalindir The Hvannalindir area is a vegetated oasis, 640 m above sea... more

Hveravellir

Hveravellir (The Hot Spring Fields) is a very interesting low temperature area... more

Hvitarnes Kjolur

About Hvitarnes Kjolur This is mostly a delta area between some rivers on the... more

Jokulheimar

About Jokulheimar Jokulheimar are situated in an area called Tungnarbotnar... more

Jokulsargljufur National Park

The Northern Part of National Park Vatnajokull This park was established in... more

Karahnjukar

Karahnjukar comprises two hyaloclastite mountains on the eastern side of River... more

Karlsdrattur Cove

About Karlsdrattur The cove is situated just east of the northern glacier... more

Kaldarhofdi Farm

About Kaldarhofdi Farm Kaldarhofdi is opposite to the Drattarhlid Hill to the... more

Mt. Hestfjall

About Hestfjall Mt Hestfjall (317 m) rises gradually higher from the south to... more

Braedratunga Church Farm

About Braedratunga Braedratunga is a manor and a church site on the tongue... more

Laugarvatnsvellir Plains

About Laugarvatnsvellir Laugarvatnsvellir is a large grassy area, a former... more

Ashildarmyri

About Ashildarmyri Ashildarmyri is a historical site and an ancient meeting... more

Grafarlond Eystri

About Grafarlond This small oasis is situated at the eastern edge of the vast... more

Godaland

About Godaland Godaland, like the other former summer pastures, Mulatungur and... more

Gljufurleit

About Gljufurleit Gljufurleit is a part of the western slopes of the River... more

Gaesavotn Route

About Gaesavotn Route (F-910) This route is one of the most interesting and... more

Gaesavotn Lakes

About Gaesavotn (Geese Lakes) Those two lakes are situated at the western foot... more

Granahaugar Burial Site

About Granahaugar Short distance north of Buland in Skaftartunga lies the way... more

Gragaesadalur Valley

About Gragaesadalur Valley Gragaesadalur (greylag goose) is in the southwest... more

Fjallabak Nature Reserve

Fjallabak Nature Reserve was established in 1979 The Nature reserve is 47000... more

Eyvindakofaver

About Eyvindarkofaver Eyvindarkofaver is a relatively well-vegetated marsh... more

Eyjabakkar

About Eyjabakkar This boggy area northeast of the glacier snout... more

Emstrur

About Emstrur Emstrur is a desolate grazing area in the southern interior,... more

Eldgja Fissure

Eldgja, or "The Fire Fissure”, is 40 km long and stretches from the glacier... more

Dyngjuhals Ridge

The Dyngjuhals is a wide ridge east of Lakes Gaesavotn It is about 20 km wide... more

Kerlingarfjoll

The mountain massif Kerlingarfjoll (The Ogress' Mountains; 800 - 1500 m) is the... more

Kidagil

About Kidagil This gorge represents the northern boundary of the Sprengisandur... more

Kverkfjoll

About Kverkfjoll Kverkfjoll is a mountain massif underneath and on the... more

Laki, Lakagigar

The 25 km long crater row called Lakagigar was created during a relatively... more

Landmannahellir

Cave Landmannahellir at the foot of Mt Hellisfjall south of Mt Lodmundur and... more

Landmannaleid route

About Landmannaleid Kringla This area on the Landmanna Route could be called... more

Mt. Laugarfell

About Laugarfell The mountains Laugafell and Laugafellshnjukur (892 and 987 m)... more

Maelifellssandur

About Maelifellssandur This is a wide sand and gravel plain north of the... more

Markarfljot river

About Markarfljot River The 1070 km² catchment area of the glacial river... more

Marteinsflaeda

Marteinsflaeda The area called Marteinsflaeda is north of Lakes Gaesavotn, and... more

Mjoidalur

About Mjoidalur This valley branches to the south from the end of the... more

Skaelingar

Skaelingar Skaelingar (plural) are an interior summer pasture area for sheep... more

Skafta River

Skafta is a mixed glacial and spring fed river Most of the glacial discharge... more

Sottarhellir Cave

Sottarhellir Cave Cave Sottarhellir (The Plague Cave) is located in the... more

Sprengisandur Route

About Sprengisandur Route This part of the interior, the so-called... more

Domadalur Valley

About Domadalur Valley Domadalur is located just east of Kringla (Cave... more

Brunnar – Egilsafangi

About Brunnar This topographic name literally means The Wells, which cover... more

Teigstungur

Summer pastures Teigstungur stretch up to the edge of the glacier tongues... more

Thjofadalir

About Thjofadalir The Valleys of Thieves are situated between the second... more

Biskupsbrekka Slope

About Biskupsbrekka The green Bishop's Slope in the western interior, near the... more

Thjorsardalur

During the first half of "The Free State Period" (930-1262), the settlement of... more

Thjorsarver

About Thjorsarver This vast (150 km²) and sparsely vegetated area on both... more

Beinaholl Mound

About Beinaholl (Bone Mound) This topographic name refers to the vegetated... more

Basar Valley

Valley Basar is a part of the rugged Godaland Area between the river Hruna and... more

Mt. Bardarbunga

Mt Bardarbunga is the second highest elevation of the country, just below 2000... more

Mt. Askja – Dyngjufjoll

The Odadahraun lava desert This is the vastest lava area of the country The... more

Mt. Arnarfell

Mt Arnarfell (1143m) is almost engulfed by the southeastern part of Glacier... more

Arnardalur Valley

About Arnardalur Valley Arnardalur is located 25 km south of farm Modrudalur a... more

Vesturoraefi

About Vesturoraefi This vast feeding and breeding area of the reindeer is... more

Vonarskard

About Vonarskard The Pass of Hope is named after an event, which took place... more

Alftavatnskrokur Dell

About Alftavatnskrokur Alftavatnskrokur is a dell with a few small lakes... more

Lake Alftavatn

The Whooper Swan Lake is situated just south of The Middle Route It is quite... more

Adalbol Farm

About Adalbol The former estate is situated in the Hrafnkell Valley, a small... more

Nupstadur Church Farm

Nupstadur is the easternmost farm of the Fljot County, just to the west of the... more

Ingolfshofdi Lighthouse

The lighthouse on the eastern part of the promontory was built in 1916 and... more

Ingolfshofdi Headland

About Ingolfshofdi Ingolfshofdi is a headland, framed with the sea in the... more

Fagurholsmyri Farm Community

Fagurholsmyri is a farm community in the Oraefi County On a fine day, the view... more

Svinafell Farm

About Svinafell Farm Svinafell in the Oraefi County was among the largest... more

Mt. Lomagnupur

Mt Lomagnupur is a prominent 688 m high and precipitous promontory on the south... more

Orrustuholl Mound

About Orrustuholl The Argument Mound protrudes from the eastern Skafta Fire... more

Kirkjugolf Lava formation

About Kirkjugolf The so-called Church Floor is situated in the meadow just... more

Alftaver plain

Alftaver is a relatively small and a flat area to the east of the desert... more

Hjorleifshofdi Headland

Hjorleifshofdi is a freestanding, 221 m high hyaloclastite headland on the... more

Kerlingardalur Valley

The Kerlingar Valley is situated about 5 kilometres to the east of the hamlet... more

Stakkholt Gorge

About Stakkholt The Stakkholt Area is framed by Glacier Eyjafjallajokull to... more

Heimaklettur Mountain

This low mountain is one of the northern outposts of the Heimaey Island It... more

Storhofdi Headland

Headland Storhofdi is the southernmost inhabited spot of the country It is 122... more

Dyrholaey Headland

About Dyrholaey Dyrholaey is a 120 m high and precipitous headland A large,... more

Ranga Burial Site

Early 19th century sources mention two burial grounds about 2½ km east of... more

Floaveitan – Historic Irrigation

“Floaaveitan” (irrigation) was built in the years 1918-1927 It covered... more

Reynishverfi – Reynir and Gardar Farms

About Reynishverfi Gardar is the southernmost farm of Iceland West of it is... more

Kirkjubaer Church Farm

About Kirkjubaer The estate Eastern and Western Kirkjubaer (Church Farm) is... more

Floi Nature Reserve

About Floi Nature Reserve This nature reserve covers a part of the eastern... more

Thuridarbud

About Thuridarbud Thuridarbud is a replica of the former fishermen’s... more

Hellisheidi Power Plant

Hellisheidi Power Plant This power plant is situated at the foot of Mt... more

Hiking in Thorsmork

Hiking in Thorsmork Mt Valahnukur (458 m) protrudes just west of the... more

Hallormsstadur

About Hallormsstadur The Hallormsstadur forest is the largest in the country... more

Hella

About Hella This town started developing before the middle of the 20th... more

Jokulsarlon

Prior to 1950 the 1˝ km long course of the glacial river Jokulsa was... more

Keflavik International Airport

  About Keflavík International Airport Keflavik International Airport... more

Kopasker

About Kopasker This fishing village is situated on the eastern side of the big... more

Olfus County

About Olfus The eastern boundaries of the Olfus county are limited to farm... more

Grimsnes county

About Grimsnes county The main trades of this county are agriculture, services... more

Gullfoss – Geysir

The Golden Waterfalls in the glacial river Hvita count among the world�s... more

Klakkeyjar Islands

About Islands Klakkeyjar Islands Klakkeyjar are just north of Island Hrappsey... more

Hvitabjarnarey Island

About Hvitabjarnarey The Polar Bear Island rises about 28 m above sea level... more

Islands Hvallatur

About Islands Hvallatur Islands Hvallatur comprise of three, long and parallel... more

Hrappsey Island

About Island Hrappsey This island is just southwest of Island Purkey,... more

Skaftafell National Park

The Southern Part of National Park Vatnajokull The second national park,... more

Skeid county

Skeid County lies between the rivers Hvita and Thjorsa north of road # 1 in the... more

The Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Iceland... more

Bessastadir County

This county is on the peninsula Alftanes just south of the capital The... more

Stadarskali

About Stadarskali Stadarskali is a larger service centre, N1 petrol station, a... more

Stokkseyri – Eyrarbakki

These are two historic villages on the south coast In the past Eyrarbakki was... more

Thingvellir National Park

The Parliamentary Plains are the most important historic site of the country... more

Arnes/Thjorsardalur

Arnes is a synonym for an island in river Thjorsa, a community centre, and a... more

Surtshellir

About Surtshellir Surtshellir is the longest and most renowned cave in Iceland... more

Skorradalur

About Skorradalur Valley Skorradalur is the southernmost of the socalled... more

Hallmundarhraun

About Hallmundarhraun Hallmundarhraun is the largest lava field of the... more

Geitland

About Geitland Geitland is a relatively barren and sanded lava area between... more

Borg in Myrar

About Borg in Mýrar The parsonage Borg is situated a short distance northeast... more

Laugarbrekka

About Laugarbrekka Laugarbrekka is an abandoned farm in the Breidavik County... more

Jokulhals Mountain Pass – Snaefellsjokull

Jokulhals Snæfellsjokull The mountain pass Jokulhals touches the eastern edge... more

Holaholar

Holaholar Holaholar is a group of craters on the southwestern Snaefell’s... more

Gufuskalar

About Gufuskálar Before the farm Gufuskalar was abandoned in 1948, it was the... more

Gullborgarhraun

About Gullborgarhraun During the relatively short eruption 2,600 years ago,... more

Eldborg

Um Eldborg The crater Eldborg (The Fire Castle) is situated on a short SW-NE... more

Kirkjufell & Kirkjufellsfoss

About Kirkjufell Mt Kirkjufell (463m) is a beautifully shaped and a symmetric,... more

Helgrindur

Helgrindur Southwest of the fishing town Grundarfiord is rather a high and... more

Laugar, Saelingsdalur Valley

Saelingsdalur Valley, District Dalir, is well vegetated and sheltered between... more

Husafell

Husafell is in one of Iceland’s few woodlands and is therefore popular among... more

National Park Snaefellsjokull

The Snaefellsjokull National Park was officially established on the 28th of... more

Olafsvik

The community Olafsvik developed centuries ago on a sinonymous cove It offers a... more

Veidileysufjordur

About Veidileysufjordur This bay is about 8 km long towards north and 2 km... more

Haelavikurbjarg

Haelavikurbjarg Haelavikurbjarg (258 m) is a precipice, occupied by thousands... more

Skjaldarbjarnarvik

Skjaldbjarnarvik The northernmost farm of the Strandir District was situated... more

Hrafnfjordur

About Hrafnfjordur This bay is at the end of the large Jokulfirdir Bays at the... more

Hloduvik Cove

About Hloduvik Cove Hloduvik is located between Mt Kjalarnupur to the west and... more

Raudasandur

About Raudasandur The area named Raudasandur derives its name from the reddish... more

Hvallatur

About Hvallatur The sheer cliffs of Latrabjarg are about 14 km long and the... more

Hrafnseyri

Hrafnseyri is a farm and a former parsonage on the northern shores of the... more

Hornstrandir

About Hornstrandir The northernmost part of the Westfjords is called... more

Flatey

Flatey is the largest of the Western Islands on the Breiðafjordur bay Almost... more

Heydalur – Reykjanes – Vigur

About Heydalur, Reykjanes and Vigur Heydalur is a hotel and a restaurant in... more

Brjanslaekur

Brjanslaekur, an ancient manor and parsonage, is situated at the head of Bay... more

Breidavik/Latrabjarg

About Breidavík Breidavik is an abandoned farm and was a parsonage in the... more