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ASBUDNAVATN

Lake Asbudnavatn has an area of 0,45 km² It is rather shallow and is situated... more

MULAVATN – GEITAKARLSVATN

Both lakes are in the Skaga Parish Lake Mulavatn has an area of 0,25 km² and... more

SELVATN

Lake Selvatn has an area of 1,1 km², it is shallow and situated 70 above sea... more

REKAVATN

Lake Rekavatn in the Skaga Parish has an area of 0,8 km², its greatest depth... more

TORFADALSVATN

Lake Torfdalsvatn is located in the Skagi county of East Hunavatn District Its... more

LAXARVATN – NESVOTN

Both lakes are situated in the Skaga-Parish in the county East Hunavatnssysla... more

LANGAVATN

Lake Langavatn is the largest lake between town Skagaströnd and the farm Hof... more

MONESTARIES & CONVENTS CHURCHES AROUND ICELAND

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

HVERFJALL

HVERFJALL or HVERFELL Mt Hverfjall is a gigantic tephra crater, a so-called... more

MOORLAND JOKULDALSHEIDI

This vast highland plateau lies 500-600 m above sea level and it is about 60 km... more

HAMARSDALUR

Hamarsdalur is a long and narrow valley to the west of the Hamarsfiord Bay in... more

BULANDSTINDUR

Mt Bulandstindur is one of the most beautifully shaped mountains of the country... more

GOLF CLUB LEYNIR Akranes

Golf Club Leynir was founded on March 15th 1965 Akranes ranks among 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

GAUTAVIK TRADING POST

Gautavik is a farm on the northern side of the Berufjordur Bay  It is... more

THVERA – VALLEY LAXARDALUR

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

GEIRSSTADIR CHURCH COUNTY HROARSTUNGA East Iceland

Archaeological excavations at farm Geirsstadir in county Hroarstunga in 1997... more

GALTASTADIR FARM COUNTY HROARSTUNGA East Iceland

Galtastadir farm ( Hroarstungu,) is a small sod farm dating back to the 19th... more

ARNGRIMSSTOFA VALLEY SVARFADARDALUR

Arngrimur Gislason was born in county Reykjahverfi in district South... 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

SOD CHURCHES & FARMS IN ICELAND Sod farms and churches dating back to the 18th century.

Vague ancient sources mention hermits in Iceland before Christianity was... 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

LAKES ON THE JOKULDALSHEIDI MOORLAND

MOORLAND JOKULDALSHEIDI This vast highland plateau lies 500-600 m above sea... more

HUSAVIK COVE

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

STAPAVIK

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

NJARDVIKURSKRIDUR

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

THE NADDI LEGEND, A MONSTER STORY

During the lifetime of the children of Bjorn skafinn, the road between Njardvik... more

COVE KJOLSVIK

Kjolsvik is a small cove between Mt Glettingur and Grenmor  It is short, the... more

COVE BREIDAVIK Borgarfjordur EAST

According to "The Book of Settlements", a man named "Thordur lina" settled on... more

REKAVIKURVATN

Lake Rekavikurvatn has an area of about 1,6 km² It is rather deep and is... more

Thjorarstofa Community Centre Arnes

Þjórsárstofa is a visitor centre with information about the area, services... more

LAKE FELLSENDAVATN

Fellsendavatn is a small lake in the proximity of lake Thorisvatn  It is... more

KALDAKVISL

River Kaldakvisl is a good char and brown trout fishing spot It is divided into... more

LAKE KVISLAVEITA

In 1980, The National Electricity Authority commenced work on the project of... more

HRAUNVOTN – SKEIFAN

The surroundings of theses lakes are considered the most beautiful of the... more

LITLISJOR

This big lake was naturally fishless and its ample food production was for... more

GRAENAVATN

This is a relatively large lake, legendary in many ways, when the great catch... more

ONEFNDAVATN

Lake Onefndavatn (The unnamed Lake) is situated at 565 m above sea level  Its... more

ONYTAVATN

Lake Onytavatn is situated at 573,4 m above sea level Its area is 1,09 km²,... more

THE FOLK MUSIC CENTRE Siglufjordur

The Folk Music Centre was officially opened on June 8th 2006  It is located in... more

HERRING FESTIVAL SIGLUFJORDUR

The annual Herring Festival (until 2016) and the Herring Museum are tightly... more

HERRING ADVENTURE

The herring is the most important factor of the rapid upswing of the Icelandic... more

HERRING-ERA MUSEUM

The so-called Roaldsbrakki (Roald’s-barrack) was a temporary dwelling of... more

SNJOOLDUVATN

This lake is the southernmost one and the largest at 562 m above sea level Its... more

ARNARPOLLUR

Lake Arnarpollur belongs to the Lakes Hraunvotn group, which is a part of the... more

NYJAVATN

Lake Nyjavatn is situated at 564,3 m above sea level  Its area is 0,56 km²,... more

BREIDAVATN

Lake Breidavatn actually consists of two lakes connected by a short stream on... more

SKALAVATN – PYTTLUR

Lake Skalavatn, lakes Fossvotn, lake Langavatn with its connected lakes and... more

LAKES KVISLARVATN – ESKIVATN – LANGAVATN

Lake Kvislarvatn is the smallest of the group It is situated at 565 m above sea... more

TJALDVATN

The largest vegetated area of the Veidivotn region is to be found on lake... more

LAKES FOSSVOTN – KERLINGARLOGN THE VEIDIVOTN AREA

Lakes Fossvotn, Lake Skalavatn, Lake Langavatn and other lakes connected to it... more

KIRKJUFELLSVATN

This lake is situated at the eastern foot of the mountain Kirkjufell  (964m)... more

KYLINGAVATN

This lake is more like a lagoon, which gets flooded every now and then by the... more

BLAUTAVER

Lake Blautaver is situated near River Tungnaa, just north of Lake... more

LJOTIPOLLUR

This lake occupies the southernmost crater of the long eruptive fissure, which... more

FROSTASTADAVATN

This lake is mostly surrounded with lava fields and breathtakingly colourful... more

HNAUSAPOLLUR

Lake Hnausapollur is on of two crater lakes of the Veidivotn System south of... more

ESKIHLIDARVATN

This is quite a good fishing lake It has an area of 1,53 km² Its deepest point... more

DOMADALSVATN

Domadalsvatn are just north of Landmannaleid: Dómadalsvatn  the south part... more

LIFRARFJALLAVATN

Lake Lifrarfjallavatn, just north of the lava ridgeDomadalshals on the... more

HERBJARNARFELLSVATN

Lake Herbjarnarfellsvatn is situated 625 m above sea level to the northwest of... more

LODMUNDARVATN

This lake has an area of 0,75 km² and lies 590 m above sea level Very little... more

HRAFNABJARGAVATN

Lake Hrafnabjargavatn is located near the Landmanna Route  It is about 1,2... more

SAUDLEYSUVATN

Lake Saudleysuvatn is situated between four barren hyaloclastite mountains at... more

Lakes of The Fjallabak Area

Fish are abundant in most of these areas Over the past decades, some lakes have... more

REYKJAVATN

Lake Reykjavatn (The  Smoky Lake) is situated about 10 km north of the glacier... more

LANGAVATN

This lake is located on the Tvidaegra Moorland north of glacier Langjokull It... more

NAUTAVATN – BREIDAVATN

These two lakes belong to the moorland called Tvidaegra They are very much... more

HOLMAVATN

This lake has an area of 2,4 km² and is located at 358 m above sea level Its... more

KLEPPAVATN – FISKIVATN

Lake Kleppavatn (The Bedrock Lake) has an area of 0,76 km² It is shallow and... more

GRUNNUVOTN

These lakes (The Shallow Lakes) are located to the Southwest of Lake Ulfsvatn... more

KVISLAVATN NYRDRA

Lake Kvislarvatn nyrdra, just 4 km Northwest of lake Ulfsvatn, has an area of... more

URDARHAEDARVATN

Lake Urdarhaedarvatn lies just a stone's throw away from The lake Ulfsvatn... more

HAVADAVOTN

Lakes Havadavotn are located some distance north of lake Ulfsvatn They have an... more

ULFSVATN

Lake Ulfsvatn has an area of 3,85 km² It is rather shallow and situated at 434... more

ARNARVATN LITLA

Lake Arnarvatn has an area of 2,15 km² It is rather shallow and situated at... more

GUNNARSSONAVATN

Lake Gunnarssonavatn lies on the border of the district Myrarsysla It has an... more

RETTARVATN

Lake Rettarvatn is on the border of two districts It has an area of 2,1 km²,... more

ARNARVATN STORA

This lake is located at 540 m above sea level It has an area of 4,3 km² It is... more

ANGLING MOORLANDS ARNARVATNSHEIDI and TVIDAEGRA

Those moorlands cover a large area of the north-western Interior The lakes... more

THVERARVATN

Lake Thverarvatn has an area of 0,64 km² and is situated 519 m above sea... more

HNJUKSVATN

Lake Hnjuksvatn has an area of 0,72 km² and is situated 595 m above sea level... more

ANAVATN

Lake Anavatn has an area of 4,9 km² and is about 7 km long Its greatest depth... more

SAENAUTAVATN

Lake Saenautavatn is among the largest lakes in the Jokuldalsheidi area It... more

GRIPDEILD

Lake Gripdeild has an area of 0,21 km² Its greatest depth is 8 m and it is... more

MATBRUNNAVOTN

Two lakes carry this name They are joined by a brook and the distance between... more

Bus Schedule: KLAUSTUR-FJARDRARGLJUFUR

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SVARFADARDALSA

River Svarfadardalsa is excellent for sea char angling and also offers some sea... more

KVISKER

Kvisker is the easternmost farm of the Oraefi (The Desert) District, just to... more

KRISTINARTINDAR

This mountain ridge serves as a nice background of the ice free part of the... more

KJOS Skaftafell

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

Laxnes Horse Farm

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

Landeyjar Harbour

This harbour is the new door to Westman islands Ferry schedule:... more

GOLF CLUB HVERAGERDI

GOLF CLUB HVERAGERDI 810 Hveragerdi Tel: 483-5090 The present horticultural... more

FLOKATJORN

Lake Flokatjorn has an area of 0,23 km² and is situated 90 m above sea level... more

GOLF CLUB KEILIR Golf Course Hvaleyrarvollur

Golf Club Keilir was founded on February 18th 1967  The town council of... more

GOLF CLUB SETBERG Golf Course Setbergsvollur

Golf Club Setberg was founded on the 27th of November 1994  In 1995, both the... more

GOLF CLUB ODDFELLOWS GOLF CLUB ODDUR Urridavatnsvollur

Golf Club Oddfellows was founded in 1990  Golf Club Oddur was founded in... more

GOLF CLUB NES

Golf Course Nesvollur This town is located on the northernmost tip of the... more

GOLF CLUB KOPAVOGUR & GARDABAER

Golf Club Kopavogur & Gardaaer (Golf Course Vifilsstadavollur) was founded... more

GOLF CLUB BAKKAKOT in VALLEY MOSFELLSDALUR

Golf Club Bakkakot was founded in the open on June 15th 1991  Stream... more

GOLF CLUB VATNSLEYSUSTROND

Golf Course Kalfatjarnarvollur: This 15 km long and narrow county along the... more

GOLF CLUB SANDGERDI

Golf Course Strandarvollur: Golf Club Sandgerdi was founded in 1986  Its... more

GOLF CLUB SUDURNES Keflavik

Golf Course Holmsvollur: Golf Club Sudurnes was founded on March 4th 1964 The... more

GOLF CLUB GRINDAVIK

Golf Course Husatoftavollur: Golf Club Grindavik was founded on the 14th of... more

Petras Stone Mineral Museum

Petra's Stone Mineral Museum at Stodvarfjordur Most of her stones were found... more

BOLUNGARVIK NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM

The Westfiord Natural History Institute and the Natural History Museum share... more

OSVOR MUSEUM

The Osvor Museum (Bolungarvik) depicts a replica of a fishing outfit of the... more

NEDSTIKAUPSTADUR

Isafjordur has a long history as a trading centre for the area around the Bay... more

GOLF CLUB VIK I MYRDALUR

Golf Club vik was founded in 1992  In 1983, its board had a 9 nole course... more

KELDUR Museum

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

The Saga Centre

Hlidarvegur 4 860... more

GOLF CLUB HORNAFJORDUR

Golf Course Silfurnesvollur This community in the Southeast is also called... more

GOLF CLUB DJUPIVOGUR

Golf Club Djupivogur was established in the autumn of 1991 The design and... more

GOLF CLUB REYDARFJORDUR

Golf Course Fjardarbyggd During World War II, the British occupied the village... more

GOLF CLUB ESKIFJORDUR

The Golf Club Eskifjordur (Byggdarholtsvollur) was established in April... more

GOLF CLUB SEYDISFJORDUR

Golf Course Hagavollur Seydisfjordur is a fishing and tourist town ... more

GOLF CLUB FASKRUDSFJORDUR

The village Budir is situated at the end of the bay Faskrudsfjordur The... more

GOLF CLUB NORDFJORDUR

Golf Club Nordfjordur was established on May 8th 1965  Its permanent golf... more

GOLF CLUB FLJOTSDALSHERAD

Egilsstadir is the capital of the East and Fellabaer is a village on the... more

GOLF COURSE LONKOT Slettuhlid,

Golf Course Lonkot is privately owned and operated  It is located a few... more

GOLF COURSE LEIFSSTADIR Eyjafjordur

Farm Leifsstadir is in the slopes of Vadlaheidi, only 3 km from Akureyri Its... more

GOLF COURSE THVERA

Golf course Thvera is located in the eastern Eyjafjordur Valley, about 8... more

AKUREYRI GOLF CLUB

Golf Club Akureyri was extablished in 1935 Its present and hopefully permanent... more

GOLF CLUB GLJUFRI Asbyrgi

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

GOLF CLUB HUSAVIK

Golf Club Husavik was established June 26th, 1967, and in the summer of 1971... more

GOLF CLUB MYVATN

Lake Myvatn is the country's fourth largest natural lake It abounds in lake... more

GOLF CLUB DALVIK

Dalvik is a town on a synonimous cove, which branches... more

GOLF CLUB SAUDARKROKUR

Golf Club Saudarkrokur was established in 1970 Land for a permanent golf course... more

GOLF CLUB OLAFSFJORDUR

In 1967, a 6 hole golf course was constructed in the home fields of farm Bakki,... more

SIGLUFJORDUR GOLF CLUB

This town was called the world capital of the herring fisheries in the sixties... more

GOLF CLUB SKAGASTROND

Golf Course Haagerdisvollur is only three minutes away from the village by car... more

GOLF CLUB BLONDUOS

Golf Club Os' golf course is situated in beautiful surroundings of an abandoned... more

GOLF CLUB HOLMAVIK

GOLF CLUB HOLMAVIK Holmavik, a village on the western shores of the... more

GOLF CLUB THINGEYRI

Golf Club Glama was esteblished April 21st 1991 Its golf course is located on... more

GOLF CLUB BOLUNGARVIK

Golf Course Sydridalsvollur was officially opened on July 6th 2002 after... more

GOLF CLUB ISAFJORDUR

Golf Club Isafjordur Golf course Tungudalsvollur was established in 1943 Its... more

GOLF CLUB BILDUDALUR

Golf Course Litlueyrarvollur Bildudalur, on the bay Arnarfjordur, is a thriving... more

GOLF CLUB PATREKSFJORDUR

Golf Club Patreksfjordur (Golf Course Vesturbotnsvollur) was established in... more

GOLF COURSE THORISSTADIR

Thorisstadir Travel Service has operated this private golf course Its... more

GOLF COURSE HUSAFELL

The privately owned and operated 9 hole golf course is lodated in lovely... more

GOLF CLUB MOSTRI Golf Course Vikurvollur

Golf Club Mostri was founded in the autumn of 1984 Its golf course,... more

GOLF CLUB VESTARR Golf Course Bararvollur

Golf Club Vestarr was founded in 1995 and the construction work for a 9 hole... more

GOLF CLUB JOKULL Golf Course Frodarvollur

Golf Club Jokull was founded July 21st 1973 Its golf course was moved twice... more

GOLF CLUB STADARSVEIT

Golf Club Stadarsveit was founded in 1997 Its golf course is just by the main... more

GOLF CLUB BORGARNES

Golf Club Borgarnes was founded January 21st 1973 Three years later a part of... more

GOLF CLUB LEYNIR Akranes

Golf Club Leynir was founded on March 15th 1965 Akranes ranks among the... more

FISKIVOTN

Lakes Fiskivotn, located in District Strandir, have an area of 1,2 km² They... more

MIDHEIDARVOTN

Their total area is 0,7 km² They are rather deep and are situated 460 m above... more

THIDREKSVALLAVATN

This lake has an area of about 1,45 km² It is 47 m deep and is located 73 m... more

BJARNARFJARDARA

This is rather a short river but its system reaches relatively far into the... more

HROFBERGSVATN – FITJAVATN

Lake Hrofbergsvatn near village Holmavik in the Northwest has an area of 0,27... more

URRIDAVATN

Lake Urridavatn  (Bjarnfjordur area) has an area of 1,4 km² Its greatest... more

ASMUNDARNESTJORN

Lake Asmundartjorn is a small lake in the Bjarnarfjordurarea Reared trout and... more

BAEJARVOTN

These lakes have an area of about 0,6 km² They are rather deep and are... more

KALDBAKSVATN

Lake Kaldbaksvatn in District Strandir in the Northwest has an area of 0,56... more

GJOGURSVATN

Lake Gjogursvatn has an area of 0,45 km² and is situated 42 m above sea level... more

FREMRA and NEDRA SELVATN

These lakes are located in the Northwest of Iceland  Lake Nedra-Selvatn has... more

LAUGABOLSVATN – EFSTADALSVATN

Lake Laugabolsvatn has an area of about 0,52 km² at 41 m above sea level Lake... more

NEDRAVATN – EFRAVATN

Lake Nedravatn has an area of 0,9 km², rather shallow and is situated 40 m... more

SYDRADALSVATN

Syðridalsvatn is located at Bolungavík in Ísafjarðardjúp, to the far... more

STORA EYJAVATN

Lake Stora-Eyjavatn has an area of about 1,66 km² Its greatest depth is 43 m... more

SAUDLAUKSDALSVATN

Lake Saudlauksdalsvatn has an area of about 0,9, its greatest depth is 4 m and... more

STEINADALSA – FELLSA

These are actually the same river with different names for different parts Its... more

MIDDALSA

This river has its sources at 330 m above sea level, small lakes in the... more

REYKJARFJARDARA

This is rather a small and a short river with its origin in the mountains It... more

STAEDAVOTN BREIDAVIK COVE

Lakes Staedavotn are two mountain lakes above cove Breidavik, about 10 minutes'... more

SKALMADALSA

This is an excellent, three rod sea char river, which spills into the... more

GUFUDALSA

This is a prolific, four rod sea char river with some hope of catching an odd... more

GEIRADALSA

This is rather a small river with its sources in the mountains, mainly two... more

MULAA

This is a small river with its sources at the 500 m elevation in the mountains... more

PRESTBAKKAA

A small river fished with two rods with a self catering hut  It flows into... more

KROSSA

KROSSA - HROFA These neighbouring rivers are not prolific but do produce a... more

HROFA

HROFA-KROSSA These neighbouring rivers are not prolific but do produce a few... more

SELA

This river is the one with the greatest volume and one of the longest in the... more

LANGADALSA

This is the region's second  salmon river of some note It is fished with two... more

LAUGARDALSA

This is a small volume river, starting in an inland lake, strolling on through... more

Vatnsdalsa in Vatnsfjordur

This river spills into the bay Vatnsfiord in the Northwest It is the very short... more

BAULUTJORN

Lake Baulutjorn has an area of 0,04 km² Its greatest depth is 4 m and it is... more

THVEIT

Lake Thveit has an area of 0,91 km² It is very shallow and situated only 2 m... more

Daytours South Shore Adventure

Practical tour information We depart for the South Coast tour early in the... more

LAKE MJOAVATN Breiddalur

Lake Mjoavatn is beautifully situated in Valley Breiddalur a short distance... more

KLEIFARVATN Breiddalur

Lake Kleifarvatn is beautifully situated in Valley Breiddalur a short distance... more

HAUGATJARNIR

Haugatjarnir (The Haugar Ponds) are located in Skriðdalur, on the East coast... more

SKRIDUVATN

Lake Skriduvatn has an area of 1,25 km² Its greatest depth is 10 m and it is... more

GLJUFRAVATN

Lake Gljufravatn, in the Fljotdalsherad Region in the East, has an area of... more

REYDARVATN

Lake Reydarvatn is situated just northeast of the farmstead Kross and from the... more

URRIDAVATN

Lake Urridavatn has an area of 1,1 km² Its greatest depth is 15 m and it is... more

ARNARVATN and GRAFARVATN

Lake Arnarvatn has and area of 0,14 km² and is situated 36 m above sea level... more

EIDAVATN

Lake Eidavatn has an area of 1,7 km² and is situated 32 m above sea level... more

KROKAVATN

Lake Krokavatn has an area of 0,8 km² Its greatest depth is 15 m and it is... more

FOSSARVOTN

Lakes Fossarvotn are located in the Fljotsdalsherad Region in the East, to the... more

SANDVATN

Lake Sandvatn has an area of 2,6 km² It is rather shallow and situated at 569... more

BESSASTADAVOTN

Lakes Bessastadavotn are a group of several connected lakes with a limited... more

THRIHYRNINGSVATN: Jokuldalsheidi

Lake Thrihyrningsvatn is situated at 585 m above sea level in the central... more

LAKES ON THE TUNGUHEIDI MOORLAND

Only three of the lakes in this area will be mentioned here as they have so... more

NYKURVATN

Lake Nykurvatn has an area of 0,7 km² It is said to be rather deep and... more

THURIDARVATN

Lake Thuridarvatn has an area of 1,2 km² Its greatest depth is 10,8 m and it... more

HVAMMSGERDISVOTN

These three lakes are much alike They carry, however, each its own name,... more

LJOSALANDSVATN

Lake Ljosalandsvatn has an area of 0,41 km² It is shallow and situated 244 m... more

PURKUVATN

Lake Purkuvatn has an area of 0,28 km² It is shallow and situated 231 m above... more

STADARVATN

Lake Stadarvatn has an area of 0,24 km² It is partially deep and situated 264... more

BAKKAVATN

Lake Bakkavatn has an area of 0,33 km² It is shallow and situated 241 m above... more

Seabird hunting in Iceland

These sea birds are really worthwhile fun The list of species that may be... more

HAMARSA

The sources of this river are in the mountains and valleys behind the bay... more

BULANDSA

The fishing area of this river is only about 1,5 km long from the sea to the... more

TUNGUA – DALSA

Both rivers are in the Faskrudsfjordur county River Tungua runs through a... more

NORDFJARDARA/FJARDARA

This river has its main catchment in the valleys Hraundalur and Fannardalur and... more

KELDUA

This is a run off river, which has its sources in the highlands and discharges... more

Asmundur Sveinsson Museum

Sculptor Asmundur Sveinsson was born at the Kolsstadir farm in the Dalir... more

Ptarmigan hunting in Iceland

Ptarmigan hunting is a winter sport and calls for a great deal of walking Some... more

MULAA

This river is very popular among the natives and is one of the many tributaries... more

EYVINDARA

This is a mixed spring fed and run off river, a tributary to the glacial river... more

RANGA Egilsstadir

This river is the discharge of Lake Sandvatn, which collects a few brooks from... more

SELFLJOT

This river is the discharge of lake Helluvatn and other smaller ones in the... more

LAXA in NES

This beautifully situated river is fished by two rods and registered fishing... more

SELA in ALFTAFJORDUR

Sela is a small river situated on the east coast, lying between Laxa i Nesjum... more

BREIDDALSA

This river is the only notable salmon river in the Eastfiords of Iceland It has... more

FOGRUHLIDARA – FOGRUHLIDAROS – KALDA – JOKLA

River Fogruhlidara and its estuary, Fogruhlidaros, are at the easternmost foot... more

HOFSA VOPNAFJORDUR

A large river in the Vopnafiord region, fished with 6 to 8 rods per day It is... more

VESTURDALSA

A small river in the Vopnafjordur district Fished with three daily rods, the... more

SELA

This is one of Iceland’s largest clear water rivers and one its best salmon... more

MIDFJARDARA

A little known salmon river in the Bakkafiord area Fished with two to three... more

HROLLEIFSDALSA

This is a prolific, three rod sea char river with some brown trout and 10-20... more

KROKAVATN

Lake Krokavatn has an area of 0,56 km² It is rather deep and situated 166 m... more

THERNUVATN

Lake Thernuvatn has an area of 0,35 km² and is situated 197 m above sea level... more

LAKES BJARNARVATN and MAVSVATN

Lake Bjarnarvatn has an area of 0,12 km² (Lake Mavsvatn 0,2 km²) They are... more

GUNNVARARVATN

Lake Gunnvararvatn on the Langanes peninsula in the Northeast, has an area of... more

HOLMAVATN

Lake Holmavatn on the Langanes peninsula in the Northeast, has an area of 0,5... more

EIDISVATN

Lake Eidisvatn has an area of 1,9 km² Its greatest depth is 3 m and it is... more

HLIDARVATN

Lake Hlidarvatn on the Langanes peninsula in the Northeast, has an area of 0,24... more

SAUDANESLON

Lake Saudaneslon has an area of 1,2 km² It is shallow and situated 3 m above... more

STORA VIDARVATN

Lake Stora-Vidarvatn has an area of 2,5 km² Its greatest depth is 20 m and it... more

KOLLAVIKURVATN

Lake Kollavikurvatn has an area of 2,1 km² Its greatest depth is 4 m and it is... more

THERNUVATN – HVILFTARVATN – DEILDARVATN

Lake Thernuvatn is the largest of the three with an area of 1,6 km² It is... more

YTRA DEILDARVATN

Lake Deildarvatn has an area of 1,3 km² It is rather shallow and situated 38 m... more

AEDARVATN

Lake Aedarvatn it is rather shallow and situated 35 m above sea level The... more

HRAUNHAFNARVATN

Lake Hraunhafnarvatn has an area of 3,4 km² It is situated 2 m above sea level... more

BLIKALON

Lake Blikalon has an area of 0,9 km² Its greatest depth is 7 m and it is... more

SIGURDARSTADAVATN

Lake Sigurdarstadavatn has an area of 1,6 km² Its greatest depth is 3 m and it... more

ODDASTADAVOTN

Lakes Oddastadavotn consist of the following lakes: Sudurvatn, Skerjalon and... more

LAKE MYVATN

Lake Myvatn has an area of 36,5 km² It is situated 277 m above sea level and... more

LAXA in ADALDALUR VALLEY .

This is probably the most interesting Trout and salmon river of the country The... more

VIKINGAVATN

Lake Vikingavatn has an area of 2,4 km² It is rather shallow and only 4 m... more

BRUNNA

This is a 3 rod, sea char and sea trout river Its fishing spots and... more

SKJALFTAVATN

Lake Skjalftavatn has an area of about 9 km² It is rather shallow and 15 m... more

LITLA

This river is located in the Kelduhverfi County and is renowned for its large... more

SKOGARTJORN

Lake Skogartjorn is actually a pond just west of lake Myvatn Reared salmon and... more

SANDVATN

Lake Sandvatn is rather shallow, 4 m deep, situated 381 m above sea level and... more

MASVATN

Lake Masvatn has an area of 3,96 km² Its greatest depth is 17 m and it is... more

HOSKULDSVATN

Lake Hoskuldsvatn has an area of 1,26 km² It is very shallow and situated 262... more

BOTNSVATN

Lake Botnsvatn has an area of 1,05 km² It is situated 130 m above sea level... more

SILALAEKJARVATN

Lake Silalaekjarvatn has an area of 0,18 km² It is said to be shallow and... more

MIKLAVATN

Lake Miklavatn has an area of 1,1 km² It is rather shallow and is situated... more

VESTMANNSVATN

Lake Vestmannsvatn has an area of 2,5 km² It is 10 m deep and is situated at... more

BRUNNAVATN

Lake Brunnavatn has an area of 0,6 km² It is rather shallow and is situated at... more

KALFARBORGARARVATN

Lake Kalfaborgararvatn has an area of 3,5 km² It is quite deep and is situated... more

SVARTARVATN

Lake Svartarvatn has an area of 1,9 km² It is situated 395 m above sea level... more

LJOSAVATN

Lake Ljosavatn has an area of 3,2 km² Its greatest depth is 35 m and it is... more

HOLAVATN

Lake Holavatn has an area of 0,2 km² It is quite deep and is situated 40 m... more

HRAUNSVATN Oxnadalur

Lake Hraunsvatn has an area of 1,5 km² Its greatest depth is 10-12 m and it is... more

Reindeer hunting in Iceland

Reindeer hunting in the wild, uninhabited eastern central highlands are an... more

Goose hunting in Iceland

Goose hunting Goose hunting is a favourite pastime of many locals The graylag... more

STIFLUVATN

Lake Stifluvatn has an area of 3,9 km² Its greatest depth is 23 m and it is... more

MIKLAVATN

Lake Miklavatn has an area of 6,6 km² Its greatest depth is 23 m and it is... more

HOPSVATN – FLOKADALSVATN

Lake Hopsvatn has an area 1,15 km² It is rather shallow and is situated at 2 m... more

SLETTUHLIDARVATN

Lake Slettuhlidarvatn has an area of 0,76 It is shallow and situated 14 m above... more

HOFDAVATN

Lake Hofdavatn has an area of 10 km² and is situated at sea level Its greatest... more

VATNSHLIDARVATN

This average sized lake is situated south of the westernmost farm, Vatnshlid,... more

LAKES of SKAGI PENINSULA

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

LAXARVATN

Lake Laxarvatn has an area of about 0,6 km² and the fishing permits are valid... more

GRUNDARTJARNIR

The two lakes, Grundartjarnir, have areas of 0,6 and 1,0 km² They are situated... more

HNAUSATJORN – FLODID

Lake Hnausatjorn in the Vatnsdalur has an area of about 1,5 km² and 4 permits... more

HUNAVATN

Lake Hunavatn is at sea level The Salmon river Vatnsdalsa enters it from the... more

HOP

Lake Hop is the country's fifth largest natural lake, situated by... more

VESTURHOPSVATN

Lake Vesturhopsvatn is about 7 km long and 1-2 km wide The fishing area is... more

SIGRIDARSTADAVATN

Lake Sigridarstadavatn is a shallow and a narrow lake It is 6 km long and its... more

MIDFJARDARVATN

Lake Midfjardarvatn is rather a large but shallow lake in the middle of the... more

TORFASTADAVATN

Lake Torfastadavatn has an area of 0,6 km² It is situated in beautiful and... more

GRENSVATN

Lake Grensvatn has an area of 0,3 km² Since 1989 brown trout has successfully... more

HEDINSFJARDARVATN

Lake Hedinsfjardarvatn is situated at 3 m above sea level in a 6 km long and 1... more

OLAFSFJARDARVATN

Lake Olafsfjardarvatn has an area of 225 km² and its greatest depth is 10 m... more

OLAFSFJARDARA

River Olafsfjardara is divided into five two rods' fishing areas The mainstay... more

HAFRALONSA

he Hafralonsa is a large volume river fished with six rods It is the longest of... more

HOLKNA

The least known of the rivers of Thistilfjordur It produces the fewest salmon... more

SANDA

A large volume river, fished with three rods per day, and exclusively leased by... more

SVALBARDSA

The westernmost viver of the Thistilfjordur area is a medium sized spring fed... more

ORMARSA

Much the same applies to the Ormarsa that is already said of the Deildara They... more

DEILDARA

A Northeast river on the Melrakkaslétta, fished with two to three rods and... more

MYRARKVISL

A small two rod river that flows into the Laxa in Adaldalur Valley A normal... more

REYKJADALSA – EYVINDARLAEKUR

Technically the same river The former flows into the lake Vestmannsvatn and the... more

LAXA i ADALDAL

This is one of Iceland’s major salmon rivers and in many quarters simply... more

SKJALFANDAFLJOT

This large volume glacial rivers has some of Iceland’s most stunning... more

HORGA

This run off river is in the Eyjafjordur District During days or periods of... more

FNJOSKA

his is rather a large run off and spring fed river, which discharges into the... more

FLJOTAA

Is a high Northland river Rather big by Icelandic standards and at one point... more

FLOKADALSA

This is a neighbouring river of the Fljotaa and much of the same can be said of... more

HUSEYJARKVISL

This river is located just east of the hamlet Varmahlid in the Skagafiord... more

SAEMUNDARA

This is a small volume two rod river, flowing into a large lake, Miklavatn The... more

LAXA in SKEFILSTADAHREPPUR

This river spills into the Skagafjordur bay almost directly east of the river... more

LAXA in REFASVEIT

This is a rather small volume river fished with two rods It has some... more

SVARTA

This is an average volume river, a tributary to the Blanda The Svarta is a... more

BLANDA II

River Blanda is divided into four angling areas Area one stretches from the... more

BLANDA

This is a large, partially a glacial river A dam linking to a power plant in... more

LAXA a ASUM

This is a small volume two rod river It has a small self catering lodge It is... more

MIDFJARDARA

One of the top rivers in Iceland and in fact a river system consisting of three... more

HRUTAFJARDARA – SIKA

This is a fine salmon river, fished with three rods and has one of the best... more

LAXARVATN in DALIR

Lake Laxarvatn has an area of 600m x 700m and is actually a part of the fine... more

SOLHEIMAVOTN: HOLMAVATN- GULLHAMRAVATN

Lakes Solheimavotn consist of the two lakes, Lake Holmavatn and lake... more

SAMSSTADAVATN

Lake Samsstadavatn is a shallow lake with an area of about 0,2 km² and is... more

LJARSKOGARVOTN

Lakes Ljarskogarvotn in the West consist of four lakes: Lake Nedstavatn, 0,48... more

HAUKADALSVATN

Lake Haukadalsvatn has an area of 3,28 km², reaches the depth of 41 m and is... more

GOTUVATN

Lake Gotuvatn has an area of about 0,4 km² It is rather shallow and lies 215 m... more

Baularvallavatn

Lake Baularvallavatn has an area of 1,6 km², reaches the depth of 47 m and is... more

SELVALLAVATN

Lake Selvallavatn has an area of 0,85 km² and is located 62 m above sea level... more

HRAUNSFJARDARVATN

Lake Hraunsfjardarvatn is named after the bay Hraunsfiord and is known for its... more

Hraunfjordur Lagoon

Hraunsfjorður lagoon is located at the Snæfellsnes Peninsula The road to the... more

LAROS

Lagoon Laros is separated from the sea by a narrow gravel reef Its total area... more

ALAVATN

Lake Alavatn is a small lagoon, separated from the sea by a narrow gravel spit... more

MIDHUSAVATN

Lake Midhusavatn, a bit farther west than Budir, has an area of about 1,8 km²,... more

STADARA – HAGAVATN

Lake Hagavatn has an area of about 1,3 km², its greatest depth is 8 m and it... more

LANGAVATN

Lake Langavatn has an area of about 0,8 km², its greatest depth 8 m and the it... more

VATNSHOLTSVOTN

Two lakes, located together, bear this name Their total area is about 0,57... more

ODDASTADAVATN

Lake Oddastadavatn has an area of about 2,52 km², it greatest depth is 18 m... more

HLIDARVATN

Lake Hlidarvatn is 4,7 km long and up to 1,7 km wide It has an area of about... more

LONGUVOTN

Lakes Longuvotn is the common name for several lakes divided by narrow spits of... more

HITARVATN

Hitarvatn has an area of about 7,6 km², its greatest depth is 26 m and it is... more

BLONDUVOTN

The total area of the lakes is about 0,26 km² Their greatest depth is 3 m and... more

BROKARVATN

Lake Brokarvatn has an area of about 0,4 km² Its greatest depth is 4 m and it... more

GUFUARVATN

Lake Gufuarvatn has an area of about 0,25 km² and is located 202 m above sea... more

LANGAVATN

Lake Langavatn has an area of 5,1 km² It is located 215 m above sea level with... more

VIKRAVATN

Lake Vikravatn has an area of 0,8 km² and lies 275 m above mean sea level Its... more

HREDAVATN

Lake Hredavatn has an area of 1,14 km², lies 56 m above sea level and its... more

FISKILAEKJARVATN

Lake Fiskilaekjarvatn is located in the parish Melasveit It is popular among... more

EYRARVATN-THORISSADAVATN – GEITABERGSVATN

Since those three lakes lie in a line along road 50 and 520 and are connected... more

Seleyri

COASTAL ANGLING Near the town Borgarnes is a spit of land called Seleyri,... more

EIRIKSVATN

Lake Eiriksvatn has an area of 0,77 km² and it is located 278 m above mean sea... more

REYDARVATN

Reyðarvatn belongs to District Borgarfjordur It is located almost at the... more

SVINADALSA

This is a run off river with its sources in the mountains of the district... more

HVOLSA – STADARHOLSA

These rivers used to be pretty good salmon rivers That was then, this is now A... more

Krossa in Skardsstrond

Krossa in Skardstrond a two rod river and we are still in the Dalir region... more

BUDARDALSA

A two rod river and we are still in the Dalir region This river has a good self... more

FLEKKUDALSA

A three rod river and a very popular one indeed It is of medium volume and... more

FASKRUD

A two rod river producing 200 to 350 salmons in during the season It has a... more

LAXA in DALIR

One of the better rivers in Iceland, fished with 7-8 rods it usually exceeds a... more

HAUKADALSA .

This excellent salmon river is one of Iceland’s best It is a medium volume... more

MIDA

This river is located a short distance west of the village Budardalur It is on... more

HORDUDALSA

This is an excellent 2-3 rod sea char river with some hope of an odd salmon... more

SETBERGSA

Setbergsa is a two rod, small river on Skogarstrond, which yields 150-200... more

LYSA CATCHMENT AREA

The following lakes belong to this area: Torfavatn, Reydarvatn, Hop and... more

STRAUMFJARDARA

A just under average volume river, fished with three daily rods Like most of... more

HAFFJARDARA

The best salmon river of the Snaefell's Peninsula A rather large volume river... more

HITARA

A rather large volume river just west of the Alfta It is a pretty good river,... more

ALFTA

A small river, fished with two rods, just west of River Langa It offers an... more

LANGA

One of the island's major salmon rivers, annually boasting of 1200 to 2000 plus... more

NORDLINGAFLJOT

River Nordlingafljot is the discharge of several lakes in the moorland areas of... more

GLJUFURA

A small but delightful river, branching from the Langa and flowing into river... more

NORDURA

his river has taken roots in the top three in recent years, the annual catch... more

THVERA – KJARRA

The same river The upper part is the Kjarra, the lower part the Thvera It even... more

HVITA: Brennan, Straumar, Svarthofdi, Skuggi

This is a glacial river and the main artery of the Borgarfiord region Most of... more

REYKJADALSA

This is not a major Salmon river but it occasionally reaches a catch of 100 or... more

FLOKADALSA

A small three rod river which flows into the glacial river Hvita A high quality... more

GRIMSA

This 10 rod river is one of the „big guns” in the country and rarely if... more

ANDAKILSA

An average volume, two rod river on the boundary of the prolific Borgarfiord... more

LEIRA in LEIRARSVEIT

Leira is a river in county Leirarsveit, a short distance from one of the best... more

Highland Angling

The lakes in the interior are innumerable Some of them are connected by brooks... more

ANGLING IN SOUTH ICELAND

The salmon runs upriver from May to October, mostly during the middle of the... more

EYRARBAKKI MARITIME MUSEUM

This museum combines and displays artefacts connected with fishing, industry... more

Angling West Iceland

Most visitors to Iceland have the common denominator of wanting to enjoy the... more

ANGLING IN NORTH ICELAND

Fshing North Iceland: it is easy to take a short break between activities and... more

GOLF CLUB REYKJAVIK Korpulfsstadavollur

The construction of the present golf course commenced in 1993 The prior course... more

GOLF CLUB REYKJAVIK Golf Course Grafarholtsvollur

The land which was alloted to the golf club was quite a challenge because of... more

GOLF COURSE HAUKADALSVOLLUR

Golf course Haukadalsvollur whas opend in June 2007 The golf course is located... more

GOLF COURSE HRAUNBORGIR Grimsnes

Hraunborgir is a large holiday lodging area in County Grimsnes, between rivers... more

GOLF CLUB HVERAGERDI

he present horticultural and greenhouse town Hveragerdi started developing in... more

GOLF CLUB DALBUI LAUGARVATN

Golf Club Dalbui on Lake Laugarvatn was founded in 1989 Its first golf course... more

GOLF CLUB ONDVERDARNES

Golf Club Ondverdarnes was founded by a few members of the Masons Guild after... more

GOLF CLUB SELFOSS Golf Course Svarfholsvollur

The town Selfoss started developing in 1891, when a suspension bridge was built... more

GOLF CLUB FLUDIR Golf Course Sel

The construction of a golf course on the property of farm Efra Sel started in... more

GOLF COURSE UTHLIDARVOLLUR

Uthlid Travel Service has operated this private golf course since 1992 for its... more

GOLF CLUB HELLA Golf Course Strandarvollur

Golf Club Hella was founded in 1952 Its 9 hole golf course was originally on... more

GOLF CLUB VESTMANNAEYJAR

Golf Club Vestmannaeyjar was founded on December 4th 1938 Its golf course is... more

GOLF CLUB VIK in MYRDALUR

Golf Club Vik was founded in 1992 In 1983, its board had a 9 nole course... more

GOLF CLUB KIDJABERG Grimsnes

The construction of the golf course started in 1989 and the goal is 18... more

GOLF CLUB LAKI Golf Course Efri Vik

Golf Club Laki has its home golf course at Efri Vik, about 4 kilometres south... more

HVAMMSVIK

Hvammsvik is an abandoned farm on a headland on the Whale Bay in the West It... more

MEDALFELLSVATN

Lake Medalfellsvatn is located close to the Whale Bay (Hvalfiord) Its discharge... more

LEIRVOGSVATN

Lake Leirvogsvatn has an area of 1,2 km², its deepest point is 16 m and it is... more

SELVATN

Lake Selvatn or Silungatjorn is just outside the capital Its area is 0,37 km²... more

HAFRAVATN

Lake Hafravatn is just outside the capital limits, 76 m above sea level It has... more

REYNISVATN

Lake Reynisvatn is still another lake located within the capital area According... more

ELLIDAVATN

Lake Ellidavatn is among the many lakes within the capital area Its surface... more

VIFILSTADAVATN

Lake Vifilstadavatn is a small lake in nice surroundings very close to the... more

SELTJORN

Lake Seltjorn is a small lake located in a tectonic fault on the western part... more

DJUPAVATN

Lake Djupavatn is a small lake in nice and peaceful surroundings on the... more

KLEIFARVATN

Kleifarvatn is the largest lake of the Reykjanes peninsula It is the third... more

HLIDARVATN

Lake Hlidarvatn in the Southwest, has an area of about 4 km² Its discharge is... more

GOLF CLUB THORLAKSHOFN

Town Thorlakshofn was named after the patron saint of the country It has one of... more

Veidikortid

Veidikortid 2019 Fishing card - Access to 34 lakes Around Iceland "The... more

BOTNSA

This is a privately owned river Small in volume and fished with two rods per... more

BRYNJUDALSA

A small river fished with two rods per day Near the estuary, two impassable... more

LAXA IN KJOS – BUGDA

Together, these rivers, the main river Laxa and the smaller tributary Bugda,... more

LEIRVOGSA

This small river is consistently Iceland’s second best river when the average... more

ULFARSA

This is an ultra small river, hardly more than a creek, yet a fine salmon... more

ELLIDAAR

A small volume river within the boundaries of the capital, Reykjavik Unique as... more

GALTALAEKUR

Small, sensitive, clear stream is only 3 km long with 20 pools Despite the... more

STIFLISDALSVATN

Lake Stiflisdalsvatn has an area of 1,65 km² Its greatest depth is 30 m and it... more

MJOAVATN

Lake Mjoavatn has an area of 0,75 km² Its greatest depth is 2,5 m and it is... more

THINGVALLAVATN

Lake Thingvallavatn is the largest „natural” lake of the country with an... more

LAUGARVATN

Lake Laugarvatn is rather a small lake in the valley Laugardalur in the Arnes... more

APAVATN

Lake Apavatn has an area of 14 km² The catch consists of lake char and brown... more

ALFTAVATN

Lake Alftavatn is actually a part of the river Sog, the 19 km long discharge of... more

ULFLJOTSVATN

The artificial Lake Ulfljotsvatn is a part of the 19 km long discharge of the... more

VILLINGAHOLTSVATN

Lake Villingaholtsvatn has an area of 0,8 km² and is situated 36 m above sea... more

HESTVATN

Lake Hestvatn is rather a large and a deep lake in the Grimsnes parish The... more

LAKE HVITARVATN

Lake Hvitarvatn has an area of 29,4 km² Its greatest depth is 84 m and it is... more

GISLHOLTSVATN – HERRIDARHOLTSVTN

These two lakes are situated in the Holts Parish in the Southwestern Lowlands... more

TANGAVATN

Lake Tangavatn is situated in the Rangarvellir County Reared trout and char... more

HRUTSVATN

Lake Hrutsvatn has an area of 2,2 km² Its greatest depth is 1,5 m and it is... more

HEIDARVATN

Lake Heidarvatn in Myrdalur has an area of 0,2 km² Its greatest depth is 30 m... more

HOFDABREKKUTJARNIR

Lakes Hofdabrekkutjarnir consist of three connected, small lakes, situated at... more

HAEDARGARDSVATN

Lake Haedargardsvatn has an area of 0,15 km² It is quite deep and situated 16... more

THORUTJORN

Lake Thorutjorn has an area of 0,2 km² It is quite deep and situated 162 m... more

VARMA – THORLEIFSLAEKUR

The upper part of the river has the name Varma, but the lower part... more

BAUGSSTADAOS – HROARSHOLTSLAEKUR – VOLI

River Baugsstadaos runs through the Floi County and forms the boundary to the... more

HOLAA

River Holaa is the discharge of Lake Laugarvatn and tributes to River Hagaos,... more

RIVER BRUARA

This is the second largest spring fed river of the country Its sources are... more

MINNIVALLALAEKUR

This brook is situated in the Land Parish, about 1½ hours' drive from the... more

TUNGUFLJOT

The sources of this river lie a short distance beyond the inhabited areas in... more

ELDVATN

This crystal blue spring fed river has its sources at the edge of the 1783 lava... more

GRENLAEKUR

This is a small and a short river Its sources are mainly cold springs at the... more

VIKURFLOD

Lake Vikurflod has an area of 0,12 km² The catch consists of lake char, brown... more

VATNAMOT RIVER SYSTEM

This river system consists of many rivers, streams and brooks, which unite and... more

GEIRLANDSA

This is one of the best sea trout rivers of the country, with 4-12 pounders The... more

HORGSA

This is a clear small river, which upper part runs through beautiful and rugged... more

FOSSALAR

The catchment area of this river is widespread and it has an abundance of good... more

LAXA – BRUARA

River Laxa is rather short and crystal clear Its course has beautiful... more

SOG

Iceland’s largest spring fed river and a famous salmon river It has been on a... more

OLFUSA – TANNASTADATANGI

This fishing spot in River Olfusa near the Laugarbakki spot and the confluence... more

HVITA – LANGHOLT, Gislastadir – Snaefoksstadir

A glacial river of considerable volume It is fished mostly like the Olfusa... more

BRUARA Hamrar

A large clear but cold river It is not a prolific salmon river yet the junction... more

TUNGUFLJOT

During the last few years, the proprietors of this river have been testing its... more

KALFA

Kalfa his is a small spring fed river, a tributary of River Thjorsa, near the... more

STORA LAXA

A rather large volume river fished with ten rods It splits into three beats,... more

THVERA

A rather small river flowing into the East Ranga just above the junction of the... more

SKOGA

Skoga is a growing salmon river Rock pools and habitats have been created very... more

Laxa in Leirarsveit

This is one of Iceland’s main rivers It is of medium volume and fished with... more

Vatnsa – Kerlingadalsa

A small, short three rod river in the middle of the Southland It originates in... more

COVE BOLUNGARVIK

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

Ranga west

The West Ranga is in many ways the same as the East Ranga, although much... more

Ida

Ida Hvita Not a river in itself, but the confluence of rivers Stora Laxa and... more

Laugavegur – Hike from Landmannalaugar or Thorsmork

About Laugavegur hike - The total hiking distance is close to 53 km and the... more

Mt KAMBUR Strandir

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

KALFANES Strandir

The abandoned farm Kalfanes is situated just north of hamlet Holmavik and the... 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

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

POPULAR TOURS – HIGHLANDS & INTERIOR

Book Your Highland Bus Tour Here All Bookings on NATIS are Direct from... more

Klebergslaug Swimming Pool

Opening hours Mon–Fri 06:30 – 21:00 Sat-Sun 08:00-18:00 (Summer 08:00 -... more

Lagafellslaug Swimming Pool

Opening hours Mon–Fri 06:30 – 21:30 Sat-Sun 08:00-19:00 Contact... more

Seltjarnarnes Swimming Pool

This swimming pool is unusual as the water is a blend of warm geothermal water... more

Varmarlaug Swimming Pool

Vesturbæjarlaug is a small and friendly neighborhood pool, located within... more

Vesturbaejarlaug Swimming Pool

Vesturbæjarlaug is a small and friendly neighborhood pool, located within... more

Sundhöllin Swimming Pool

Sundhöllin is the oldest public pool in Iceland, it was opened in 1937 The... more

Breidholtslaug Swimming Pool

The facilities offer 25m and 12m outdoor pools, a 12m indoor pool, a wading... more

Laugardalslaug Swimming Pool

Laugardalslaug is the city’s largest pool with extensive facilities, located... more

Salalaug Swimming Pool

The main pool is 25x15m and a smaller indoor pool is shallow and warm - perfect... more

Kopavogur Swimming Pool

Sundlaug Kopavogs located in the west side of Kopavogur is one of the largest... more

Asvallalaug Swimming Pool

One of the largest swimming pool facilities in Iceland (6000m2)  Offers 50m... more

Alftanes Swimming Pool

The Alftanes Swimming pool offers a 24m outdoor pool and 12x8m  indoor pool in... more

Gullfoss-Geysir (The Golden Circle) – In One or Two Days.

CAR RENTAL STOP OVER Gullfoss-Geysir ( The Golden Circle) one or two... more

Hafnarfjordur Swimming pool

This is the oldest Swimming pool in Hafnarfjordur and was opened in 1943 The... more

Sudurbaejarlaug Swimming Pool

Sudurbaearlaug is a public swimming pool in Hafnarfjordur The facilities offer... more

Vogar Swimming Pool

The Vogar public swimming pool opened in 1994  The facilities offer a 16 x 8 m... more

Is Iceland to Cold to Grow Forests?

Among the first things that visitors to Iceland usually notice are that it is... more

Gardur Swimming Pool

The Gardur public swimming pool is a part of a public sports center and offers... more

Grindavik Swimming Pool

The Grindavik public swimming pool opened in 1994  The facilities offer a 25 x... more

Sandgerdi Swimming Pool

This public swimming pool is located at sport centre in Town of Sandgerdi on... more

Icelandic Forest Research HQ

At Mógilsá, 21 km from Reykjavík Centre Around the research station you... more

Vatnshorn native birchwoods

(30 km SE of Borgarnes, partly difficult road) The tallest growing natural... more

Tumastaðir Forest

(9 km E of Hvolsvöllur, road 261) Varied forest with open areas and easy... more

Thorsmork Native Birchwoods

Spectacular nature reserve with varied landscapes and expanding birchwoods The... more

Thjorsardalur Forest

Ideal forest area for outdoor activities and recreation A variety of forest... more

Historical Pine Grove at Thingvellir

At the UNESCO Heritage Site Þingvellir you will find the historical pine... more

Kirkjubaejarklaustur Grove

The forest at Kirkjubaejarklaustur was planted by the families at... more

Mulakot Arboretum

In Mulakot you will find a nice arboretum with rare species Spectacular scenery... more

Laugarvatn Forest

Considerable forest area, nice mixture of birch shrubs and planted tree... more

Haukadalur Forest

Interesting recreation forest with marked hiking trails and a path specially... more

Alftavatn Restaurant – Volcano Huts

The Volcano Huts have now opened a restaurant by the Alftavatn lake on the... more

Gilsfjordur Ogres

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

Asbjarnarvotn Lakes

These lakes are within the District Skagafjordur They are situated a short... more

Hiking in Skaftafell National Park

Skaftafell offers a range of hiking possibilities for experienced hikers as... more

Djupa River

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

Hiking Around Reykjavik

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

Burfell Trail

This symmetrical slag crater is located near Mt Helgafell, about 7,5 km from... more

Hiking Trails Around Mt. Hengill

Hiking Trails in Mt Hengill... more

Mts Blafjoll

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

Bus Schedule: KLAUSTUR-LAKI

BUY TICKETS ONLINE NOW! Direct from Supplier - No Additional Fees Please note... more

Ljosavatn

Ljosavatn is a lake, farm and a church site in Pass Ljosavatnsskard near the... more

PLAN YOUR OWN TOUR TO THORSMORK

Experience The Fimmvorduhals Hike in One or Two Days This could be the idea... more

Lava Beach ATV Tour & Blue Lagoon

Before the ATV tour starts, you will be picked up at your accommodation in... more

Panorama ATV Tour & Blue Lagoon

Before the ATV tour starts, you will be picked up at your accommodation in... more

Hofdabrekku Joka – Ghost Story

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

Birds of the Southwest

In the capital and its vicinity, there are several good places for observing... more

Skalholt

Contact... more

Excursion Bus to Landmannalaugar

Rambling lava fields, mountain lakes & soothing hot... more

Hop On – Hop Off City Sightseeing

Explore Reykjavík Take a bus tour with City Sightseeing and explore... more

The Golden Circle & Fontana Wellness

Experience the beauty and wellness of Iceland This amazing day tour takes you... more

Gullfoss, Geysir & Langjökull Snowmobiling

Feel the freedom on top of a glacier This tour combines the widely popular... more

Reykjavík – Blue Lagoon including admission

One of the wonders of the world Spoil yourself by bathing in the famous Blue... more

The Golden Circle Tour

Iceland's most stunning sights The Golden Circle tour allows you to visit some... more

Vogar – Njardvik Hike

An ancient route through the Reidskard Pass over the Vogastapi Headland and... more

Hiking Mt.Keilir

The usual route is to walk to the mountain from the north of Oddafell, but it... more

Hiking Trails – Reykjanes Peninsula

Find your own Hiking Challenge in the Reykjanes Area As The Reykjanes Peninsula... more

Hiking in Akureyri Area

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

Kleifarvatn Lake

About Kleifarvatn Lake Kleifarvatn is the largest lake of the Reykjanes... more

Hvalvatn Lake

About Hvalvatn Lake Lake Hvalvatn has an area of 4,1 km², it reaches a depth... more

Svinavatn Lake

About Svinavatn Lake Lake Svinavatn has an area of 12 km² It is situated 123... more

Apavatn Lake

About Apavatn Lake Lake Apavatn has an area of 14 km² The catch consists of... more

Skorradalsvatn Lake

About Skorradalsvatn Lake Lake Skorradalsvatn has an area of 14,7 km² It is... more

Myvatn Lake

Lake Myvatn has an area of 36,5 km² It is situated 277 m above sea level and... more

Thorisvatn Lake

About Thorisvatn Lake This lake was the second largest natural lake of the... more

Landmannalaugar – Alftavatn Hike

1 day: Landmannalaugar-Hrafntinnusker Distance 12 km, estimated walking time 4... more

Alftavatn – Emstrur – Thorsmork Hike

About Alftavatn-Emstrur-Thorsmork Hiking Trail 1 day: Álftavatn - Emstrur... more

Hiking Trails Kverkfjoll – Hvannalindir

Hiking Trails in Kverkfjoll - Hvannalindir Area Changeable weather conditions,... more

Mts. Lindafjoll – Mt. Rifnihnjukur – Mts. Upptyppingar Hike

The trail from the Sigurdarskali hut to the bridge across Jokulsa a Fjollum... more

Hvannalindir Area – River Lindaa – Krikatjorn Pond Hike

From the ruins in Hvannalindir a longer hiking trail is available along the... more

Hvannalindir – Ruins of the Outlaw Lair – Hill Lindakeilir Hike

The parking area is within a short walking distance from the Lindahraun lava... more

Skarphedin’s Peak – Kverk Pass – Hut Sigurdarskali Hike

From The Icelandic Glaciological Society’s hut it is possible to walk... more

Hvannalindir – Kreppuhryggur Ridge – Krepputhrong Narrow Hike

A road lies from the Kverkfjoll route in the Hvannalindir area southeast to a... more

Western Kverkfjoll Mountains Hike

The tour starts from the hut Sigurdarskali, heading toward the Kverkjokull... more

Through Eastern Kverkfjallarani to Ravine Hveragil Hike

From the Hvannalindir area, a 38-kilometre jeep track extends from the... more

Hut Sigurdarskali – Kverkjokull Glacier Ice Cave Hike

The distance from the Sigurdarskali hut to the edge of the Kverkjokull... more

Sigurdarskali -Mt Virkisfell – Mt Biskupsfell Hike

Begin the tour by heading north to Mt Virkisfell (1108 m) Mt Biskupsfell (1240... more

Hut Sigurdarskali – Kverkfjallarani – Ravine Hveragil Hike

The tour follows route 2 over a rocky terrain, and then runs twelve km east... more

Borgarfjordur – Breidavik via Gagnheidi

An easy walk, mostly on a good jeep track, an earlier main connection road... more

Borgarfjordur – Brunavik across Brunavik Pass (400m)

This trail takes you from Borgarfjordur to Brunavik across the Brunavik Pass... more

Borgarfjordur – Brunavik pass Hofstrandarskard (321m)

This trail takes you from Borgarfjordur to Brunavik across pass... more

Eyjafjardara River

About Eyjafjardara River This river runs through the long Eyjafjord valley... more

Holsa River

About Holsa River This spring fed river was called Djupa (The Deep River) in... more

Vididalsa, Fitja

About Vididalsa This is one of the top rivers, producing a thousand salmon in... more

Reykjavik-Landmannalaugar-Reykjavik CD Guided Tours

Details From Reykjavik via Hveragerdi, Selfoss and Hella, through the... more

Olfusa River

About River Olfusa Rivers Hvita and Sog change names after their confluence... 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

Vatnsdalsa River – Westfjords

About Vatnsdalsa This river spills into the bay Vatnsfiord in the Northwest It... more

Vatnsdalsa River

About Vatnsdalsa The main section is a six rod fishery and the only river with... more

Ulfljotsvatn

During the period 1929-1933 the Reykjavik Electric Authority (now Municipal... more

Vikur Hiking Trails – Borgarfjordur East

Viknaslod Hiking Trails Borgarfjordur - Brunavik Borgarfjordur - Brunavik... more

Raudanes Hike

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

Grimsstadir a Fjollum

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

Videy Hike

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

Oskjuhlid Hike

Oskjuhlid Hike The hill Oskjuhlid is an important link in the chain of open... more

Ellidaardalur Hike

The Ellidaar-valley is one of the most interesting recreational areas of the... more

Ellidavatn Hike

Lake Ellidavatn is among the many lakes within the capital area Its surface... more

Raudholar – All Year Hiking Trip

Raudholar are the remainder of a cluster of pseudo craters within the... more

Hiking Nyidalur

Nýidalur hut– Evening stroll with the park ranger Daily at 2030 The park... more

Snaefell to Lonsoraefi Hike

Distances: Snaefell - Geithellnar about 100 km Snaefell - Thorisdalur about 80... more

Hiking Trails Kverkfjoll and Hvannalindir

Hiking Trail Suggestions 1 Hut Sigurdarskali - Ice Cave The distance from the... more

Askja Trail: Hike from Herdubreidalindir to Svartarkot

The walking distance is about 100 km The only major obstacle is the shortage of... more

Mt. Esja Hike

Mt Esja is the most prominent mountain within the capital area after the... more

Hiking in Hveragerdi

Number of hiking trails are available at Hveragerdi area 1-4 hours There are... more

Reykjavegur Hike

The Reykjavegur hiking trail is divided into a few easy stages and at the end... more

Holaskjol to Hvanngil Hike

This spectacular hiking trail and bridle path winds between mountains and... more

Hiking Hveravellir to Hvitarnes

The hiking distance is 42 - 44 km At the starting or finishing point,... more

Hellismannaleid Hike – Landmannalaugar to Rjupnavellir and Leirubakki Farm

The total hiking distance comprises about 55 kilometres, which can be divided... more

Hiking trail Holaskjol to Thorsmork Hike

This spectacular hiking trail and bridle path winds between mountains and... more

Fimmvorduhals Hike – Skogar to Thorsmork

The distance between Skogar and Thorsmork (Basar) is about 25 km Hikers en... more

Laugavegur Hike – Guided tour

About Laugavegur hike - from Landmannalaugar to Thorsmork The total hiking... more

Holmatungur

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

Holsfjoll

About Holsfjoll Holsfjoll, or Fjallasveit, is the name of the area to the east... more

Hvanngil

Hvanngil The new Hvanngil Hut offers sleeping bag accommodations for 60 people... more

Isholsvatn

About Isholsvatn Lake Isholsvatn has an area of 5,2 km² It is 5 km long, 39 m... more

Grimsvotn Central Volcano

Grimsvotn, under the centre of the Vatnajokull Ice Cap, is a large central... more

Gljufurleit

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

Fremrinamur Geothermal Area

About Fremrinamur Fremrinamur is a high temperature area on the shield volcano... more

Kidagil

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

Hiking in Laki, Lakagigar

This part of the Interior offers clear trails to follow, so it mostly depends... more

Langisjor

This lake is about 20 km long and up to 2 km wide and it extends almost up to... more

Sveinagja

About Sveinagja Sveinagja is a volcanic fissure and a fault in the eastern... more

Veidivotn Lakes

Veidivotn Lakes This part of the country is among the youngest (1477) and... more

Lake Alftavatn

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

Oraefajokull Glacier (PEAK HVANNADALSHNJUKUR)

Oraefajokull is the highest mountain of the country, 2,110 m, and stretches to... 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

Leirubakki Farm

Leirubakki is an old farm site occupied since soon after the first years of the... more

Gunnarsholt Farm

About Gunnarsholt Gunnarsholt was named after Gunnar Baugson, grandfather... more

Floi Nature Reserve

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

Ingolfsfjall

About Ingolfsfjall Mt Ingolfsfjall (551m) is a steep sloped hyaloclastite... more

Hiking in Reykjafjordur Nyrdri

Mt Geirolfsgnupur is a challenge on a fine day The view from up there is... more

Hiking in Lonafjordur

An old route lie from Cove Midkjos through the Snoka Pass to Valley... more

Hiking in Hrafnfjordur

A hiking trail across the Skorarheidi Moorland to the Furufiord Bay lies along... more

Hiking in Hloduvik

The hiking trail between the coves Hloduvik and Haelavik crosses the very steep... more

Hiking in Hesteyri

From Hesteyri over the Kjaransvik Pass The route lies along the edge of... more

Hiking in Fljotavik

Hiking in Fljotavik This abandoned part of the country is among the most... more

Hiking routes in Bolungarvik in Hornstrandir

Above the abandoned farm Bolungarvikursel is a route through the... more

Hiking Tharalatursfjordur

Hiking Tharalatursfjordur A walk along the bay via Tharalatursnes to the... more

Hiking trails in National Park Snaefellsjokull

The main hiking routes in the Nature Reserves are marked Organized walking... more

Hiking in Arnarstapi

The main hiking routes in the Nature Reserves are marked Organized walking... more

Hiking in Hellnar

Hellnar - Arnarstapi The lava field between Arnarstapi and Hellnar, all the way... more

Hiking in Bifrost

There are interesting hiking trails all over the area, along the fine salmon... more

Hiking in Hallmundarhraun

Vidgelmir is among the longest and largest lava caves of the world (1585... more

Hiking in Thorsmork

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

Hiking in Thingvellir

The main ancient approaches of the Parliamentary Plains and the first National... more

Hiking in the Capital Region

There are plenty of hiking trails around Reykjavik, the most popular ones being... more

Grindavik

Grindavík is one of the most important fishing towns of Iceland Tourism plays... more

Hvolsvollur

About Hvolsvollur The small town Hvolsvollur, one of the few inland located... more

Selfoss

The town Selfoss started developing in 1891, when a suspension bridge was built... more

Vopnafjordur

The name Vopnafjordur applies to a bay in the northeast and a village on it,... more

Geitland

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

Jokulhals Mountain Pass – Snaefellsjokull

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

Haukadalur

Haukadalur This valley is carved into the mountains on the southern side of... more

Tharalatursfjordur

About Tharalatursfjordur This bay is between the peninsulas Furufjardarnupur... more

Fljotavik

About Fljotavík This is a wide cove between the mountains Hvesta and Kogur in... more