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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


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


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


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


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


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




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

Golf South Iceland

The Golf Courses in South Iceland The Icelanders have played the game since... more

Angling Kirkjubaejarklaustur

During your stay at Kirkjubaejarklaustur you should try angling in the rivers... 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

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

Hiking in Skaftafell National Park

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


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

Reykjavik 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

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

Holsa River

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

Heimaey Island

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

Reykjavik-Landmannalaugar-Reykjavik CD Guided Tours

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

Rjukandi Power Plant

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

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


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


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


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

Floi Nature Reserve

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


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


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


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


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


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