Austur-Skaftafellssÿsla Travel Guide

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Jökulsárgljùfur

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Höfn

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  • The harbour

    Höfn Things to Do

    Hofn this is a very little town of Iceland but they have a very nice harbor, walking around here in the evening is ideal if you like to have photos from the harbor Also one of the most important harbors for lobster fishing in Iceland and most of the restaurants in town serve lobster dishes as the local specialty

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  • Youth Hostel Nyibaer

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    It's a youth hostel and it's clean. No luxury rooms at all and with or without private facilities....

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  • Amphibian Boat Tours

    Höfn Things to Do

    To view the whole thing up close to the glacial lagoon, take the "Amphibious vehicle ", tour runs a bit in the area around, and then dive into the lagoon and float During the ice floes there is a mysterious kind of serenity, the heavy ice blocks appear to move on the flow in the more slowlyLook like the ice dance , with some hard floes collide with...

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Skaftafell

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  • Lambhagi "Lamb pastures" in Skaftafell.

    Skaftafell Things to Do

    Now this is a beautiful spot in Skaftafell. In the olden days until 1900 ewes were milked by the farmers. Their lambs were kept here in Lambhagi overnight as the ewes were milked in the mornings. After the milking the ewes and the lambs were reunited.This is such a lovely spot and imagining it being crowded by lambs makes it even more special. The...

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  • Svartifoss waterfall - the Black falls.

    Skaftafell Things to Do

    Svartifoss is situated in Skaftafell in S-Iceland. At the Visitor centre you can get information on how to get to Svartifoss waterfall. It is 1,5 kilometres from the Visitor centre, uphill and on the way to Svartifoss you come across 2 other waterfalls Þjófafoss (Thieves' fall) and Hundafoss (Dogs´fall). The hike is ca 90 minutes back and forth...

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  • Skaftafellsjökull glacier.

    Skaftafell Things to Do

    Skaftafellsjökull - glacier is located in Skaftafell national park. From the Visitor Centre at Skaftafell there is an hour's hike back and forth to the glacier. Dress warmly as the temperature drops when you get close to the glacier. Don't get too close though and never go on the glacier unaccompanied. In front of the glacier there used to be...

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Jökulsárgljùfur

  • Ásbyrgi - Botnstjörn pond.

    Jökulsárgljùfur Things to Do

    There are several hiking trails in Ásbyrgi, one leading to the breathtaking Botnstjörn pond. It is 3,6 km one way, but a very lovely easy walk by the cliff face, where you can see various formations, some of them looking like faces. The walk also takes you through a small forest. Indeed a very lovely walk. I can tell you that in my eyes this pond...

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  • The route to Dettifoss and Selfoss.

    Jökulsárgljùfur Things to Do

    When visiting Dettifoss from the west side from road 862, one drives 20 km on that very good paved road and there is a big paved parking lot there now.There is a 15 minutes walk down to Dettifoss from the parking lot. It is a very easy walk and there are some lovely rock formations there. Dettifoss is then on your left hand side. And there is a...

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  • Dettifoss waterfall - Europe´s most...

    Jökulsárgljùfur Things to Do

    Dettifoss is Europes most powerful waterfall and has got the wow factor big time. It has a flow of 193 m3/s. It is 45 meters high and 100 meters wide.Dettifoss is situated in Jökulsá á Fjöllum, which is a glacial river, and the second longest river in Iceland. The water in glacial rivers is milky white and greyish - and icecold, so lets be careful...

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