Suður-Þingeyjarsÿsla Travel Guide

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  • The geothermal area behind Stóra-Víti...

    Mÿvatn Things to Do

    There is a trail by Stóra Víti crater leading to a beautiful geothermal area east and north of the crater.The trail starts on the rim of the crater and being there in strong winds is not recommended. We don´t by any means want to fall into the lake in the crater. The hike is ca 40 minutes depending on how slow or fast people walk. It is beautiful,...

  • Hotel Reykjahlid

    Mÿvatn Hotels

    Beautiful hotel situate in the middle of the Reykjahlid, this hotel has got only 9 rooms with...

  • Don´t go off the trails in the...

    Mÿvatn Warnings and Dangers

    There is a beautiful geothermal area east and north of Stóra Víti crater Stóra Víti crater and there is a lovely hike through this area. Please stay on the trails here as these geothermal areas are dangerous and the water here is boiling hot. Especially north of the crater there is such a beautiful geothermal area where the colours are out of this...



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    Hùsavík Restaurants

    Kofinn isn't that special, but it gives you the true idea of being in Iceland. It's basically just a little service hut and a little terrace with a view over the harbour watching the whale watching boats return. They serve traditional 'pylsur' (Icelandic hotdogs, in all kind of varieties) and there is stockfish hanging out drying. Good coffee too....

  • Fosshotel Husavik

    Hùsavík Hotels

    Ketilsbraut 22, Husavík, 640, Iceland

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Whale watching!

    Hùsavík Things to Do

    Húsavík is the centre of whale watching in Iceland. There are several companies organising tours. We went on board with 'Gentle Giants' a reputable company as it turned out.Gentle Giants claim to have a success rate of about 97%, meaning that it is as good as certain that you will actually see whales. We were not disappointed. We had really close...



See all 10 Hjaltadalur Tips
  • The History of the Bishops at Hólar...

    Hjaltadalur Things to Do

    At Hólar there is both an exhibition on archaeology and the bishops at Hólar. The walls of the gymnasium are covered with big information signs on bishop at Hólar. A really interesting exhibition, especially for us Icelanders who learnt about these bishops in school.This exhibition was opened in 2006 and tells us about the history of the many...

  • Hólakirkja Cathedral at Hólar in...

    Hjaltadalur Things to Do

    There has been a church at Hólar since the 11th century but the current church was raised in 1763 and is one of the oldest stone-churches in Iceland. It is red and the red stones come from the mountain above Hólar.The first bishop at Hólar was Jón Ögmundsson helgi "the holy" - but the best known are Guðmundur góði Arason, Guðbrandur Þorláksson, who...

  • The church tower.

    Hjaltadalur Things to Do

    The church tower at Hólar is what makes Hólar so destinct in my eyes.It is a memorial for Jón Arason, the last Catholic bishop in Iceland. The tower stands by the cathedral. It is 27 meters high and here Jón Arason is buried. The tower was consecrated on the 13th of August 1950, to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Jón Arason.Hróbjartur Jónasson...


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