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Mÿvatn

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Hjaltadalur

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Hùsavík

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Mÿvatn

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  • Úlfhildur the elf-queen at Mývatn.

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    I want to tell you a folklore about an elf-lady at Lake Mývatn way up in North-Iceland. Her name is "Úlfhildur álfkona" or Úlfhildur the elf-lady."Once upon a time there was a farmer on a farm, he lived north by Lake Mývatn. That lake is so big that the road around it is no less than 37,5 km (or what we call in Icelandic "þingmannaleið").It...

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  • Hotel Reykjahlid

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

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  • Lake Mývatn - an internationally...

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    Lake Mývatn is Iceland's 4th largest lake and was created in a basaltic lava eruption 2300 years ago and the surrounding landscape in the Mývatn area is extraordinary. There are so many wonderful lava formations in this area, including the lava pillars by and in Lake Mývatn.The lake is 36,5 km2, the depth is 3-3,3 meters and there are ca 40-50...

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Hjaltadalur

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  • The History of the Bishops at Hólar...

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    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...

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  • Hólakirkja Cathedral at Hólar in...

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    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...

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  • The church tower.

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    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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Hùsavík

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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....

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  • 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...

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