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Private South Shore Tour from Reykjavik
"On this tour of Iceland’s South Shore we travel from Reykjavik to the town of Vik.We stop at Skogarfoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls. We drive past Eyjafjallajokull volcano (remember 2010?). We visit the stunning black sand beaches and basalt co where we can see puffins. We also walk up to a glacier! We might add some stops and skip others on this tour depending on weather and the general mood in the car We stop along the way for lunch and snacks (not included).""""Join us on an excursion to the South of Iceland! A little bit of everything on this tour: Waterfalls glaciers black sand beaches
From EUR900.00
 
"Private Day Trip on the Icelandic South Coast from Reykjavik: Seljalandsfoss
Deriving Pleasure from the Picturesque Views of Icelandic South Coast"After being picked from your hotel in your private transport you will begin your tour to the east of Reykjavik in the region of South Iceland with your own private driver/guide. You will travel on the main road number 1 and pass the town of Selfoss Hella and Hvölsvöllur.Next you will come across Seljalandsfoss waterfall in Iceland which is among the most visited. This is an absolute must see and one can even walk behind the waterfall.Skogafoss is the next stop; you are not able to w the area and waterfall itself offers a special charm. The whole of this region is actually better recognized due to the Eyjafjallajökull volcano which erupted in 2010 and brought air traffic to a standstill in a lot of European countries.You willyou will be able to enjoy the view from the cliffs near the ocean and huge waves. Film makers used this beach as well as others which are similar
From $300.00
 
South Coast Volcano Private 4x4 Jeep Tour from Reykjavik
"This tour takes you to the diverse and exceptional landscape that the South of Iceland has to offer. We will drive past volcanoes to find splendid waterfalls and the dramatic rock formations and long stretch of black beaches that line the southern shore of Iceland at a comfortable pace. We have a “waterfall warm up” by taking our first stop at Urriðafoss also known as the trout waterfall. The waterfall is voluminous it falls down the margin of Þjórsárhraun lava field which is the greatest lava flow on earth since the Ice Age.We then hop back onto Highway 1 to continue our quest of spectacular waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss. Seljalandsfoss is just over 60m surrounded by beautiful cliffs and slopes. There is a footpath behind the waterfall where depending on road conditions we can actually take a walk behind the waterfall for a different view.Sko it boasts a width of 25m. On sunny days it’s not unusual to to see double rainbow through the spray created by the waterfall.We continue towards the east on the south coast to Dyrholaey
From EUR975.00

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The old turf church Saurbæjarkirkja in Eyjafjörður

In the innermost part of Eyjafjörður valley you can find Saurbæjarkirkja, one of 6 turf churches left in Iceland and the biggest one of the original turf churches. It was erected in 1858 by Einar...
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Jan 03, 2016

The Wishing well of unborn children.

There is a very lovely wishing well close to the Christmas House in Eyjafjörður. It is called The Wishing well of unborn children - in Icelandic "'Óskabrunnur ófæddra barna". On a sign there says:...
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Oct 01, 2010

The view platform in Eyjafjörður.

There is a lovely view platform opposite the ocean from Akureyri. Here you can see the whole Eyjafjordur fjord and the best view of Akureyri city. A highly recommended stop.In the summer time there...
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Aug 09, 2012

Laufás - turf-houses in North-Iceland.

Laufás turf-houses is a must visit in Iceland. Laufás was mentioned in the records from the settlement of Iceland way back in 874-930. It was rebuilt when Rev. Björn Halldórsson resided at Laufás in...
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Apr 12, 2014

Jólahúsið - The Christmas House in Eyjafjörður.

There is a lovely Christmas House in Hrafnagil in Eyjafjörður. It is a must visit while in this area. It is ever so lovely, like a magical world. Last time I visited it was in August and the...
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Apr 11, 2014

A boat-trip to Hrísey island.

Just outside of Dalvík village is Hrísey island called The Pearl of Eyjafjörður fjord. It is well worth the while taking the ferry across to the island while in this area.Hrísey island is the second...
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Apr 08, 2014
 
 
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The beautiful Grundarkirkja church in Eyjafjörður.

The church at Grund is ever so beautiful and different from most other churches in Iceland in that it has a lovely spear tower. And it is so lavish on the inside (seeing that it is a Lutheran church)....
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Jun 04, 2014

Munka-Þverá in Eyjafjörður.

At Munka-Þverá was a monestary for 306 years from 1155-1551, but in 1429 the monastery and the church burnt to the ground with a lot of valuables and 2 priests died. The current church at Munka-Þverá...
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Mar 23, 2012

The Icelandic Folk and Outsider Art Museum.

There is a delightful museum by Svalbarðseyri in N-Iceland called Safnasafnið in Icelandic or "The Icelandic folk and outsider art museum". It is the only museum in Iceland which collects folk and...
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Apr 11, 2014

Grenivík village.

Grenivik is a village in the east part of Eyjafjörður. The inhabitants are 272. The lovely church in Grenivik dates back to 1886.As in all the towns in Iceland there is a museum here,...
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Aug 09, 2012

Hauganes village.

Hauganes village lies next to Árskógsströnd from where the ferry to Hrísey leaves. It is a small village with less than 200 inhabitants. Again here life revolves around fishing.My grandmother's sister...
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Nov 04, 2013

The World´s largest calendar?

In the tower by the Christmas House is probably "heimsins stærsta dagatal" or the World´s largest calendar.It is so lovely visiting it. Inside the tower is painted in beautiful colours and there are...
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Apr 11, 2014

Möðruvellir and Nonni

Pater Jón Sveinsson (1857-1944), Nonni, the author of the Nonnabækur books, was born at Möðruvellir in Hörgárdalur. Nonni moved to Akureyri town in 1865, when he was 8 years old. Nonni's father died...
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May 28, 2014

The historical Gásir - Medieval Trading Place.

Gásir is a very special place in Eyjafjörður fjord. There used to be a trading place here in the Middle Ages. Gásir is quite unique as it is the only place where so many antiquities from a trading...
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Apr 09, 2014

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