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Day Trip to Lake Mývatn and Powerful Dettifoss from Akureyri
"First we drive along the coast of Eyjafjordur. We begin by stopping at Goðafoss one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Iceland on our way to Dettifoss and lake Mývatn. The lake was created by a large basaltic lava eruption 2300 years ago and the surrounding landscape is dominated by volcanic landforms including lava pillars and rootless vents. We will stop at the hot spring area at Hverarönd in Námaskarð. Then it comes to one of the most powerful waterfall in Europe Dettifoss. On the way back we come to the unique lava formations of Dimmuborgir which are among the most popular tourist attractions in the Myvatn area and also in Skútustaðagígar (pseudo crater area). Our last stop is in Eyjafjordur where you can see ov""
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Day Trip to Lake Mývatn And The Nature Baths from Akureyri
"First we drive along the coast of Eyjafjordur one of the longest fjords in Iceland. We begin by stopping at Goðafoss waterfall one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Iceland on our way to Lake Mývatn. The lake was created by a large basaltic lava eruption 2300 years ago and the surrounding landscape is dominated by volcanic landforms including lava pillars and rootless vents. We stop in the Nature baths where you get the chance to relax in the steam baths and bathe in the geothermal water. You can also take a massage in the baths. On the way back we come to the unique lava formations we stop also in Skútustaðagígar (pseudo crater area). Our last stop is in Eyjafjordur where you can see over the fjord to Akureyri and take a great photo shot."
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Reykjanes Peninsula Private Tour from Reykjavik
"First we visit Grindavik one of Iceland’s fishing villages where a visit to the “Saltfisksetrid” Museum is optional. Then we drive to the west along southern Reykjanes peninsula past Gunnuhver where we will observe active geothermal areas. Next the tour leads to the country’s oldest lighthouse “Reykjanesviti” where spectacular birdlife can be viewed. On a clear day you can see the small island of Eldey about 10 miles from the shore (16 km). At the next stop is
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Iceland

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Graffiti area

There was an area between Lagavegur and Hverfisgata which was covered in pretty artistic graffiti. It is allowed to graffiti here in the hope it will cut down graffiti elsewhere. There was music here...
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Blue Lagoon

BLUE LAGOON: Formed by accident when condense steam from the power station was released into the lava field (to disappear) but the mineral solution made the lava watertight instead. Having been...
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Kopavogur Church

We stopped off to look at this odd looking church in Kopavogur. The number one bus from Hafnarfjordur to Reykjavik passes it. We noticed it from our bus journeys and were quite intrigued by its shape...
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Light on South Breakwater at Ingólfsgarður

This lighthouse-like construction serves as the south beacon for the entrance to the harbor that is closest to downtown Reykjavik. The breakwater extends north from the mainland just east of the huge...
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Shopping

Something you can't miss in Reykjavik is one of their specialities - woollen knitwear (for example sweaters, cardigans, hats and mittens). They are of great quality but reasonable price. For example,...
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Perlan

The Pearl is quite an unusual structure. A restaurant is found housed on top of these large tanks that hold (or held) geothermally heated water. The restaurant here is very expensive so we didn't eat...
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Museums & Galleries

Well if you're in Reykjavik, why not have at look at the world's only *** museum? In an alley in the main shopping street Laugavegur Sigurdur Hjartason has found a very unusual way to attract...
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Gamla Laugin - The secret lagoon

Forget the blue lagoon this was a top experience. Our hotel receptionist suggested this to us and we were so glad she did, the pool is completely natural and is the oldest swimming pool in Iceland. I...
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kat-m
Jan 20, 2016

Driving to the Northern Westfjords

Iceland's most northerly region is truly off the beaten path. Head northeast from Reykjavik on the Ring Road (Rt 1) until you reach an exit for Rt 60 which heads directly north to the town of...
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Neurolove
Nov 11, 2011

Siglufjörður

At the very tip of the Tröllaskagi peninsula in the North of the country you will reach Siglufjörður, a small fishing town that is very scenically wedged between the fjord and the foot of the...
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Krumel
Sep 11, 2011

Tröllaskagi Peninsula

For a daytour with some spectacular scenery you can drive around the Tröllaskagi Peninsula north of Akureyri.The drive hugs the coastline, and you get great views across Skagafjördur and to the little...
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Krumel
Sep 11, 2011

Go and have fun on snowmobile or 4x4 motor bikes

This is a good way to have fun and lots of it.You can choose between snowmobile in summer up on the glacier winter where ever the snow is or 4x4 motorbikes going down to the black beach at Myrdalur...
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dassi
Apr 04, 2011

A Hot Beach!

Actually, I'd really describe it as a lukewarm beach. We decided to go hiking one afternoon and followed trails down the hill, through the forest surrounding the Perlan. This took us out to several...
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caslu
Apr 04, 2011

Skogafoss

Where?Skogafoss is in the south of Iceland. Unless you have a rental car, best bet to visit it is a tour of South-West Iceland from Reykjavik in either bus or a superjeep (which is what I...
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Maria81
Jan 10, 2010

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Top Things to Do in Iceland

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Blue Lagoon

It was August, it was +6 and rain, and we were sitting neck-deep in Blue Lagoon in the water +38 and even the cold rain, which was falling on our heads didn`t bother us. The experience is...
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Stykkisholmur Swimming Pool

As in every town in Iceland there is a good swimming pool in Stykkishólmur. What is special about this swimming pool though is that the water in the pool has been certified by Institut Fresenius,...
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Haukadalsskógur (Haukadalur forest)

Haukadalur used to be a large farm. It was the home of several local leaders. Nowadays the Icelandic “Forestry Service and the State Soil Conservation Service” has it’s headquarters there. After the...
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Vatnshellir cave

There are endless interesting and beautiful sights on the Snæfellsnes peninsula and I am always finding "new" places to visit there. On my last visit I visited the colourful lava tube cave,...
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Þorvaldseyri farm

There is a big farm, Þorvaldseyri farm, in South-Iceland in an area we call "Undir Eyjafjöllum" or beneath the Eyjafjöll mountains. It got hit very hard by the volcanic eruption in Eyjafjallajökull,...
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Vidistadatun Sculpture Park

We loved this great little Viking play park in the sculpture park. I think it is a lovely idea to have all the play things in traditional Viking style. It exposes children to traditional art and also...
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"ICELAND - THE LAND OF ICE AND FIRE."
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"From Seyðisfjörður to Seyðisfjörður"
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"Incredible ICELAND"
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"Surprising Iceland!"
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"A land of Fire, water and ice!"
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