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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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Kortabók road atlas - great map

After driving for a day or 2, the roadmap we brought from home appeared not to be as useful as we hoped: there were too much icons/signs (waterfalls, campsites, ...) blocking the roads on our...
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jojes
Jun 14, 2016

Renting camping equipment in Iceland

I have often been asked where guests can rent camping equipment and such in Iceland. There is such a store in Reykjavík, where one can rent all kinds of camping equipment. It is called Iceland...
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Regina1965
Jun 02, 2016

GUIDEBOOK

IT IS USEFUL TO HAVE THE LONELY PLANET GUIDE BOOK TO ICELAND OR THE NEW CITY ONE TO REYKJAVIK, BUT THE TOURISM OFFICE ALSO HAS EXCELLENT BOOKLETS ON DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE COUNTRY THAT LIST...
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davidjo
Jul 29, 2015

Sneakers ain't good enough on lava

Bring your ankle high hiking boots with a fairly stiff outer sole if you intend to wander on trails and lava fields on Iceland. The lava might cut right through your light sneakers/sports shoes.You...
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Saagar
Jun 12, 2015

Packing List

Although warmer clothes are a definite must, don't hesitate to bring a bathing suit no mater what time of year you visit Iceland! The many natural hot springs feed public outdoor pools where the water...
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starship
Aug 18, 2014

Waterproof, Windproof, Layers

If you are doing a road trip and there are 3 or more people in the car, make sure you can fit everything inside a carry on case and a smaller bag. We probably could get by without the duffel had we...
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milliturtle
Feb 01, 2014
 
 
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Free books that come in handy

These small guidebooks come in very handy when travelling in Iceland.There are several editions on different parts of the country.The guidebooks give general information about the area as well as...
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jojes
May 06, 2013

Iceland Road Guide

This is a very detailed road guide with over 3.000 interesting places mentioned.We bought this book at home, but I've seen it widely sold in Iceland.The book is arranged according to the...
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jojes
Nov 30, 2012

More free stuff

If you don't want to invest money in buying roadmaps or guidebook, you can easliy get around with the free maps and brochures you can find almost everywhere.Some of this stuff cmes in quite...
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jojes
Nov 30, 2012

For winter

In April it was cold! Thermals were a definite as were waterproof outer clothing. Makes absolutely no mistake - the weather is unbelievably changeable and layers are the way forward. My children had...
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smirnofforiginal
Apr 27, 2011

before you fly to Iceland... at duty free

Iceland is exceptionally expensive when it comes to food and drink. I purchased a nice bottle of rum in duty free as I left the UK and then in Iceland I only had to purchase some coke. I was then...
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smirnofforiginal
Apr 27, 2011

Gas-containers we use for camping gas-cookers.

I add here a link to gas-containers we use in Iceland for camping gas-cookers/primus. You can buy these containers at the gas-stations all around the country. I add the link to our biggest...
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Regina1965
Jul 31, 2010

Weather in summer..

Jumpers are recommended as a precaution.Also, a lightweight waterproof can come in handy, as the weather is so changeable. August is the summer, but weather there can change suddenly.Definitely...
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Durfun
Feb 28, 2010

You will most likely need some of these items

- Sleeping bag: it might save you money if you bring your own bag, so that you won't have to pay for bed linen and/or eventually a cheaper room/bed rate. - Rain jacket- Warm, breathable clothes that...
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marielexoteria
May 19, 2008

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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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Blue Lagoon

In 2013 the Blue Lagoon Chill party went from being an exclusive and fun outdoor party in the lagoon with bands and DJs to an indoor venue. All those videos you see online of people dancing in the...
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"ICELAND - THE LAND OF ICE AND FIRE."
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JLBG

"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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