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Reykjanes Peninsula and Blue Lagoon Day Trip from Reykjavik
"After leaving the capital you'll start the day by heading for the Reykjanes Peninsula. The peninsula is almost completely covered with old lava flows you will see lava combs and craters of all sizes and shapes plus Iceland's famous tectonic plates.You'll then continue to the lighthouse on the westernmost tip of the peninsula and marvel at this area's rich birdlife. One of the world's biggest north gannet breeding colony is at Eldey Island where surf crashes against the beautiful basalt cliffs. It's a simply stunning sight!Travel to the famous Blue Lagoon for some well-earned relaxation. Once there you have many recreational options to choose from such as walking in the Blue Lagoon's spectacular surroundings bathing in the milky blue-green water
From EUR115.00
 
Reykjavik Super Saver: Blue Lagoon Round-Trip Transport plus Golden Circle Half Day Tour
"Blue LagoonThe Blue Lagoon is a unique geothermal spa in a lava field south of Reykjavik. You'll have 2 unguided hours here to do as you please. Perhaps you'll take a relaxing bath or massage in the milky blue-green water of the huge outdoor lagoon. and the sensation of lying in a warm outdoor spa surrounded by snowfields is uniquely relaxing.Choose from a regular bathing experience or upgrade to an exclusive bath for a touch of luxury. Swimming costumes towels and bath robes are available for hire (own expense). If you'd prefer not to bathe perhaps you'd like to take a walk in the Blue Lagoon's spectacular surroundings.Gulfoss and Geysir ExpressIn the afternoon the tour continues from Reykjavik with the Gulfoss and Geysir Express half-day trip. The tour begins with a visit to Thingvellir a geologically unique place where the American and Eurasian tectonic plates meet. The Icelandic parliament Alpingi was established here in 930 and in 2004 Thingvellir was added to UNESCO's World Heritage List.You will also see the majestic and beautiful waterfall Gullfoss
From EUR139.00
 
Blue Lagoon Spa with Roundtrip Transport from Reykjavik
"A visit of Iceland’s Blue Lagoon will leave you feeling refreshed and relaxed for the rest of your trip. If you’re looking for a unique blissful experience while in Reykjavik this is it. A geothermal spa in a lava field south of Reykjavik the Blue Lagoon is one of the most popular sites in Iceland. Its hot water which stays an inviting 96 to 102 degrees Fahrenheit (36 to 39 degrees Celsius) has been known to be wonderful for the skin.The Blue Lagoon's warm water and natural active ingredients (mineral salts silica and blue-green algae) soothe your body and de-stress your mind. The lagoon's white silica mud gently cleanses and exfoliates the skin and has a revitalizing effect. The blue-green algae nourishes and softens your skin
From EUR79.00

Most Viewed Things to Do in Stykkishólmur

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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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Library of Water

Situated in the lovely little town of Stykkishólmur is the Library of Water, which is nice place to spend a reflective hour. The library is made up of columns of water, taken from glaciers. There are...
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henry14
Jun 17, 2014

Bird life in Breiðafjarðareyjar islands.

The islands are thought to be countless or ca 2.500. And it is believed that 25% of all the shore-line in island is here in Breiðafjareyjar islands. The tide and down draft is higher here than in...
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Regina1965
Apr 14, 2014

Scallop shells.

When I visit Stykkishólmur I always go to a special place by the shore and collect some scallop shells, being wild about shells. It is behind the scallop factory. And the shore is covered in these...
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Regina1965
Feb 22, 2014

Eating freshly caught raw shellfish on Seatours.

Now, this is what some call the high-light of the Fantasy tour on Breiðafjarðareyjar islands :) - the throwing out of the net. This was actually quite exciting, 2 members of the crew threw a net into...
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Regina1965
Oct 07, 2011

The Hanging rock in Breiðafjarðar islands.

There were Vikings who lived on these islands to begin with and they were not the most peaceful of men. There is one rock in Breiðafjörður bay where people were hung and left to hang for months as a...
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Regina1965
Oct 07, 2011
 
 
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A fantastic boat trip around Breiðafjarðar islands

Now this is a trip not to be missed when visiting Stykkishólmur! This company, "Sæferðir" Seatours, offers various boat trips but I chose "Ævintýrasigling" or Adventure voyage - I liked the name of...
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Regina1965
Oct 07, 2011

The hiding place of Erik the Red (Eiríkur rauði).

Next to Dímonarklakkar by Öxney island is Eiríksvogur bay, where Erik the Red (Eiríkur rauði), hid and prepared his ship for his escape to Greenland. See my tip on Eiríksstaðir on my Iceland page,...
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Regina1965
Oct 07, 2011

Dimonarklakkar islands.

Dímonarklakkar islands are the highest ones of all of the Breiðafjörður islands. Small Klakkur (Litli klakkur) is 54 m high og Big Klakkur (Stóri klakkur) is 72 m high. They are so majestic hovering...
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Regina1965
Oct 07, 2011

Stykkishólmur - churches.

There is a very special church in Stykkishólmur which reminds one of a modern time sculpture. It was consecrated in 1990. Inside the church is the most beautiful altarpiece of St. Mary and Jesus, do...
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Regina1965
Oct 02, 2011

Súgandisey island.

Súgandisey is in Stykkishólmur harbour in Breiðafjörður and is a very beautiful cliff (it is actually an island) on which you can walk and get a magnificient view of the town of Stykkishómur and...
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Regina1965
Jan 03, 2011

Stykkishólmur - The Norwegian house - museum.

The Norwegian house is a very nice museum by the harbour in Stykkishólmur. It is the oldest house in Stykkishólmur built in 1832 and was the first two-storied home in Iceland and one of 3 biggest...
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Regina1965
Aug 23, 2008

Stykkishólmur - The Library of water.

The Library of water at Stykkishólmur is an extremely interesting and beautiful museum. It is situated on a hill with a stunning view of the harbour on one side and the town on the other side. The...
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Regina1965
Aug 22, 2008

spaceship church

This village is generally regarded as one of the most beautifully villages of Iceland. The combuination of the sea with it's many islands and the mountains is spectacular. However it is just a small...
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Jozzzef
Aug 29, 2004

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Borgarbraut 8, Stykkisholmur 340, Iceland
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"Stykkishólmur - Capital of Snæfellsnes peninsula."
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"One night on the Breidhafjord"
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"Sharrie's Stykkisholmur Birdwatching"
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