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Seals at Illugastadir (Illugastaðir)
Seals at Illugastadir (Illugastaðir)

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Before visiting the seal colonies, you may like to take a look at the informative Selasetur (Seal Centre) exhibition at Hvammstangi village. To visit observe the seals, take road 711 and 15km north...



Laxa (Laxá) River
Laxa (Laxá) River

No marker available. Laxá í Aðaldal, Iceland, Mývatn

Laxa is a common name for salmon fishing rivers in Iceland. One of the largest and most beautiful rivers to bear the name is the Laxa at Lake Myvatn. On the west corner of the lake, you can draw off t...



Myvatn (Mývatn) Bird Watching
Myvatn (Mývatn) Bird Watching

No marker available. Skútustaðir, Iceland, Skútustaðir

Lake Myvatn and its surrounds are a birding hot spot with around 60 species including 13 species of duck of which tufted duck, scaup and wigeon are most numerous.  Most of the birds seen at the lak...



Namafjall (Námafjall)- Boiling Mud Pools
Namafjall (Námafjall)- Boiling Mud Pools

No marker available. Namaskardh, Iceland, Mývatn

Hverarond is a geothermal area at the foot of the ochre and beige colored mountain, Namafjall. One of Iceland's most colorful and accessible geothermal areas, it is located 3km from the village of Rey...



Sigurgeir’s Bird Museum at Mývatn
Sigurgeir’s Bird Museum at Mývatn

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Probably Iceland’s best known stuffed bird collection can be found at Sigurgeir’s Bird Museum at Lake Mývatn. Even if you're not a fan of stuffed birds, the museum has other interesting exhibits,...



Hraunhafnartangi
Hraunhafnartangi

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If you like nature-filled tundra, visit Hraunhafnartangi, near the tip of Melrakkaslétta peninsula. In the breeding season, birds throng the air and nest among the many small ponds. Sited just off roa...



Husey (Husavik) Seal Watching
Husey (Husavik) Seal Watching

No marker available. , Egilsstadir

Take a detour off road 1 onto Hróarstunguvegur, road 925 and head north along the river bank. The road becomes 926 before Húsey farm.  The view is superb and you may encounter reindeer near the farm....



Day tours from Akureyri
Day tours from Akureyri

No marker available. Kaupvangsstræti 4, Akureyri, Iceland, Akureyri

Excursion provided by Saga Travel Guided day tours, Jeep and Superjeep excursions from Akureyri. To make a booking please contact Saga Travel as follows: Tel: (+354) 558 8888  www.sagatrav...



Saurbaer Church (Saurbæjarkirkja)
Saurbaer Church (Saurbæjarkirkja)

No marker available. Eyjafjarðarbraut Vestri, Iceland, Eyjafjarðasveit

Saurbaejarkirkja is a tiny turf-roofed church located deep in a fertile valley 31km south of Akureyri.  Built in 1858, the church is typical of the style of that region in that it does not have a bell...



Thingeyrakirkja – The Church At Þingeyrar
Thingeyrakirkja – The Church At Þingeyrar

No marker available. Blönduós, Iceland, Blönduós

The church at Thingeyrar is one of the most important Icelandic churches. It was built of stone in Romanesque style and consecrated 1877. The church possesses many costly treasures. The oldest object...



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