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Grimsey (Grímsey) Puffin Island
Grimsey (Grímsey) Puffin Island

No marker available. Grímsey, Iceland, Grímsey

Don’t miss the chance to visit Grimsey Island for a peek at the puffins. However, don't confuse this Grimsey with the island off the north coast of Iceland, which bears the same name! Legend has it...



Dalvik (Dalvík) Fishing Town
Dalvik (Dalvík) Fishing Town

No marker available. Dalvik, Iceland, Dalvik

Dalvik is a town with an important fishing heritage due to its proximity to rich fishing grounds offshore. Visitors are struck by its spectacular setting on the shore of Eyjafjordur, the longest fjord...



Hauganes Village
Hauganes Village

No marker available. Hauganes, Iceland, Hauganes

Hauganes is a small village of 140 inhabitants situated just south of Arskogssandur. This fishing village produces salted cod at the Ekta Fiskur fish processing company. Whale Watching Hauganes off...



Husavik (Húsavík) Town
Husavik (Húsavík) Town

No marker available. Húsavík, Iceland, Húsavík

Husavik is an attractive town known for its excellent whale watching opportunities. Visit the informative Whale Centre by the harbor before you set off on a whale watching boat excursion with North Sa...



Godafoss (Goðafoss) Waterfall
Godafoss (Goðafoss) Waterfall

No marker available. Goðafoss Waterfall, Iceland, Húsavík

Godafoss, the ‘waterfall of the gods’, is remarkable for its symmetry. It can be viewed from both sides of the river, each giving a different perspective on the falls. The access path from the car par...



Laugar village
Laugar village

No marker available. Þingeyjarsveit, Iceland, Þingeyjarsveit

Laugar, meaning ‘hot springs’ is a small community in Reykjadalur, which has sprung up around its geothermal activity and school. Most of the springs have been harnessed for space heating and greenhou...



Herdubreidarlindir (Herðubreiðarlindir) Oasis
Herdubreidarlindir (Herðubreiðarlindir) Oasis

No marker available. Iceland, Mývatn

Herdubreidarlindir, the springs of Herdubreid, is a small nature reserve located in the middle of Iceland's central lava and ash desert. The name comes from the freshwater springs that emerge from und...



Krafla Volcano
Krafla Volcano

No marker available. Krafla, Iceland, kopasker

The Krafla central volcano has been responsible for the volcanic activity in the area around Myvatn, from numerous fissure eruptions. There have been two bouts of activity since the settlement of t...



Lake Myvatn (Mývatn)
Lake Myvatn (Mývatn)

No marker available. Mývatn, Iceland, Mývatn

Lake Myvatn in the north of Iceland defines awe and wander through the sheer variety of amazing natural features it showcases. In its often eerie and mysterious surrounds, the landscape has been shape...



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...