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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...



Melrakkasletta (Melrakkaslétta) Plain
Melrakkasletta (Melrakkaslétta) Plain

No marker available. Raufarhöfn, Iceland, Raufarhöfn

Gravel road 870 traces the coast of Melrakkasletta, the sparsely inhabited peninsula between Raufarhofn and Kopasker.  At Hraunhafnartangi, you've reached Iceland´s northernmost point at 66°33”02” N,...



Thorshofn (Þórshöfn ) Village and Langanes Peninsula
Thorshofn (Þórshöfn ) Village and Langanes Peninsula

No marker available. Þórshöfn, Iceland, Þórshöfn

Remote Þorshofn, on Iceland’s northeast coast, sees little traffic and is occasionally cut off in winter by heavy snow, so best suited to a summer visit.  The fishing village (population 358) is th...



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...



Aldeyjarfoss
Aldeyjarfoss

No marker available. Sprengisandsleið, Iceland, Húsavík

If you are approaching from the north, you may already have seen Godafoss falls.   Sharing the same river but totally different in character, Aldeyjarfoss is a stunning 20m high waterfall situated...



Hrafnabjargafoss
Hrafnabjargafoss

No marker available. Iceland, Húsavík

Hrafnabjargafoss is located about 5km upstream from Aldeyjarfoss.  Once you pass Aldeyjarfoss, the road becomes the F26, a mountain road only accessible in summer to high clearance four-wheel drive ve...



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...



Hofdi (Höfði)
Hofdi (Höfði)

No marker available. Hofdi, Iceland, Mývatn

On the west shore of Lake Myvatn, Hofdi is a recreational forested area sited on a scenic peninsula jutting into the lake. There's a small car park by the entrance gate and you'll also find toilets th...



Hljodaklettar (Hljóðaklettar) Hike
Hljodaklettar (Hljóðaklettar) Hike

No marker available. Dettifossvegur, Iceland, Kópasker

Useful Information: pick up a map at the warden’s office in Asbyrgi or Vesturdalur.  Bring food and drink with you. Duration: 2-2.5 hours. Difficulty: fairly challenging circular walk on an uneven, ro...