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Borgarvirki viewpoint
Borgarvirki viewpoint

No marker available. 717, Iceland, Hvammstangi

Meaning ‘fortress’ this is a columnar basalt formation standing 10-16m above the surrounding land. Inside is a depression with the remains of some stone huts, while stone walls line the top of the bas...



Hvitserkur (Hvítserkur) rock
Hvitserkur (Hvítserkur) rock

No marker available. Vatnsnesvegur, Iceland, Hvammstangi

It is often said that this much photographed 15 m high rock stack is what puts Vatnsnes on the map. The offshore rock, which resembles a prehistoric animal, cannot be seen from the road: it is sited b...



Akureyri Panoramic Viewpoint
Akureyri Panoramic Viewpoint

No marker available. Þjóðvegur, Iceland, Akureyri

Above the east shore of Eyjafjordur, opposite Akureyri, drivers taking road 1 can stop at a lay-by to enjoy a panoramic view of the town across the fjord. From here you can appreciate how green the...



Trollaskagi (Tröllaskagi) peninsula
Trollaskagi (Tröllaskagi) peninsula

No marker available. Þjóðvegur, Iceland, Akureyri

Trollaskagi (Troll Peninsula) sits between Skagafjordur and Eyjafjordur, its snow-capped mountains rising to 1538m above sea level. Dissected by deep valleys, the peninsula was scoured by glaciers dur...



Hofði (Höfdi) nature reserve
Hofði (Höfdi) nature reserve

No marker available. 848, Iceland, Mývatn

This small nature reserve was originally a private garden. Visitors are welcome to walk through its woodland, a mix of native and introduced tree species. Paths lead to several viewpoints over the lak...



Vatnsdalsholar (Vatnsdalshólar)
Vatnsdalsholar (Vatnsdalshólar)

No marker available. Þjóðvegur, Iceland, Blonduos

Vatnsdalsholar is a cluster of dune-like hillocks, spread over a five square kilometer area at the foot of Vatnsdalsfjall, the prominent mountain to the east. It is believed that the hills were for...



The Skagafjordur Heritage Museum
The Skagafjordur Heritage Museum

No marker available. Glaumbær, Iceland, Sauðárkrókur

The Skagafjordur Heritage Museum – Minjahusid in Saudar­krokur houses a permanent exhibition featuring various workshops of local craftsmen dating to the early 20th century. It is also the venue for t...



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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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The Lagoon at Myvatn Nature Baths
The Lagoon at Myvatn Nature Baths

No marker available. Jarðbaðshólar, 660 Mývatn, Iceland, Mývatn

The Lagoon - The water at Myvatn Nature Baths comes from a borehole that extends 2500 meters into the ground. The water has many unique characteristics; it is basic and contains a high amount of miner...



Petting Zoo Daladyrd - The Icelandic Farm Brunagerdi
Petting Zoo Daladyrd - The Icelandic Farm Brunagerdi

No marker available. Íllugastaðavegur, Iceland, Brúnagerði

Children and adults alike will enjoy our collection of friendly creatures, and you will get your children's first experience with our friendly inhabitants. Petting Zoo Daladyrd has a petting zoo, whic...