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Islands and Bird Watching in Breidafjordur Bay
Islands and Bird Watching in Breidafjordur Bay

No marker available. Seatours, Smidjustigur 3, 340 Stykkishólmur, Iceland, Stykkishólmur

Excursion provided by Senators   Explore Breidafjordur Bay, discovering strangely shaped cliffs, exceptionally strong tidal currents and seeing thousands of birds close up or take a trip to the Isl...



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Kirkjufell and Kirkjufellsfoss
Kirkjufell and Kirkjufellsfoss

No marker available. Kirkjufell, Iceland, Grundarfjörður

Kirkjufell, west of Grundarfjordur, is a beautiful mountain, eroded by glaciers on all four sides to form its unusual steeple-shaped summit. The vertiginous path leading up its steep north face is...



Vidgelmir (Víðgelmir) Lava Cave
Vidgelmir (Víðgelmir) Lava Cave

No marker available. Víðgelmir, Iceland, Borgarfjörður

Colorful, captivating and stone-cold dormant, the Vidgelmir lava cave snakes 1,600m down beneath an ancient lava flow near Husafell. Explore the magical underworld on a 90-minute guided tour and learn...



Husafell Hiking Trails
Husafell Hiking Trails

No marker available. Húsafell Hiking, 64.699190, -20.868782, Iceland, Reykholt Borgarfjörður

Several hiking opportunities can be found in the Husafell area, with trails suitable for families and more experienced hikers. The scenery ranges from dense woodland to spectacular canyons and glacial...



Eldborg crater walk
Eldborg crater walk

No marker available. Snæfellsnesvegur, Iceland,

Duration: 2.5-3 hours return trip. Difficulty: mostly easy and level walk over birch-clad lava. A short steep ascent at the end. Interest: unusual, steep-sided, lava-walled crater offering fine vie...



Djupalonssandur (Djúpalónssandur) Coastal Walk
Djupalonssandur (Djúpalónssandur) Coastal Walk

No marker available. Unnamed Road, Iceland, Hellissandur

Duration: 30 minutes each way. Difficulty: an easy and mostly level walk on the beach and through lava. Interest: pebble beaches, interesting lava formations. Start/End: take road 572 signposted to Dj...



Kaldidalur valley
Kaldidalur valley

No marker available. Kaldidalur, Iceland, Borgarfjörður

As the track winds through the rather barren Kaldidalur valley you’ll enjoy sweeping views of mountains and glaciers. The valley lies between the rounded volcanic summit Ok (1198m) and Iceland´s secon...



Husafell (Húsafell) woodland
Husafell (Húsafell) woodland

No marker available. Húsafell, Húsafell, Iceland, Borgarfjörður

An area of extensive natural birch woodland, Husafell is a popular holiday spot for Icelanders. Artist Pall Guðmundsson lives at Husafell and his facial sculptures are visible in rocks around the loca...



Surtshellir Lava Cave
Surtshellir Lava Cave

No marker available. Iceland, Borgarfjörður

From Husafell it’s only about 14km to the lava cave Surtshellir. The cave or lava tube is about 1.5km long and its height ranges from 8-10m down to about 2-4m at the end of the cave. There are five op...



Budir (Búðir) place of beauty
Budir (Búðir) place of beauty

No marker available. Búðavegur, Iceland, Snæfellsbær

This lovely beach, backed by dunes and overlooked by a striking wooden church is located on the south coast of the peninsula. It’s a short detour from road 574 to the car park at the end of the road,...