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Solheimajokull (Sólheimajökull) glacier
Solheimajokull (Sólheimajökull) glacier

No marker available. Sólheimajökulsvegur, Iceland, Vík

Solheimajokull is an outlet glacier from Myrdalsjokull, Iceland’s fourth largest icecap. There aren’t many places in the world where you can get up close to a glacier, but this is one of them. The acc...



Laki Eruption
Laki Eruption

No marker available. Laki, Iceland, Oraefum

On June 8, 1783, an eruption started that was to produce one of the biggest lava streams on Earth in historical times. The eruption lasted until February 1784 and by that time a 25km long eruptive fis...



Geothermal Energy Exhibition
Geothermal Energy Exhibition

No marker available. Hellisheiðarvirkjun, Iceland, Selfoss

The Geothermal Energy Exhibition at the Hellisheiði Power Plant. The Hellisheiði Power Plant is the largest, single-site geothermal power plant in the world that has tremendous potential to be expande...



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Dyrholaey (Dyrhólaey) - A Short Hike
Dyrholaey (Dyrhólaey) - A Short Hike

No marker available. Dyrhólaey, 871 Vík, Iceland, Vík

Duration: 1 hour. Difficulty: a short hike with some steep sections and an ascent and descent of around 100m. The path can be stony and some sections are badly eroded. Interest: great views of the bla...



Rettarfell (Réttarfell) hike
Rettarfell (Réttarfell) hike

No marker available. Þórsmerkurvegur, Iceland, Hvolsvollur

Duration: 1.5 hours. Difficulty: a relatively short hike with some steep sections and an ascent and descent of around 300m. The path can be stony and some sections are badly eroded. Care is needed in...



Skalholt (Skálholt) Church
Skalholt (Skálholt) Church

No marker available. Skálholti, 801 Selfossi, Iceland, Selfoss

After a bishopric was established there in 1056, Skalholt became the educational, cultural and religious center of Iceland, during a period when there were no towns or villages on the island. The b...



La Art Museum
La Art Museum

No marker available. Austurmörk, Hveragerði, Iceland, Hveragerði

The museum has been an important venue for modern and contemporary art since 1963. Feel free to explore art, relax in the Cafe, browse through art literature and children have their creative space. Op...



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Strandarkirkja Church
Strandarkirkja Church

No marker available. 427, Iceland, þorlakshofn

This small, isolated church has no parish yet is considered to be one of the wealthiest in the country. For centuries people in crisis have believed that praying in the church and donating money will...



Rettir (Réttir) – The September Sheep Round-up
Rettir (Réttir) – The September Sheep Round-up

No marker available. , Selfoss

Sheep pens like these can be seen all over the country.  The older ones are made of stone and turf, but cement, wood and metal are used on the modern versions. Farmers use the sheep pens in early S...



Eldfell and the 1973 Eruption on Heimaey Island
Eldfell and the 1973 Eruption on Heimaey Island

No marker available. Eldfell, Iceland, Vestmannaeyjar

Eldfell (Fire Mountain) is a 200m high crater overlooking the town on Heimaey, the only inhabited island of the Vestmannaeyjar (Westman Islands) archipelago. Following a series of earthquakes in th...