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Vatnajokull viewpoint
Vatnajokull viewpoint

No marker available. Almannaskarð, Iceland, Hornafjörður

North of the tunnel you can take the old road to the viewpoint of Almannaskarð - from here many of Vatnajökull’s outlet glaciers are visible.



Fjallsarlon (Fjallsarlon) glacier lagoon
Fjallsarlon (Fjallsarlon) glacier lagoon

No marker available. Fjallsarlon Rd, Iceland, Hornafjörður

Fjallsarlon is a glacial lagoon, smaller and less visited than its better-known neighbor, Jokulsarlon, and all the more spectacular for the deeply-crevassed glacier behind it. Drive down the gravel tr...



Skeiðara (Skeidara) bridge
Skeiðara (Skeidara) bridge

No marker available. Þjóðvegur, Iceland, Öræfi

On road 1, there is an 880m long bridge, Iceland’s longest, over the river Skeidara. In 1974 Iceland’s road 1, was completed when this large and powerful glacial river was bridged, a river prone to tr...



Flosagja (Flosagjá) river
Flosagja (Flosagjá) river

No marker available. Vallarvegur, Iceland, Selfoss

There is a sign by the road for Flosagja. From the car park, you can walk to the bridge over a rift filled with astonishingly clear water. You can spot countless coins at the bottom of the deep water....



Lake Thingvallavatn (Thingvallavatn)
Lake Thingvallavatn (Thingvallavatn)

No marker available. Þingvallavegur, Iceland, Selfoss

Lake Thingvallavatn is Iceland’s largest natural lake with a surface area of 84km2. A big screen at the Hakid Visitor Centre shows footage of life in the lake; four different varieties of Arctic char...



Silfra snorkeling or diving
Silfra snorkeling or diving

No marker available. Thingvellir National Park, Iceland, Selfoss

Silfra Fissure in Thingvellir National Park allows you to witness the divergent plates of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge from a different perspective - underwater. With astonishing underwater visibility of ov...



Dyrholaey (Dyrhólaey) rock arch
Dyrholaey (Dyrhólaey) rock arch

No marker available. Dyrhólavegur, Iceland, Vik

There are some notable places to stop along Iceland’s south coast including Dyrholaey natural rock arch and headland. Its cliffs are a habitat for many seabirds including puffin, common guillemot and...



Reynisfjara beach
Reynisfjara beach

No marker available. Reynishverfisvegur, Iceland, Vik

With its basalt columns, caves and pounding surf, Reynisfjara beach is an atmospheric and brooding place to stop and stroll along its black sand beach. In the distance, you’ll see the rock arch at Dyr...



Thingvellir (Þingvellir) National Park
Thingvellir (Þingvellir) National Park

No marker available. Thingvellir National Park, Iceland, Selfoss

Thingvellir is Iceland’s first national park, established in 1930, and part of UNESCO’S World Heritage List since 2004. If there is one place that epitomises the spirit of Iceland, it is Thingvellir....



Landmannalaugar
Landmannalaugar

No marker available. Landmannalaugar, Iceland, Hvolsvollur

With its hot springs, vivid mountains and lush vegetation, who wouldn't be happy to soak away the hours in Landmannalaugar's warm river? Landmannalaugar means ‘Hot Springs of the People from Land’....