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Thjorsardalur and Haifoss (Þjórsárdalur and Háifoss)
Thjorsardalur and Haifoss (Þjórsárdalur and Háifoss)

No marker available. Háifoss, Iceland, Selfoss

Haifoss is reached by a sometimes rough gravel road, following a row of pylons carrying electricity from the Þjorsa power stations to the aluminium plants outside the capital. The 122m high waterfall...



N1 Geysir
N1 Geysir

No marker available. 35,

Let us help you make the most of your trip! N1 is a leading fuel distributor in Iceland with locations all around Iceland. When you stop to fill the tank, grab a quick bite, travel supplies or tasty c...



Skaftafell National Park
Skaftafell National Park

No marker available. Skaftafell, Iceland, Öræfi

Located just off road 1, Skaftafell was established as a national park in 1967 to protect its flora, fauna and spectacular glaciers.  The park became accessible to visitors when the ring road around I...



Systrastapi and the Nuns at Kirkjubaejarklaustur (Kirkjubæjarklaustur)
Systrastapi and the Nuns at Kirkjubaejarklaustur (Kirkjubæjarklaustur)

No marker available. Kirkjubæjarklaustur, Iceland, Kirkjubæjarklaustur

A convent was established at Kirkjubaejarklaustur in 1186, one of two in Iceland at the time, which operated until the Reformation in 1554.   Systrastapi is a rocky bluff located just west of Kirkj...



Gjatindur (Gjátindur) Peak
Gjatindur (Gjátindur) Peak

No marker available. Gjatindur, Iceland, Hella

Duration: around 5 hours. Difficulty: fairly challenging 14km hike with about 440m of ascent and descent. Interest: Ofaerufoss waterfall, the Eldgja canyon and a panoramic view from the 943m summit. S...



Skalholt Cathredal, The – Skalholtskirkja
Skalholt Cathredal, The – Skalholtskirkja

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

The modern cathedral was consecrated in 1963. It is well known for its works of modern art, as well as for artifacts from previous churches on the site. In the crypt is an exhibition from the National...



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Hekla Center
Hekla Center

No marker available. Leirubakki, 851 Hella, Iceland, Hella

Splendid modern exhibition on Mt. Hekla, one of the world’s most famous volcanoes, reputed in olden times to be the gateway to Hell. The exhibition provides insight into the overwhelming power of the...



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Pompei Of The North – Eldheimar
Pompei Of The North – Eldheimar

No marker available. Gerðisbraut, Vestmannaeyjabær, Iceland, Vestmannaeyjar

The Pompei of the North – Eldheimar, exhibition focuses on the 1973 volcanic eruption in Vestmannaeyjar. Visitors get a glimpse into peoples lives on Heimaey before the eruption that would change thei...



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Thuridarbud Turf Hut
Thuridarbud Turf Hut

No marker available. , Stokkseyri

Above the shore at Stokkseyri, look for Thuridarbud, a small turf hut built in 1949, in the place where Thuridur Einarsdottir is thought to have resided during the fishing season.  Thuriður (1777-1863...



Skansinn and the Harbour on Heimaey
Skansinn and the Harbour on Heimaey

No marker available. Heimaey, Iceland, Vestmannaeyjar

The fishing fleet jostles for space with the ferry and a small fleet of pleasure boats in Heimaey’s snug harbour. Processing plants line the quayside, where you can jump aboard a speedboat for a thril...