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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...



Hljodaklettar (Hljóðaklettar) Hike
Hljodaklettar (Hljóðaklettar) Hike

No marker available. Dettifossvegur, Iceland, Kópasker

Useful Information: pick up a map at the warden’s office in Asbyrgi or Vesturdalur.  Bring food and drink with you. Duration: 2-2.5 hours. Difficulty: fairly challenging circular walk on an uneven, ro...



Jokulsarlon (Jökulsarlón) hike
Jokulsarlon (Jökulsarlón) hike

No marker available. Þjóðvegur, Iceland, Hofn i Hornafirdi

Duration: 2 hours (or longer). Difficulty: easy walk along terminal moraines overlooking the lagoon. Interest: the famous iceberg lagoon - icebergs, seals, birds. Start/End: the path starts from the c...



Blahnukur (Bláhnúkur) Circle
Blahnukur (Bláhnúkur) Circle

No marker available. Landmannalaugavegur, Iceland, Hella

Duration: allow 3-4 hours. Difficulty: a tough but rewarding hike, with two steep ascents and descents, on a waymarked path. Interest: breathtaking views of colourful rhyolite mountains; geothermal so...



Kolbeinstangi Peninsula
Kolbeinstangi Peninsula

No marker available. Kolbeinstangi, Iceland, Vopnafjörður

Kolbeinstangi is the finger-like peninsula on which the town of Vopnafjordur stands. You can walk (or drive) beyond the town along a gravel road to the tip of the peninsula, where cliffs jut into t...



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’....



Latrabjarg (Látrabjarg) Bird Cliffs
Latrabjarg (Látrabjarg) Bird Cliffs

No marker available. Látrabjarg, Iceland, Patreksfjordur

At 14 km. long and 441 m, at its highest point, Latrabjarg is the largest ocean cliff in Iceland and the island’s westernmost point. It is home to countless seabirds during the breeding season. If you...



Askja and Dragon Gully
Askja and Dragon Gully

No marker available. Askja, Iceland,

Highland road F88 leads all the way to the remote Askja area, a four-hour drive each way. Askja is only accessible by large high-clearance 4WD vehicles from approximately June 20th to September 20th....



Baejarstadaskogur (Bæjarstaðaskógur) Forest
Baejarstadaskogur (Bæjarstaðaskógur) Forest

No marker available. Baejarstadhaskogur, Iceland, Öræfum

Baejarstadaskogur is a birch and rowan forest in Morsardalur valley just west of Skaftafell. In 1935 some 22 hectares of forest was fenced in and protected from grazing sheep. Now it is considered to...