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Glymur Waterfall

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Glymur Waterfall, Iceland's second largest waterfall is hidden away in the eastern deepest point of Hvalfjörurur (The Whale Fjord). It reaches a staggering height of 198 and was for many years considered the highest waterfall in Iceland,

Grindavik

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Grindavik is a small fishing town in the southern part of the Reykjanes Peninsula. It is one of the few towns with a harbor on this coast that is not full of natural ports.

Sandgerði

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Sandgerði is located on the western side of the Reykjanes Peninsula, on Route 45.

Glanni Waterfall

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Glanni is a beautiful waterfall located in western Iceland, near Bifröst University campus, in the heart of the Grábrókarhraun Lava Field.

Garður

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Garður, which means 'plot' or 'garden', is the northernmost town on the Reykjanes Peninsula on Route 45, delimited by Faxaflói Bay.

Langjökull Glacier

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Langjökull Glacier or the 'Long Glacier', as it is sometimes known, is located in the western part of Iceland's mountainous terrain, approximately 18 km from the resort town Husafell, and is Iceland's second largest glacier.

Food Prices in Iceland

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When it comes to food people hardly know what to expect. The Icelandic cuisine is a finesse influenced by the natural ingredient naturally available around.

Iceland with Kids

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Iceland is overly topping bucket lists and wooing travelers. Its breathtaking sceneries, snow-caped volcanoes, gashing waterfalls and glaciers paved pathways give it the splendor that leaves many in awe.

Myvatn Nature Baths

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The nature baths also called jarbodin are found east of grjotagja and west of Hverir, both this areas being in the geothermal regions.

Lake Mývatn

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Lake Mývatn is one of the attractive sceneries of the north of Iceland.

Laugarvatn

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Lake Laugarvatn is located in Southern Iceland, just less than 100km from the capital, Reykjavik.

Kerid

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Kerid Crater Lake still manages to stand out. Having a near blue color and surrounded by red volcanic rocks, it appears different from the others.

Borgarnes

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Borgarnes is a town located in West Iceland. It is a popular tourist attraction town with so many activities in store for the tourists visiting the place.

Djupalonssandur

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Also known as the Black Lava Pearl Beach, Djupalonssandur is located on the Snaefellness peninsula. The path that leads to Djupalonssandur is called the Nautastigur which translates to the Path of the Bull.

Svartifoss

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Svartifoss falls is also referred to as “Black Falls” due to dark lava columns which surround the waterfall.

Skogafoss Waterfall

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Skogafoss is the main attraction of Skogar village of southern Iceland. Located just along the southern part of the ring Road.

Vik

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Vik is located about 180km southeast of Reykjavik, Iceland’s capital, and is the southernmost village in Iceland.

Thingvellir National Park

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Thingvellir national park was established in 1930, making it the first national park of Iceland.

Iceland In December

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These long hours of darkness combined with snow cover and the spectacular Northern Lights set a very romantic mood and one conducive for music.

Iceland In November

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The weather should not scare you; winter is a great time to be in Iceland. The first instances of snow fall are usually experienced during this time of the year.

Iceland In October

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October marks the end of summer and the start of the winter conditions in Iceland

Iceland In September

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What should one expect when they visit Iceland in September? September comes with an end to the summer season and an approach towards the winter season.

Iceland In August

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August is the warmest month in Iceland with temperatures shooting even up to 20 degrees Celsius on some days.

Iceland In July

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July in Iceland offers a myriad of opportunities for anything you would wish to do in Iceland..

Iceland In June

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In June, it’s summer in Iceland. Though not really warm, this being Iceland, it is a pretty amazing month.

Iceland in May

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May brings with it some youthful excitement. It is a month that is most preferred by tourists to visit Iceland.

Iceland in April

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Iceland in April is a must trip one should plan to undertake. This is because in April you get to see how magical it is seeing the country waking up from hibernation in the winter and ventures into the spring season.

Iceland in March

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With most countries starting to experience spring by March, in Iceland March is still is still a winter season.

Iceland in February

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The best thing about February in Iceland among other things is how short it is, being short does not mean it will be terrible throughout.

Iceland in January

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For all there is to know about Iceland in January, you can be sure to get it all after going through this article.

Iceland is famous for its naturally occurring hot springs and geysers that are open for bathing for the locals as well as the tourists.

Diving in Silfra

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Diving in Iceland exists and is even considered a must among many divers, worldwide. Since 2005, Dive Magazine has selected Silfra ( meaning 'The Silver Lady' in Icelandic) located at PINGVALLAVATN Lake in the renowned Þingvellir Park as one of the best dive sites in the world.

Snowmobiles

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For extreme adventurers and adrenaline enthusiasts, riding snowmobiles across Iceland's snow white surfaces and glaciers is a perfect experience, no matter which season you decide to visit.

Generally, you can visit Iceland any time of the year depending on different factors most of them concerning the climate and seasonal attractions but any time is a good time in Iceland.

Driving In Iceland

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If you are planning to hit the roads of Iceland this week, the first step is to apprise yourself of the basics. This article will make driving in Iceland trouble-free for you.

About North Iceland

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The region of North Island is characterized by fertile valleys and long fjords. As in all of Iceland, many fishing towns are found close to the shores but agriculture is also developed thanks to the lush valleys.

Whale-watching Cruise

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Whale-watching cruise is one of the attractions not to be missed when visiting Iceland. It's an experience you'll never forget and it will leave you deeply moved by the creatures these gentle and giant.

About Western Fjords

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The Western Fjords of Iceland, known as Vestfirðir are new and magical world, with many fjords that are located above the sea. Each fjord is unique with a variety of small fishing villages dotting the shoreline.

Vigur Island

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Vigur is the second largest island in the Gulf of Ísafjörður. There is something special about small islands and Vigur is one just like it.

Súðavík

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Súðavík is a small fishing village on the shores of the Gulf of Álftarfjörður in the western with just 240 residents. Súðavík is located 20 km east of Ísafjörður.

Rauðisandur – Red Sands

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Rauðisandur is one of the most magical and peaceful places to visit on the western fjords. A beach with over 10 kilometers of red sand in the southern part of the western fjords to where they end at Látrabjarg Cliff.

Látrabjarg

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Látrabjarg Cliff in the western fjords is the westerly point in Europe. The cliff's length is 14 km and its highest point is 440 meters, Europe could not ask for a more impressive way to mark the edge of the continent.

Ísafjörður

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Ísafjörður is the main largest city located in the western fjords (Westfjords). The city itself covers an area of ​​2,400 square kilometers and is home to approximately 4,000 residents, but the municipal jurisdiction of Isafjardarbaer also includes the villages Hnifsdalur, Sudureyri, and Thingeyri Flateyri where an additional 2,550 residents live.

Hornstrandir

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Hornstrandir is a reserve located northeast of the western fjords. In principle, the northern tip of this park is the most northerly point in mainland Iceland.

The Snæfellsnes peninsula is located in the west of Iceland and extends east to west, on a long strip of narrow land 90 kilometers long.

Stykkishólmur

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Stykkishólmur, otherwise known as Stykki, is a beautiful fishing town in the northeastern part of the Snaefellsnes peninsula. The town is home to some 1,240 residents and is the trade and services center of the Snaefellsnes peninsula.

Snæfellsjökull

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Snæfellsjökull National Park is located at the western end of Snæfellsnes peninsula, making it the most western nature reserve in Europe.

Snæfellsbær

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As part of a national program to reduce municipal expenses, many local councils in Iceland merged several communities, as was done in the city Keflavik who incorporated with a number of communities under the name Riikansbaiir.

Hellnar and Arnarstapi

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On the northwestern coast of Iceland, on the Snæfellsnes peninsula two small villages are located adjacent to each, Hellnar and Arnarstapi.

Grundarfjörður

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Grundarfjörður is a beautiful town surrounded by mountains, in the northern part of the Snaefellsnes peninsula and has a population of 900 inhabitants, as of 2015.

Eldborg Crater

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Eldborg crater, shaped in a perfect circle, is located in the eastern Snaefellsnes peninsula.

Most of Iceland is a rough and uninhabited terrain, a desolate desert of mountains, lava, sand and lakes. There are also several glaciers, such as Vatnajökull Glacier, which is the largest in Europe.

Askja Volcano

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Somewhere in the highlands of Iceland, north of the Vatnajökull glacier, is a special place where astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, once trained for moon landing. Iceland has a special place where ordinary people can walk in the paths of giants.

Lónsöræfi

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Lónsöræfi is a Nature Reserve in southeast Iceland, located at the eastern end of the Vatnajökull glacier. This area is characterized by diverse geological formations that are the result of the Kollumúlaeldstöðvar volcano's activity, about a million to 5 million years ago.

Kerlingarfjöll

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Kerlingarfjöll is a mountain range in central Iceland, located adjacent to Route 1477 m, near Kjölur Way, a western road and one of two main roads that cross the central mountainous terrain of Iceland.

Kjölur Way

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Kjölur mountain road, marked on the map as F35 is one of two main ways that cross central Iceland from north south. Kjölur is the second longest and Sprengisandur is the longest, further east and more interesting of both.

Sprengisandur Way

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Sprengisandur is located on the mainland that stretches from Hofsjökull glacier, in the center of the island, and Vatnajökull glacier, Europe's largest glacier, located in the east of the island. This is a fascinating area of ​​hilly wasteland, sand and lava fields.

Kverkfjöll

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Kverkfjöll is the name of a mountain ridge in the northern part of the Vatnajökull glacier, 40 km south of Askja. The ridge is composed of several peaks created by one large central volcano.

Laki craters are a wonderful result of the tremendous devastation that occurred in Iceland in the 18th century. A global catastrophe that killed thousands of people, animals, destroyed much property and was felt almost everywhere.

Þórsmörk Reserve or literally translated "Thor's Forest", is named after Thor god of Thunder in Norse mythology and son of Odin, father of the gods. The day of the week Thursday also derives from his name.

Landmannalaugar

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One of the most beautiful regions in central Iceland is undoubtedly Landmannalaugar Mountain Reserve. The name means "The People's Pools", this is probably the most popular travel destination in central Iceland and is otherwise known as the jewel in the crown.

Vatnsnes

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Vatnsnes is a small peninsula just a four hour drive from Reykjavik and one hour from Akureyri. Vatnsnes peninsula is famous for its large colonies of seals, birds and beautiful landscapes.

Dalvík

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The town Dalvík, meaning "Gulf Valley" is located on the shores of the Aiifiordor fjord, 45 km north of Akureyri. It is a town with 2100 inhabitants, who mainly make their living from fishing, tourism and light industry.

The Blue Lagoon

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The Blue Lagoon (Icelandic: "Bláa lónið") - the world's most famous geothermal spa and one of the most popular attractions in Iceland. Blue Lagoon was selected one of the 10 top spas in the world.

Grímsey Island

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For those of you who live in urban areas, a visit to Grímsey will surely change the way you treat your neighbors!

Husavik

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Husavik is a small fishing town, with 2270 residents, situated on the beautiful eastern shore of the Gulf of Skjálfandi, in northern Iceland.

Jökulsárgljúfur Park

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Jökulsárgljúfur Park is located on the west bank of the icy Jökulsá á Fjöllum River. It spreads out over an area of ​​150 square kilometers, and its protects the canyon formed by the river and the great diversity of animals and plants to be found there.

Akureyri

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Akureyri is located in northeast Iceland, south of the Arctic Circle at a latitude of 66 °. Akureyri is the largest town in Iceland outside of the Reykjavik area.

About Reykjavik

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Reykjavik is the capital of Iceland, Iceland's largest city and the world's northernmost capital of a sovereign state. With a population of 122,000 (and more than 211,000 in the Greater Reykjavik area), Reykjavik is the centre of Iceland's governmental, economic, cultural and academic activities.

Hafnarfjörður

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Hafnarfjörður is one Reykjavik's major towns and has many characteristics of an independent city.

Reykjavik Historical Museum

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Árbæjarsafn (Safn means museum in Icelandic) is an open air museum depicting the history of Reykjavik.

Viðey Island

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If you have already been on a day trip to Reykjavik and you are interested in seeing other places close by, Viðey Island is just a short sail away, literally a few minutes from Sundahofn.

From The Airport To Reykjavik

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As in many other countries across the world, the main airport is not actually located in the capital and foreign tourists, landing in Iceland for the first time, do not always realize that they do not land directly in Reykjavik and the airport is actually located in town Keflavik, a 40-minute drive from Reykjavik.

About East Iceland

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East Iceland is one of the places in the world where a person feels small in comparison to the surrounding nature. Everything here looks large-scale, glaciers, mountains and the considerable volcanic activity in the region.

Lake Tjörnin

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Tjörnin in Icelandic means "lake" and the Tjörnin Lake that flows in downtown Reykjavik is definitely worth a visit when visiting the city. A relatively small lake compared to other lakes in Iceland, but one of the most famous due to its location.

Hallgrímskirkja Church

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Hallgrímskirkja Church, is the most prominent structure located in the center of Reykjavik. It is the largest church in Reykjavik and one of the most visited places in Iceland.

Harpa Opera House

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Harpa Reykjavik Concert Hall, that opened its doors in 2011 quickly became a status symbol of Reykjavik and is considered a place one must visit, an impressive and unusual structure immediately catches the eye.

Perlan

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Perlan mean "Pearl" and Icelanders pronounce the word with a D, 'Perdlan'. Perlan is one of the most famous buildings in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Seyðisfjörður

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The fishing village of Seyðisfjörður is 17 km long, located at the edge of a fjord and considered by many as one of the most picturesque villages in eastern Iceland.

Egilsstaðir

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Egilsstaðir is East Iceland's main city located 698 km from Reykjavik. The city was founded in 1947 on the banks of Lake Logurinn and a major crossroads where Route 1 and the eastern fjords roads meet.

Vopnafjörður

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The town of Vopnafjörður is located 95 km north of Egilsstaðir and at the edge of a fjord with the same name.

Langanes Peninsula

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On the eastern coast of the peninsula lies the ghost town Skálar a remote town seemingly located at the 'end of the world'. It was briefly a flourishing fishing community at the beginning of the 20th century.

Höfn

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Höfn í Hornafirði, means "port" and pronounced "Aff" is a beautiful fishing town located in the southeastern part of Iceland.

Austfirðir - Eastern Fjords

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The Eastern fjords region Austfirðir starts out at Kollumúli just north of Héraðsflói and reaches up to Eyrarhorn east of Lónssveit. Here may be found 15 fjords, mountainous terrain with a few plateaus that generally lay in the valleys.

Aurora Borealis

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Northern Lights of Iceland is a natural phenomenon that occurs when the Van Allen radiation belt (a layer of energetic charged particles that surround the Earth) is "overloaded" with particles that flow down the magnetic field of the Earth and crash into the luminesce materials in the atmosphere - in the area of the ionosphere, causing them to release energy.

About South Iceland

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South Iceland offers a great variety of day trips from the capital Reykjavik. Maybe the most famous of them is called the "Golden Circle" with a visit to a geyser, Gullfoss and Þingvellir, but it is only one of many.

Skaftafell Park

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Skaftafell National Park is an oasis located between a sandy desert and Vatnajökul glacier. The Park was instituted in 1967, consists of approximately 500 square kilometers and is home to some of Iceland's most beautiful attractions, mountains, glaciers, waterfalls and flora and fauna unique to the area.

Vestmannaeyjar (Westman Islands)

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Vestmannaeyjar, also known as Westman Islands (Vestmannaeyjar) is a small group of islands located near the southern coast of Iceland.

Vatnajökull Glacier

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There are several places in Iceland where a person feels small compared to the nature surrounding him. One of the most prominent, if not the most prominent, is in the Vatnajökull glacier, the largest glacier in Europe and most impressive in Iceland.

Selfoss

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Selfoss is the largest town in southern Iceland and is the entire region's service and trade center, with a population is 6500 people. Selfoss is located on the banks of the River ölfusá an hour's drive from Reykjavik.

Kirkjubæjarklaustur

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A village with a completely unpronounceable name, Kirkjubæjarklaustur, meaning Monastery Church Farm. This small village had just 160 residents and is the only village located between the towns Hofn and Vik that offers services to tourists such as a hostel, supermarket, bank and a gas station.

Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

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Jökulsárlón is a picturesque glacier lagoon, situated on the southern part of Vatnajökull glacier on Highway 1 (the ring road), 370 kilometers east of Reykjavik. The Lagoon is one of Iceland's natural wonders.

Hveragerði

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Hveragerði is a beautiful and picturesque town of 2300 residents, located 45 kilometers east of Reykjavik on Route 1.

Hekla

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Hekla, an active volcano in southern Iceland, reaches a height of 1491 m and is classed as Iceland's most active volcano with more than twenty eruptions recorded since 874.

Geysers Park

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Today the park's attraction is the Strokkur, which in Icelandic means "child". Strokor is located just a few meters from the largest geyser and erupts at regular intervals of five minutes or so.

Dyrhólaey Cliff

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Dyrhólaey Cliff rises to an altitude of 120 meters, not far from the town of Vík and is the southernmost point in Iceland.

About West Iceland

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Close to the capital, but still far enough away from the crowded hustle and bustle; West Iceland is a world where culture, nature and history complement each other and combine to create a unique and opulent experience.

Reykjanes Peninsula

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Reykjanes is a volcanic peninsula located at the southwest tip of Iceland, not far from the capital city, Reykjavik. Its considerable subterranean volcanic activity, vast lava fields and minority of plants, characterize the peninsula.

Reykholt

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The historic town Reykholt is located on route 523, west of Borgarnes. Reykholt was home to Iceland's most important historical figure, famous sagas author Snorri Sturluson, who was murdered in the 13th century by a rival politician.

Akranes

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Akranes is a town in west Iceland, 50 km north of Reykjavik and can be reached via the underground tunnel that runs under the whale-fjord, Hvalfjördur. Akranes is the ninth largest town in Iceland with a population of 6,600 people.