Eldborg crater, shaped in a perfect circle, is located in the eastern Snaefellsnes peninsula. The volcano, surrounded by lava fields, beautifully decorates the horizon. Eldborg, meaning "Castle of Fire", soars to a height of approximately 112 meters above sea level, is 200 feet in diameter and the depth of the crater is about 50 meters.

According to geological estimates, the last eruption occurred approximately 5000-6000 years ago. You can climb to the top of the crater via a trail begins on the south side, leading from Snorrastadir on Route 5610. The trail is approximately 2.5 kilometers and passes through an Artic moss-covered lava field.


Map Of Eldborg Crater