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On August 3rd 2022 an eruption started again in Mt. Fagradalsfjall in Reykjanes peninsula. When visiting the site, please travel with great care and follow instructions. See updated news here.


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  • Photo: Thrainn Kolbeinsson

    Gunnuhver one of the most haunted places in the world

    Architectural Digest has named Gunnuhver mud pool as one of the 37 most haunted places in the world. The tale of Gunna at this famous Reykjanes peninsula landmark, caught the eye of AD for its paranormal activity, scary history and stunning location.…
  • Picture from eruption site July 3rd. Picture by H0rdur

    New eruption - new lava! Important information

    Important information for travellers looking into hiking to the eruption site.
  • Reykjanesbraut closed due to asphalt laying

    Due to paving work, Reykjanesbraut will be closed from Grindavíkurvegur towards Reykjavík from 20:00 on Wednesday 16th of November until 20:00 on Thursday 17th of November. Reykjanesbraut will be open for traffic from Reykjavik to the airport through…
  • Storm coming - Bad travel conditions this weekend!

    Storm coming - Bad travel conditions this weekend!Strong wind and snow/sleet expected in the northern part of Iceland, the Westfjords and the highlands Sunday and Monday. No travel conditions, ice and/or snow on roads. Very likely some F roads will b…

The towns



Outdoor enthusiasts should not miss out on the chance of visiting the town of Garður if they are traveling through the Reykjanes peninsula.On Garðskag


Grindavík, a family-oriented village, is one of the nations strongest fishing industry townships, and home to well established processing plants and a


The town Hafnir owns the second most land in the Reykjanes peninsula and takes its name from two large farms Sandhöfn and Kirkjuhöfn which are now des


The Town of Reykjanes is a young and vibrant rapidly growing town on Reykjanes peninsula. There has been a significant increase in number of citizens


Sandgerði is one of the country's major fishing communities. Rich fishing-grounds are found just off the coast of Sandgerði. There are interesting thi


On June 10th, 2018, a new municipality, Suðurnesjabær was created from the merger of Sandgerði and Garður. Residents voted on their new town’s name an


In the Town of Vogar you will find various services and can enjoy a walk along the sea, watch the birdlife by Vogatjörn pond and the monument Íslands

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