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Eruption information
Volcanic eruption in Reykjanes A volcanic eruption is ongoing in Geldingadalir on the Reykjanes Peninsula. It is a magnificent scene to visit. However, visitors are urged to take precautions and prepare well before visiting. Here you can find information about the eruption and answers to frequently asked questions.

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Gardur

Gardur

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
Grindavik

Grindavik

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

Reykjanesbaer

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
Sandgerdi

Sandgerdi

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
Suðurnesjabær

Suðurnesjabær

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
Vogar

Vogar

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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Travel Blog

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