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Eruption information
Volcanic eruption in Reykjanes A volcanic eruption started in Mt. Fagradalsfjall on the 19th of March 2021 It lasted for six months and has been quiet until now. Earthquakes have started again and 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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The towns

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
Hafnir

Hafnir

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
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

Practical Information

News from Reykjanes

  • Reykjanes restaurants - Opening hours over the holidays

    Reykjanes restaurants - Opening hours over the holidays

    Dining options and opening hours at Reykjanes peninsula for the holiday season 2021-2022.
  • View to Mt. Fagradalsfjall last June

    Earthquakes and possible eruption in or around Mt. Fagradalsfjall

    Earthquakes have started again in the Reykjanes peninsula similar to the present events before the eruption in Mt. Fagradalsfjall last March. Due to that visitors are asked not to go hiking around the eruption site.
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    Courtyard by Marriott gets the World Travel Awards

    The World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence. Today, the World Travel Awards is recognized globally as the ultimate hallmark of industry excellence.
  • What Works Tourism

    What Works Tourism

    What Works Tourism is a A global summit to advance social progress. The summit will be held in Hljómahöll on October the 14th 2021