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Krýsuvík Church

Krýsuvík Church

Krýsuvík Church

Krýsuvík church was built in 1857 and is a typical Icelandic country church from the 19th century. The church was discontinued as a parish church in 1
Krýsuvík

Krýsuvík

Popular recreational destination with many interesing hiking paths.  Columns of steam rise skywards, bubbling mud pools play their rhythmical symphon
Grænavatn

Grænavatn

Two maar type explosion craters, probably over 6000 years old. The age difference between the craters is probably small. Both of the craters are lake
Geitahlid

Geitahlid

A table mountain just east of farm Krysuvik.  Geitahlíð is both a doleritie shield volcano and a table mountain. It is 386 metres high on the souther
Seltún

Seltún

An important high temperature geothermal area. Many study opportunities due to the great variety of features. A boardwalk leads through the area. Sel
Stóra-Eldborg next to Geitahlíð

Stóra-Eldborg next to Geitahlíð

Eldborg is by far the highest of five craters lying along a volcanic fissure in the slopes of Geitafell, and is often called Stóra-Eldborg (Big-Eldbor
Vigdísarvellir

Vigdísarvellir

Ruins of the old farms Bali and Vigdísarvellir. Camping site sorrounded by beautiful scenery.  Location: Road 428 closed on winter time. 
Krýsuvíkurberg

Krýsuvíkurberg

Sea cliffs with colorful birdlife. Accessible and very interesting 15 km wide and 40 m high sea cliffs which attract over 57 thousand seabird couples
Reykjanes nature reserve

Reykjanes nature reserve

A large nature reserve ideal for recreation and to explore in the nature. The nature reserve is about 300 square kilometres and is by far the largest
Ogmundarhraun

Ogmundarhraun

A lava flow formed in an eruption in the year 1151 AD. In that year a 25 km long fissure opened obliquely acorss the Reykjanes peninsula. The lava fi
Djúpavatn, Spákonuvatn and Arnarvatn

Djúpavatn, Spákonuvatn and Arnarvatn

Three lakes in the hylaoclastite Ice Age ridges Vesturháls and Sveifluháls, containing groundwater. Djúpavatn is partly a crater lake, close to Djúpav