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Stóra-Sandvík

Stóra-Sandvík

Stóra-Sandvík

Stóra-Sandvík is a beautiful cove with black sand beach and grassy dunes. Located close to Bridge between Continents, it is the perfect stop while exp
Stampar

Stampar

Two volcanic fissures lie from the sea onto land on the western side of Reykjanes and form a series of craters. These crater series have been named St
Bridge Between Continents

Bridge Between Continents

Bridge between Europe and North America on Reykjanes Peninsula.   The lava-scarred Reykjanes peninsula lies on one of the world's major plate boundar
Hafnaberg - Sea-cliffs

Hafnaberg - Sea-cliffs

Hafnaberg is a long line of sheer sea lava cliffs south of the old fishing hamlet of Hafnir. Hafnaberg is very popular among hikers and bird watchers
Gunnuhver

Gunnuhver

The mud pools and steam, vents in south-west Reykjanes. The area is close to Reykjanes lighthouse and is collectively named Gunnuhver after a femal
Reykjanes Lighthouse

Reykjanes Lighthouse

The first lighthouse in Iceland was built on Valahnúkur in Reykjanes inthe year 1878. By 1905 earthquakes and surf had damaged Valahnúkurso much that
Háleyjabunga

Háleyjabunga

Háleyjarbunga is a small, flat lava shield with a large, 20 to 25 meter deep crater. The shield is at least 9,000 years old. It was formed during a h
Skálafell

Skálafell

Earthquake fissures in a shield that built up in several eruptions.        In a narrow fissure system. Can find there small caves. It is most common
Valahnúkamöl

Valahnúkamöl

High boulder ridge composed of well rounded stones.  The ridge is about 420 m long, 80 m wide and 10 m high. The rounded stones are 1-3 feet thick.
Valbjarnargjá

Valbjarnargjá

Including: Garður, Garður Lighthouse, Sandgerði.  Time: Really depends on how long each to will be. Just the driving is estimated to be: Short versi
Valahnúkur

Valahnúkur

VALAHNÚKUR MOUNTAIN Valahnúkur is composed of tuff layers, pillow lava and breccia. The mountain was formed in a single eruption and shows evidence o
Karlinn

Karlinn

Karlinn („The Man“) is a 50-60 m high seacliff, an eroded volcanic plug, which stands high and mighty just off the coast of Valahnúkur. Karlinn is pop

Kalmanstjorn

Kalmanstjorn is an abandoned farm, a former mansion to the south of Lake Kalmanstjorn, where there are still some ruins reminding of the habitation, w
Junkaragerdi

Junkaragerdi

Junkaragerdi was a farm just north of the Hafnarberg Cliffs.  Its name was probably derived from 12-18 foreigner, who lived there, and were called "Ju
Sandfellshæð

Sandfellshæð

One of the oldest and largest lava shield on the Reykjanes peninsula. Formed in late glacial time, about 14.000 years ago, when sea level was about 30
Birding trails - Sandvík - Grindavík

Birding trails - Sandvík - Grindavík

Sandvík - Grindavík Stóra-Sandvík Stóra-Sandvík is a small inlet with a big sandy beach, while on the inner part of the inlet is a large pond with b