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Hengifoss Waterfall
Hengifoss Waterfall

No marker available. Iceland, Egilsstaðir

Hengifoss at 118 m in height is the third highest waterfall in Iceland and is on the west shore of Lagarfljot, near the southern tip of the lake. From the car park, there’s a trail to the waterfall, a...



Holmanes (Hólmanes) Nature Reserve
Holmanes (Hólmanes) Nature Reserve

No marker available. Holmanes, Iceland, Reyðarfjörður

Home to numerous bird species Holmanes is a scenic nature reserve on a headland on the north shore of Reydarfjordur. Enjoy the views over the fjord as you walk down towards the shore from the car park...



Berufjordur (Berufjörður)
Berufjordur (Berufjörður)

No marker available. Djúpivogur, Iceland, Djúpivogur

A jagged row of ancient volcanic plugs dominates Berufjordur’s skyline. On the northern shore of the fjord, look for Blabjorg the blue-green sea cliffs. The protected cliffs are visible from road 1 bu...



Sel Farm
Sel Farm

No marker available. Skaftafell, Iceland, Öraefum

Throughout the centuries glacial rivers have constantly changed course, often submerging their sandy plains under floodwater from eruptions under the icecaps. Consequently, farms moved from the plain...



Svartifoss – the Black Waterfall
Svartifoss – the Black Waterfall

No marker available. 8, Iceland, Kirkjubæjarklaustur

The short walk to Svartifoss starts at the Visitor Centre.  Cross the campground following the base of the hill until you reach the start of the trail.  It will take about 30-40 minutes climbing stead...



Vatnajokull (Vatnajökull) Icecap
Vatnajokull (Vatnajökull) Icecap

No marker available. Vatnajokull, Iceland, Hornafjörður

Vatnajokull is the biggest icecap in Iceland and Europe. It is over 8000 km2 with a thickness averaging 500-800m. At the end of the last Ice Age, it is believed that Iceland was almost ice-free. The i...



Faxi Waterfall
Faxi Waterfall

No marker available. Faxi, Iceland, Selfoss

Just off road 35 is a short detour to the small waterfall Faxi. Faxi means 'horse's mane' and you can see by the shape how it got its name. You can walk down past the cafe to the waterfall, where y...



Urridafoss (Urriðafoss) Waterfall
Urridafoss (Urriðafoss) Waterfall

No marker available. Urriðafossvegur, Iceland, Hella

Whilst traveling on route 1 you'll cross the mighty glacial river Þjorsa, where you may like to take a 2km detour south to Urridafoss or the 'brown trout waterfall'. Once there was an ambitious pla...



Fjallabak Mountain Route
Fjallabak Mountain Route

No marker available. Friðland að Fjallabaki, Landmannaleið, Iceland, Vík

The Fjallabak Route is arguably one of Iceland’s most scenic highland drives. The route traverses the Fjallabak Nature Reserve, a mountainous region north of Myrdalsjokull icecap through the heart of...



Gluggafoss Waterfall
Gluggafoss Waterfall

No marker available. Iceland, Kirkjubæjarklaustur

Look out for the sign to this small but perfectly formed waterfall, almost hidden and cut into the hillside close to the river Merkjaa, near the junction of roads 261 and 250.