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North Iceland

Tidbits of what the north has to offer


The Hidden Valley

  The Hidden Valley   All is not always what it seems in Iceland. A town is not merely a town and the countryside is not either...

Hólar in Hjaltadal

Hólar in Hjaltadal The Historic Centre of the North surrounded by Endless Hiking Possibilites  Hólar í Hjaltadal was the centre of the Nor...
tourism in Iceland

Krafla eruption 1975-84

The Krafla eruption 1975 began in the morning of December 20 near Leirhnjúkur in the Krafla caldera, near Mývatn. This place is a well known...

The magical mystery

The magical mystery Lake Mývatn and the surrounding areas will never cease to amaze you The breathtaking beauty of the Lake Mývatn area...

Glaumbaerʼs Living Museum

Living Inside Glaumbaerʼs Living Museum A remarkably well preserved turf house and farm called Glaumbaer still withstands Icelandʼs ha...

Hofsós – North – Iceland

Hofsós - North - Iceland Hofsós is one of the oldest trading ports in northern Iceland dating back to the 16th century.Hofsós, with a popul...

Riding the North

Riding the North Polar Hestar’s Summer Group Tours Polar Hestar Tours of North Iceland is one of Iceland’s top destinations for an Iceland...

Icelandic Times

Icelandic Times—the only Icelandic  Magazine that speaks English, French, German and even Chinese! Be sure to pick up a free copy of the Ic...

The Klondike of Iceland

The Klondike of IcelandSiglufjörður remembers its Golden AgeSiglufjörður is a small fishing town on the north coast of Iceland, about one an...

The Birds in Hrísey

  The Birds in Hrísey Hrísey is known for its rich and diverse bird life. Approximately 40 species of birds nest on the island. Hrísey, ...

A Tale of Two Villages

A Tale of Two VillagesSiglufjörður and ÓlafsfjörðurIt’s a happy tale of how two villages, separated by huge mountain ranges were joined toge...

North Iceland

North Iceland  Svarfaðardalur, North, Iceland Mývatn is a shallow eutrophic lake situated in an area of active volcanism in the north ...

The Magical Mystery Lake Mývatn

The Magical Mystery Lake Mývatn The Magical Mystery Lake Mývatn and the surrounding areas will never cease to amaze you The breathtaking bea...

Fjallabyggð

Fjallabyggð A Tale of Two VillagesIt’s a happy tale of how two villages, separated by huge mountain ranges were joined together. Miles and m...

The Arctic Bow

The Arctic BowAmazing range of scenes, history and natureThe Arctic Bow is the name of the remarkable 184 km scenic and historic route along...

Básar Guesthouse in Grímsey

Básar Guesthouse in GrímseyWhere Everybody Knows Your NameFor those used to living in metropolitan areas or even small towns, a visit to Grí...
Askja

Askja

Askja and Víti are among the best known natural phenomenons in Iceland.ASKJAA formidable creation of natureWhere should one go to explore o...
Lake Mývatn

Mývatn Tours

Mývatn ToursThe Askja Caldera in Northeast Iceland is, without a doubt, one of the most amazing places in the country. The area is of great ...

Marvelous Mývatnssveit

 Marvelous Mývatnssveit Welcome to the Northern Lights capital of Iceland. Mývatn is one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in th...
Askja

Askja

Askja and Víti are among the best known natural phenomenons in Iceland.ASKJAA formidable creation of natureWhere should one go to explore o...
Lake Mývatn

Mývatn Tours

Mývatn ToursThe Askja Caldera in Northeast Iceland is, without a doubt, one of the most amazing places in the country. The area is of great ...

Marvelous Mývatnssveit

 Marvelous Mývatnssveit Welcome to the Northern Lights capital of Iceland. Mývatn is one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in th...

Acco Accommodation

Acco AccommodationIn the Heart of Akureyri Helga Björk EiríksdóttirAkureyri, known as the capital of the North, is a charming and tightly kn...

Salmon Angling In Iceland

Salmon Angling In Iceland Iceland: 38,000 square miles of prime salmon-bearing real estate sitting in glorious isolation in the middle of t...

The Icelandic horse

The Icelandic horse A true companion through rough timesWhen Iceland was settled before the year 1000 AD, settlers not only brought sheep an...