Vagnsstaðir is in the Suðursveit area, about 50 km west of Höfn and 28 km east of Jökulsárlón. The house is in an attractive area surrounded by a beautiful ring of mountains. Attractive hiking paths invite one into the surrounding area, using a hiking map, you get at the Hostel.The hostel also offers 4-6 bed cottages that are located 10-15 meters from the main building where guests are welcome to use all facilities.
The shore, only 1500 m away, displays extensive birdlife as well as seals on the beach frequently, and occasionally whales in the sea.
From the Hostel there are jeep/snowmobile tours to Vatnajökull (Europa’s biggest glacier). You can choose among tours from 3-4 hours. It is also possible to combine a jeep/snowmobile tour and hiking. Please note that next grocery store is 50 km away. There is a gas station 1,5 km away from Vagnsstaðir but it does not have other provisions.
GPS: 64°¨ 10,947 ‘N – 15°¨ 48,592 ‘W
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Suðursveit 781 Höfn
Open from 01/05/2009 to 15/10/2009