Mosfellsbær

The poet’s house 

The poet's house  Halldór Laxness (1902-1998) is undoubtedly Iceland's greatest poet of the 20th century. He is the only Icelandic writer to have received th...

Wool & Álfafoss

The wool factory Álafoss, named after the Álfafoss Waterfall has a remarkable story. Björn Þorláksson (1854-1904), a farmer in Varmá, founded the ...

Public transport

Public transport For those who want to practice a green lifestyle or do not have a driving test, public transport is quite good in the southwest corner of Ic...

Stay Warm this Winter

Stay Warm this WinterÁlafoss’ wool keeps you warm and dry–just like the Icelandic sheepIceland is known for its ferocious winter storms. Generations of Icelande...

History walk around Videy Island

History walk around Videy Island with Stefán Pálsson Videy Island, Tuesday June 9 at 19:30 (7:30 pm) Stefán Pálsson historian will take guests on an entertain...