East Iceland

Welcome to Vopnafjörður

Welcome to Vopnafjörður Vopnafjörður is between Bakkafjörður and Héraðsflói in East Iceland, and in the village and the surrounding area in the fjord live ab...

Welcome to Bakkafjörður

Welcome to Bakkafjörður You can not get further from Reykjavík than to Bakkafjörður, between Þistilfjörður and Vopnafjörður. The atmosphere in Bakkafjörður i...

Treasures of East Iceland

Treasures of East Iceland There are about 7000 reindeer in the country, all in East Iceland, and they all roam free. They were transported to the country in ...

The road ahead

    This large rock had fallen during the night from Reyðarfjall on Vattarnes peninsula on Road 96. According to information from the Icelan...

Queen of East Iceland

Queen of East Iceland Snæfell is the highest mountain in Iceland outside the glaciers, rising 1833 m / 6017 ft into the air, 20 km / 12 mi north of Vatnajökull...

Looking over East Iceland

Looking over East Iceland Road 917 from Vopnafjörður over Hellisheiði Eystri to Egilsstaðir is one of the steepest and highest mountain roads in the country. T...

Caution – Single-Lane Bridge

Caution – single-lane bridge Highway 1 or the Ring Road around Iceland is 1322 km / 822 mi long and was completed in 1974 when the bridge over Skeiðará, ...

Warm Weather and Water

The photo is taken in Vök baths on the banks of Urriðavatn, Egilsstaðar, on its second anniversary in July. What makes the bathing place so unique is t...
Teigarhorn

The Pearls of East Iceland

Explore the vast beauty of the East Djúpivogur - Photo Jessica Auer East Iceland is home to some of the most remote, spectacular nature on the island, wi...

The oldest relics discovered

Djupivogur in east Iceland very close to Hamarfjörður The oldest relics discovered so far in Iceland are some Roman bronze coins, forged in the years 270-305 ...

The Gateway to East Iceland

The Gateway to East Iceland Djúpivogur Municipality is Cittaslow Located on a peninsula in south eastern Iceland, near the island of Papey and on the fjord B...

Wilderness Center of Iceland

Wilderness Center of Iceland - Center of recreation   The Wilderness Center is an authentic and peaceful hideaway, located right on the edge of Norther...