GPS: 63.87995 -22.44900 www.bluelagoon.com Extremely popular destination for foreign tourists. The lagoon features a very unique natural environment and consists of silicarich seawater conducive to improving the health of psoriasis patients.
In 1973 an eruption in Heimaey led to the injury-free evacuation of all of its 5000 inhabitants. One of the main fishing towns in Iceland. Diverse birdlife and nesting capital for the greatest variety of seabirds anywhere in Iceland.
One of the country’s most famous mountain, veiled in mystery and powerful energy. Jules Verne’s book Journey to the Centre of the Earth features this glacier. The glacier and its environs were designated a national park in 2001.
Religious institution and former Episcopal See. Skálholt was the most important centre of education and government for many centuries. Summer baroque music concerts are held over five weekends in July and August.