Iceland - North Iceland (PDF Chapter)

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This is the North Iceland chapter from Lonely Planet’s Iceland guidebook.

Iceland’s mammoth and magnificent north is a geologist’s heaven. A wonderland of moonlike lava fields, belching mudpots, epic waterfalls, snowcapped peaks and whale-filled bays – this is Iceland at its best. There are endless treats to uncover.

  • discover northern Iceland’s version of urban living in Akureyri, the country’s second city
  • maps
  • cross Iceland’s only slice of the Arctic Circle on the bird-filled and troll-infested island of Grímsey
  • transport
  • wander around lava castles and pseudo-craters before a soak at the Nature Baths in Mývatn
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Eastern Húnaflói, Hrútafjörður, Hvammstangi, Vatnsnes Peninsula, Blönduós, Western Skagafjörður, Varmahlíð, Öxnadalur, Sauðárkrókur, North of Sauðárkrókur, Tröllaskagi, Hólar í Hjaltadalur, Hofsós, Siglufjörður, Ólafsfjörður, Dalvík, Akureyri & Around, Goðafoss, Mývatn Region, Reykjahlíð, Eastern Mývatn, Southern Mývatn, Western Mývatn, Northern Mývatn, Krafla, Möðrudalur & Around, Húsavík, Jökulsárgljúfur (Vatnajökull National Park – North), Ásbyrgi, Vesturdalur, Dettifoss, Northeast Circuit, Kópasker, Raufarhöfn, Rauðanes, Þórshöfn, Langanes and Vopnafjörður & Around.

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