Iceland - North Iceland (PDF Chapter)
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.
- watch whales emerge from the deep on a trip from picture-perfect Húsavík
- savour waterfalls, hypnotic rock forms and a storied canyon in Jökulsárgljúfur national park
- revel in Tröllaskagi’s vast vistas and rugged mountainscapes between perfect pit stops
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Eastern Húnaflói, Hrútafjörður, Hvammstangi & Around, Vatnsnes Peninsula, Blönduós & Around, Western Skagafjörður, Varmahlíð, Öxnadalur, Sauðárkrókur, Tindastóll & Grettislaug, Tröllaskagi, Hólar í Hjaltadalur, Hofsós, Northwest Tröllaskagi, Siglufjörður, Ólafsfjörður, Dalvík & Around, Greater Akureyri, Akureyri & Around, Eastern Eyjafjörður, Goðafoss, Mývatn Region & Around, Reykjahlíð, Krafla, Möðrudalur, Húsavík, Tjörnes Peninsula & Vestursandur, Jökulsárgljúfur (Vatnajökull National Park – North), Ásbyrgi, Vesturdalur, Dettifoss, Northeast Circuit, Kópasker, Raufarhöfn, Rauðanes, Þórshöfn, Langanes, Vopnafjörður & Around.
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