Iceland's Ring Road Road Trips - North Iceland Trip (PDF Chapter)

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

Iceland’s magnificent north is a geologist’s dream. A wonderland of moonlike lava fields, belching mudpots, epic waterfalls, snowcapped peaks and whale-filled bays – this is Iceland at its best.

  • discover northern Iceland’s version of urban living in Akureyri, the country’s second city
  • pick the right route with inspirational images and key trip highlights
  • hold your nose and crunch gingerly through the alien landscapes of Hverir
  • get around easily with colour maps and route directions in easy stages
  • wander around lava castles and pseudo-craters before a soak at the Nature Baths in Mývatn
  • discover even more with detours and ways to link your trips

Coverage includes: Tröllaskagi, Akureyri, Goðafoss, Mývatn, Reykjahlíð, Krafla, Möðrudalur, Húsavík, Dettifoss, Hverir, Mývatn Nature Baths, Askja, Varmahlíð, Grímsey, Glaumbær, Hvammstangi and Staðarskáli.

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