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Mt. Hnefi

Above the so-called Melir area in Kjós (in the Reykjavik area) you can see a cliff, rising highest in a peak called Mt. Hnefi (Fist).  Mt. Hnefi is very convenient for hiking, with gentle slopes on the way to Mt. Lokufjall and to Hnefi. It has a great view of the mouth of Hvalfjörður, to […]

Streitishvarf near Breiðdalsvík

Near Breiðdalsvik village in the East fjords is Streitishvarf, a hidden gem by the seaside. This short but beautiful walk in the Wapp-Walking app gives an insight into the geological history of the eastern fjords and shows how indestructible dykes and enclaves are. From the lighthouse south of Breiðdalur there is a wonderful view, the rolling […]

Glymur waterfall

Glymur waterfall is situated in the Botnsdalur valley in Hvalfjörður fjord. The river Botnsá runs from Hvalvatn lake and falls into the 200 m high Glymur canyon creating the waterfall. It has been described as the highest waterfall in Iceland but the exact height is somewhat disputed and the numbers 196 m and 198 m […]