The Reykjanes peninsula has many interesting and beautiful places to explore, magical nature consisting of lava fields, a black sand beach, hot mud spring area and the famous bridge between two continents.
– Reykjanesviti, is a lighthouse which was built in 1908 and the centre piece to some of the most active geothermal hotspot activities found in Iceland.
– Gunnuhver, which is the largest hot mud spring in Iceland with a crater of 20 metres in circumference. There are two ramps that offer a great view of Gunnuhver and the surrounding geo-systems of steam vents and hot springs.
– Karlinn (The Old Man) is a 50m high rock formation that has been widowed from his wife; another rock formation named, Kerlingin (The Old Woman) by weather and wind as she used to stand by his side, but has now been washed away.
– Brennisteinfjöll (The Sulphur Mountains) where you can explore numerous caves, craters and lava fields which were formed from active volcanoes upon Icelandic settlement and the 19th century.
- Blue Lagoon
- Viking World
- Garðskagi folk museum
- Selatangar and Katlahraun
- Sudurnes Science and Learning Centre
- Duus hús Cultural Centre
- Hafnaberg, bird cliffs
- Bridge between continents
For more information go to www.visitreykjanes.is