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Gljufrasteinn - Laxness Museum

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Gljufrasteinn - Laxness Museum

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270 Mosfellsbaer P.O.Box 250, Reykjavik 270 Iceland
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Golden Circle, Blue Lagoon Including Admission & Kerid Volcanic Crater
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The Golden Circle and the Blue Lagoon are the two most popular sights to visit in Iceland. Book this small group day tour and enjoy visiting both the Golden Circle and the Blue Lagoon in a relaxing fun filled day. Admission to all sights, also the Blue Lagoon, is included in the tour price so as soon as you have booked you can relax and start looking forward to your adventure.<br><br>Your first stop is at the Thingvellir National Park, the UNESCO listed World Heritage Site. This is where the American and Eurasian tectonic plates meet, which allows you the unique feeling of having one foot in each world. Next destination is the famous Geysir Hot Spring. Watch Strokkur erupt every few minutes up to 30 meters high. Here you can buy a lunch during the stop. Gullfoss the Golden Waterfall is next and will amaze you with its beauty and raw power. Adding even more, you will visit the Kerid Volcanic Crater before heading off the Blue Lagoon for a relaxing end to a great day.
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Rvwr2012 wrote a review Sep 2019
Billericay, United Kingdom952 contributions329 helpful votes
We visited this home of the Nobel prize winning author as a result of hearing about him on a tour. It was a very interesting and enjoyable visit even if you have little knowledge of his work. You pay the entry and are shown an introductory video about his life. Then up to the
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Date of experience: September 2019
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rschiller wrote a review Aug 2019
Garden Grove, California197 contributions54 helpful votes
Before going to Iceland, I read almost every book by Laxness. He is one of my favorite authors and is Iceland's only Nobel Prize winner. So, to be able to visit his house outside of Reykjavik was a must see for me. The house is lovingly kept up to be almost exactly the same
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Annelies B wrote a review Aug 2019
Antwerp Province, Belgium162 contributions45 helpful votes
The atmosphere in the museum is just amazing. You are welcommed by friendly staff and a video about the life of Halldór Laxness. Next you go to the house itself and with an informative headphone on, you can stand in the rooms, breath in the air of books and creativity and
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Vickie V wrote a review Jul 2019
La Grange, Texas149 contributions20 helpful votes
Self-guided audio tour of the house, a tiny gift shop with Laxness books, walking paths on the grounds. Read Laxness first, to appreciate visiting the home of the Icelandic Nobel Laureate in literature. Many of his books are available in English from book stores in the States,
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Date of experience: June 2019
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warwickconway wrote a review Aug 2018
Adelaide, Australia401 contributions29 helpful votes
Having stumbles across the book Independent People several years ago, visiting the home of Halldor Laxness was high on my list of things to see in Iceland. I took a bus out from the city and enjoyed the good weather to hike to and from the house through the lovely countryside.
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Date of experience: June 2018
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