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Lake Myvatn, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely wonderful day trip from Akureyri. Godafoss waterfall, thermal baths and scenery that literally takes your breath away.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ybsartain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this area in a tour bus on Sunday 24th February 2019. Driver was Gary, guide was Heiddis and the whole day was great. Good crowd on the bus and a fascinating itinerary with English commentary throughout. Stops and first rate viewing points on geological...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stunning scenery in the snow and frozen atmosphere. We would go back to see it in another season but simply spectacular

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Couldn't see the views due to the snow, but it's a beautiful area & there must be some fantastic walks in the summer.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank PJ777
Reviewed February 7, 2019 via mobile

Pity it's in dead of winter. Still there's the Pseudo-craters of Skútustaðagígar for example, like castor sugar dusted doughnuts.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Wolv3rin3
Reviewed January 6, 2019

The whole area is so wild and wonderful - December part sof the lake were frozen solid but the whole area is mystical and beatiful to see

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Stuart D
Reviewed December 31, 2018

Lake Myvatn is a beautiful lake in the Myvatyn volcanic region in the northeast of Iceland. Surrounded by lava fileds and hot springs.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful watery views set in a volcanic landscape. So much to explore in this area. Beware the mosquitoes!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SueH4
Reviewed November 27, 2018

Enough for everyone to admire.Beautiful views, home to waterfalls, caves, hot springs, nature baths, geologic features of every stripe.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Timothy O
Reviewed November 26, 2018

big area & not so many tourist so that it is peaceful. the lake itself getting particular geological. good for picture

Date of experience: June 2018
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February 21, 2019|
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Response from Emitom H | Reviewed this property |
We spent half a day in the area, but you could easily spend a day or more depending on what you want to do. I would recommend at least half a day if you plan to visit the Nature Baths.
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August 17, 2017|
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Response from 502deborahr | Reviewed this property |
You will not have any problems here with heights.