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The Icelandic Turf House

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The Icelandic Turf House

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Gaulverjabaejarhreppur Austur-Medalholtum, Selfoss 801 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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RagnarKG wrote a review Aug 2019
Eyrarbakki, Iceland24 contributions8 helpful votes
Now here is a rareness worth your time. Reaching not so far back in Iceland´s history when we were dwellers of earth-holes rarely have these housings been kept. The proprietor, a man in his early sixties, lived there as a young boy with his grandparents. That close in time.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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KeriHR wrote a review Jun 2019
Ashern, Canada120 contributions26 helpful votes
We really enjoyed our visit, particularly finding the floor plan to my husband's great grandfather's home and where to find it in a museum in Borganes. Intriguing to wander thru the home and shops and imagine living there
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Hectors H wrote a review Mar 2019
7 contributions3 helpful votes
Based on the ratings and its inclusion in our guide from Sixt, we went along on a Sunday (listed as the day open for general visits). Couldn't find anyone there, it was closed without any real signs to say what was what. There is no turf on the houses, they are corrugated steel
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Date of experience: March 2019
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Michael M wrote a review Jan 2019
Florida29 contributions18 helpful votes
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Hi, we had a great time visiting this museum. The owner/curator was one of the family members of this property. There were several homes to visit and also a workshop. You can learn about its construction. There owner was gracious and accommodating. It is difficult working and
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Date of experience: January 2019
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joannahs wrote a review Nov 2018
chapel hill37 contributions32 helpful votes
This was a fascinating place. True Icelandic old fashioned lifestyle. The owners were very knowledgable and friendly. This is a go to place for young and old. We were seniors traveling with our grandson 12. The floor on the renovated are is amazing!!
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Date of experience: June 2018
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