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  • Laugarfell
    Laugarfell is located in the eastern part of the Icelandic Highlands, a bit north from Mount Snfell. There are only two km.from the road that leads to Krahnjkar to the hostel and it is the only par...
  • Selskgur Park
    Selskgur forest lies alongside the beautiful Eyvindar. The forest has great woodchip trails where you can take both shorter or longer, peaceful walks through the forest, go on a picnic, take your ev...
  • Laugarvalladalur
    Laugarvalladaluris a green oasis west of river Jkuls Dal, some 20 km. north of dam Kraghnjkar. Close to the site of an abandoned farm there is a geothermal stream, ideal for taking a bath - or ...
  • Hiking treasures of Egilsstair region
    Fljtsdalshra touring club has chosen 28 special locations and trails leading to hiking treasures of Egilsstair region. Hiking Treasures in Egilsstadir Region Hiking treasures in Egilsstair regi...
  • Highland Farms
    Fljtsdalshra Touring Club the municipality of Fljtsdalshra and Kaupvangur -Cultural Center in Vopnafjrur decided to join forces and make a special effort to promote travelling in the highlands...
  • Koreksstadavigi - Feraflag Fljtsdalshras
    Kreksstaavgi (N6532.782-W1410.591) // 20 minIs a beautiful rock of basalt columns. There the Viking Krekur is said to have fought his enemies to the death and been buried at the site. One drives...
  • Stapavk
    Stapavik(N6536.17-W1357.97) // 2-3 hrs Stapavk is an inlet once used as a harbour. From the farm Unas, which is the most eastern point in Hjaltastaaingh, there is a beautiful trail along the...
  • Strur
    (N6530,88-W1359,79) // 6 -7 hrs One of East Iceland's most illustrious spots is the Strur ("The Giant Boulders").Strur lies below the small glacier west of Dyrfjll mountains. It consists of g...
  • Fardagafoss
    Fardagafoss (N6516.06-W1419.96) // 1.5 hrs. Fardagafoss is a waterfall located just outside of Egilsstair on the route towards Seyisfjrur town. It winds its way up the mountainside of Fjararh...
  • Vestdalsvatn lake
    (N6517.102-W1417.887) // 4 hrs A great trail for hiking which involves crossing Vestdalsheii mountain range, from Hra to Seyisfjrur. Vestdalsheii heath used to be a frequently travelled road...
  • Raushaugur - Feraflag Fljtsdalshras
    Raushaugur(N6512.77-W1423.01) // 3 - 4 hrs. Raushaugur is a rock or a hill protruding from the farm Hfi and can be seen widely from Hra. According to legend it is the burial heap of farmer R...
  • Valtyrshellir
    Valtyshellir(N6506.410-W1428.517) // 3 hrs. Walk from the main road east of Gils river (N6508,172- W1431.133), pass the ruins of Htn which used to be a large farm in the early ages. It is sai...
  • Bjargselsbotnar
    Bjargselsbotnar (N6505.465-W1443.031) // 3 hrs. Walk from the Hsstjrnarskli schoolhouse in the woodlands of Hallormsstaur and follow a light green marked trail that passes through an area where...
  • Httur - Feraflag Fljtsdalshras
    Httur(N6507.63-W1427.25) // 5 hrs. Httur (Htnahttur) is a beautiful mountain which lies in the mountain range between Vellir and Fagridalur and is favoured by many who live in Egilsstair. Wa...
  • Stuttidalur - Feraflag Fljtsdalshras
    Stuttidalur(N6459.173-W1435.217) // 3 hrs. Walk from the sign by the gate close to the road by Hauga river. The trail is staked. Stuttidalur lies east between Hallbjarnarstaatindur and Haugafjal...
  • Mlakollur - Feraflag Fljtsdalshras
    Mulakollur (N6501.624-W1438.049) // 3 hrs. ingmli divides Skridalur into Norurdalur and Suurdalur. The Round Road #1 lies through Suurdalur to Breidalur. The homestead at ingmli was a pla...
  • Sandfell - Feraflag Fljtsdalshras
    Sandfell(N6505.637-W1430.298) // 5 hrs. Sandfell is an impressive looking rhyolite mountain in the shape of a ridge and reminds one of a tent because of its even slopes which are mostly free of c...
  • Skmhttur - Feraflag Fljtsdalshras
    Skumhottur (N6502.548-W1428.848) // 6 hrs. Skmhttur the second tallest mountain in the range between Fljtsdalshra and Reyarfjrur. It consists mostly of rhyolite but the peak itself is of da...
  • Strutsfoss
    Strtsfoss (N6454.194-W1502.314) // 2 hrs. Start from Sturluflt which is the innermost farm in Suurdalur, east of Keldu river. Walk along the banks of Fells river on the east side of Villingad...
  • Hengifoss
    Hengifoss (N6504.41-W1452.84 start) // 2 hrs. Hengifoss is the third highest waterfall in Iceland and one of the most known landmarks in East Iceland. The waterfall is 128 meters high and starts in...
  • Snaefell
    Snaefell (N6447.846-W1533.631) // 6 hrs. Icelands tallest mountain (excepting glaciers) or 1833 m tall. Start from the parking area approx. 1.5 km south of Snfellsskli hut. It is a long moderate...
  • Hrafnafell - Feraflag Fljtsdalshras
    Hrafnafell (N6518,304-W1429,098) // 2 hrs. Drive the gravel road up to Fjallssel farm and to the highest spot south-west of Hafrafell. Walk from the road towards the antennas on Hrafnafell where yo...
  • Rangrhnjkur - Feraflag Fljtsdalshras
    Rangarhnjukur(N6519.410-W1435.498) // 4 hrs. It is most convenient to walk up along the old road from Fjallsel farm. When you arrive there turn off the road to the right and walk onto Rangrhnkur...
  • Spanarhll - Feraflag Fljtsdalshras
    Spanarhll(N6515.588-W1441.446) // 5 hrs. Spanarhll is in the north end of Fjrungshls, 591 m high. You drive to the south up Fell to the farm Refsmri. From there you walk to Hlarsel and onw...
  • Hsey - Feraflag Fljtsdalshras
    Husey (N6538.775-W1414.670) // 2 hrs. Walk on to the plains out of the Hsey farm, out by Hrasfli bay. One can choose between two distances to hike a six km or a fourteen km hike. There are a l...
  • Heiarendi - Feraflag Fljtdaslhras
    Heidarendi(N6523.085-W1433.819) // 2-3 hrs. Take the driveway up to and above Heiarsel farm and turn to left before you come to the farm Ntthagi. Walk from a sign by the old road above Ntthagi....
  • Rock wall at Hjardarhagi
    The stone wall at Hjardarhagi(N6521.391-W1500.061) // 2.5 hrs. A walk of about two and a half hours, fairly short but quite steep. Park your cars at the crossroads to Hnefilsdalur. Pass through a ...
  • Hnjksvatn - Feraflag Fljtdaslhras
    Hnjuksvatn(N6514.333-W1515.887) // 3 hrs. Hnjksvatn is a lake on the heath across from Merki farm. Follow a trail along the Hnjks river to Binnub hut by Hnjksvatn. By the hut you will find t...
  • Eirksstaahneflar - Feraflag Fljtsdalshras
    Eiriksstadahneflar(N6508.617-W1528.195) // 5-6 hrs. Walk on from Langavorsteinn rock by the river ver south of Eirksstair farm and on to Fremri Hnefill top (947 m) where you will find the c...
  • Magnahellir - Feraflag Fljtsdalshras
    Magnahellir(N6499.252-W1571.683) // 0.5 hrs. Drive north of Krahnjkastfla reservoir along a road (fit for SUV) on Lambafell to crossroads by Laugavellir. Drive down to a parking area by Dimmugl...
  • Hvannrgil - Feraflag Fljtsdalshras
    Hvannargil(N6516.868-W1547.418) // 4 klst. A circular trail through Hvannrgil creeks from a ravine (N6517.525 W1550.881) leading from there to the highest creek and through the lower ones on ...
  • Landsendi - Feraflag Fljtsdalshras
    Landsendi (N65 43.352-W1423.300) // 2 hrs. Walk from the road towards Ker (before crossing the mountain road Hellisheii) (N6542.52- W1424.41), and from there to Landsendahorn cliff. There one ca...
  • erribjarg - Feraflag Fljtsdalshras
    erribjarg (Therribjarg) (N6545.336-W1420.990) // Difficult // 5 - 6 hrs Drive the main road up Hellisheii mountain and when youve reached where you are about the highest part, take an off-road t...
  • Skriuklaustur in the winter
    Skriuklaustur is an ancient manor estate in Fljtsdalur. From 1493 - 1552 a monastery operated there. In the years 2002 - 2012 an extensivearchaeologicalexcavation took place on the cloister ruins ...
  • Hafrahvammar / Dimmugljufur canyon
    Hafrahvammar / Dimmugljufur canyon(N6499.252-W1571.683) Drive north of Krahnjkastfla reservoir along a road (fit for SUV) on Lambafell to crossroads by Laugavellir. Drive down to a parking are...
  • Hallormsstaur National Forest
    Camping & hiking in the forest Hallormsstaur National Forest is cosidered to be Icelands lagest forest. The forest covers an area of 740 hectares most of which is native birch. The forest is a popu...
  • Valjlfsstaarkirkja
    This church belongs to the Valthjofstadur benefice in the Mula deanery. During the catholic period, the churches there were dedicated to the Holy Virgin. The present church was made of concrete, conse...
  • Karahnjukastifla Dam - Photo: Helga Hrnn Melste
    Karahnjukavirkjun is a Hydropower plant in Eastern Iceland, designed to 4600 GWh annually to serve Alcoa's aluminium smelter east of Reydarfjordur in Northeast Iceland. The Karahnjukar plant takes i...
  • Kjarvalshvammur
    Kjarvalshvammur is a peaceful little haven, located at road 94 beside the Selfljt river south of Ketilsstair farm in Hjaltastaaingh. There is a small cabin and a boathouse both of which belonged ...
  • Geirsstaakirkja
    There is a beautiful little turf church named Geirsstaakrikja situated on the farmland of Litli Bakki. The construction is a recent remake of a church that had been built there a thousand years ago, ...
  • Mir Jr
    Mir Jrspecializesin growing grain, organic barley in particular. Barley has played a part in Icelandic culinary history ever since Icelands settlement in the 9th Century. For a few centuries ...
  • Raven
    The story of Hrafnkell Freysgoi takes place in East Iceland and is one of the Icelanders saga. The story tells of the struggles between chieftains and farmers in East Iceland in the 10th century. Th...
  • Wilderness Center
    In June 2016 the Wilderness Center will open its exhibitions on life in and near the highlands. The extended exhibition area reaches as far the top of the hills behind the Center, as well as to the ab...
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    Breidalsheii (Breidalur-heath) is between Vigrf in Skridalur and the South Valley of Breidalur. For ages the main road between Fljtsdalshra and Breidalur has been on this heath. In Breida...
  • Rjukandi
    Rjkandi is one of the few major waterfalls on the north side of Iceland which can be seen directly from the Ring Road. The falls descend the steep valley of Jkuldalur carved by the Jkuls a Br riv...
  • Skessugardur - Photo: Gunnar Gunnarsson
    Skessugarur- theRampart of the Giantessis a natural phenomenonin East-Iceland, which has been called one of the most amazing natural formations in Iceland. It consists of massive boulders (porp...
  • Galtastair Farm
    The old farm ofGaltastair Framis a well-preserved farmhouse from the 19th century. Inhabited until 1967 the building exemplifies the sort of housing common in Iceland in previous centuries, heated ...

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