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Lake Myvatn Day Trip from Akureyri

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Amazing scenic place

You must visit this lake and its surrounding area, specially if you are interested in nature and bird watching

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
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Barcelona

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Barcelona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

You must visit this lake and its surrounding area, specially if you are interested in nature and bird watching

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This was my favorite place in Iceland. We got lucky with the weather and were able to visit Namaskard, Krafla area: Krafla lava fields and crater, and the nature baths. It is a magical place and everything is close by. Possible to do everything in 1-2 days. I didn't want to leave!

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Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Not to miss!!! We spent 2 days in that area, but we could have spend more. The lake is beautiful and there are many attractions around. From there wr headed to Askja. It took us 3.5 hours to reach the place with a good 4wd car.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

We were advised not to miss this place, but in comparison for instance with the glacier Jokusarlon, whale watching, geysers, Gullfoss waterfall and other places the lake Myvatn can be skipped. Moskytoes, very bad opportunities to eat, go further a bit and stay in

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

We spent a whole day in the Myvatn area, and it was hardly enough to see it all. Our favorite places were: 1. Lake Myvatn - spooky and calm on this day 2. Dimmuborgir - a Fairyland of volcanic spires 3. Hverfell - an easily accessible cinder cone volcano 4. Grjotagja - a multi-colored, sulfurous hydrothermal springs area 5. Lake... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2014 via mobile

Myvatn us such a beautiful place....The lake is stunning and there is a volcano tuft you can walk up. The view is breath taking and you can see the glow from the lava at bardabunga....I couldn't believe my eyes

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Nottingham
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2014

Knew very little about it before coming....thank god we didn't miss it!! Soooo much here to see and loads of it is self guided and free... Pseudo craters, Namaflall, lava jungle, lava colums, climbing the volcano ,,,even petting the cows and eating at vogafloss, geothermal pools, watching life on the lake. Loft heller ice cave......the big ticket though without hesitation... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2014

The boiling mud pots are a must! Many lava fields, and caves, looks fake even in person! The most unique and strange place i have ever seen!

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shamir
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2014

you can't understand until you see it. all stops are amazing. it is worth to climb all the volcanoes in the area

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Grenoble, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2014

Beautiful, exciting location - you must visit! The walks are mostly easy and accessible to most - take the advice of a ranger based on your timing and mobility level, though. This is one of the more commercialised areas in Iceland, but it's still beautifully underplayed compared to mainland Europe or the USA.

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