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Outdoors activities in Mosfellsbær

Mosfellsbær’s location offers its inhabitants and visitors easy access to outdoor activities, beautiful scenery, diverse landscapes and historic sites.


Álafosskvosin is a small area in Mosfellsbær where you can find handcrafted and handmade Icelandic items like wollen sweaters, hats, scarfs and all kinds of knives. 


Hraðastaðir is a family run farm operating since 1851. They have a petting zoo with Icelandic farm animals for young and old alike, as well as offering horse riding tours and running a guest house. The petting zoo has lambs, kittens, bunnies, calves, a friendly pig, horses, chickens and of course our rooster. 

BLIK Bistro & Grill

BLIK Bistro is located in Mosfellsbær with fabulous views over mount Esja

Mount Úlfarsfell

"Úlfarsfell" is lower than its sister "Esja" but offers just as an impressive view over the city.

Activity Iceland

We love showing you around all our favorite and not so known stops in our monster Super Trucks.


Want to feel young and fresh again? Then come Buggy with us! It will add years to your life from all the laughter and fun you will have.

Icelandic Culture & Craft - Knitting Workshop

This three-hour workshop is designed for knitters of all levels and ages – beginner to advanced. The workshops are lead by the qualified crafts teacher ragnheiður jóhannsdóttir, a highly skilled knitter with over 40 years of experience.

Anna Tours

Guided nature walks in Mosfellsbær countryside, only a 15 minute drive from Reykjavík.


Esjustofa (House of Esja) is a cozy, family-friendly restaurant and cafe located right beneath the slopes of Mt. Esja.

The Mosfellsbakarí Bakery

At the Mosfellsbakarí bakery/coffee house you can find the finest bread, cakes, desserts, handmade Icelandic chocolates and fresh coffee.


Varmárlaug in Mosfellsbær is an outdoor thermal pool, also with two hot tubs, sauna, childrens’ pool and play area.