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Hiking in Reykjavík

Beautiful nature can be found in all corners of Reykjavík. With mountains, islands, and large green areas like Heiðmörk, you don‘t have to go far to experience a touch of nature.

Mount Esja

The mountain Esja (914 m (2,999 ft)), often called Esjan, is situated in about 10 km to the north of

Mount Úlfarsfell

Úlfarsfell is a mountain located in Mosfellsbær, a town which is a part of the Reykjavík capital are

Krýsuvík

Not too far from the centre of Hafnarfjörður rest the remarkable solfatara fields of Krýsuvík, where

Heiðmörk nature reserve

Heiðmörk is the largest outdoor area in the vicinity of Reykjavík and belongs to the Green Scarf tha

Elliðaárdalur

Elliðaárdalur (Elliða river valley) is one of the largest green areas within the urban center of Rey

Mount Helgafell

Formed in the late Ice Age when a volcano erupted under a glacier, today Helgafell Mountain anchors

Elliðavatn lake

Elliðavatn is a lake situated in the area of Reykjavík.

Kleifarvatn lake

Steps from the dramatic geothermal area at Krýsuvík Seltún lies the sweeping blue expanse of Klei

Reynisvatn lake

Reynisvatn is one of many small lakes within the city limits of Reykjavík and is located in Grafarho

Hvaleyrarvatn lake

A picturesque lake surrounded by forest and greenery.

Leiðarendi lava cave

Leiðarendi is a lava tube located in a lava field close to Bláfjöll, the Blue Mountains, in south

The Island of Grótta and Grótta Lighthouse

The island of Grótta is a unique natural pearl in the western part of the capital region.

Viðey Island

Unspoiled nature reigns on the island of Viðey, which has a unique place in Icelandic history.

Öskjuhlíð

Öskjuhlíð is a beautiful woodland area surrounding Perlan—one of Reykjavík's stunning landma

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