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Dimmuborgir

Dimmuborgir is an area of randomly strewn lava rocks and cliffs, surrounded by vegetation, such as low bushes and plants. Dimmuborgir is a place of surprises with its myriad forms and images, small caves and towering volcanic rock, pierced by natural apertures.

The most famous of these formations is "The Church", aptly named, as this is a cave, open at both ends and with a dome-like ceiling.

It is not only in summer that Dimmuborgir exerts its charm; a winter visit is also an invigorating experience which must, of course, include popping in to see the Yule Lads (Santas) who have made it their home.

Dimmuborgir
GPS Points N65° 35' 31.385" W16° 54' 28.863"
Postal code

660

Road number

1

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Guesthouse Eldá / Helluhraun / Birkihraun
Guesthouses
  • Helluhraun 15
  • 660 Mývatn
  • 464-4220
Dimmuborgir Guesthouse
Guesthouses
  • Geiteyjarströnd 1
  • 660 Mývatn
  • 464-4210, 894-3042
Skútustaðir Farm Holidays
Sleeping bag accommodation
  • Mývatnssveit
  • 660 Mývatn
  • 464-4212
Guesthouse Stöng
Guesthouses
  • Mývatnssveit
  • 660 Mývatn
  • 464-4252, 896-6074
Ferðaþjónustan Bjargi
Guesthouses
  • Bjarg
  • 660 Mývatn
  • 464-4240

Others

Ferðaþjónustan Bjargi
Guesthouses
  • Bjarg
  • 660 Mývatn
  • 464-4240
Guesthouse Stöng
Guesthouses
  • Mývatnssveit
  • 660 Mývatn
  • 464-4252, 896-6074
Safarihestar
Horse Activities
  • Álftagerði 3
  • 660 Mývatn
  • 464-4203 , 864-1121
Mývatnssveit Golf club
Golf Courses
  • Stekkholt
  • 660 Mývatn
  • 856-1159
Mýflug Air
Tour Operators
  • Reykjahlíð Airport
  • 660 Mývatn
  • 464-4400
Myvatn Marathon
Running Tours - Running
  • Hlíðavegur 6
  • 660 Mývatn
  • 867-8723
Guesthouse Eldá / Helluhraun / Birkihraun
Guesthouses
  • Helluhraun 15
  • 660 Mývatn
  • 464-4220

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The availability of food and accommodation and the possibilities at every location for recreation and entertainment make hopping between the villages informative as well as fun.   
In every case, the residents are lively and ready to celebrate.

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