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Nordic Natura

Beautiful and well located 25 m2 studio houses on the edge of Ásbyrgi National park with a spectacular view in all directions. The houses are equipped with a stylish kitchenette (dishwasher, fridge, microwave and a stove) and all the necessary kitchen equipments and appliances. Each house has a 25 m2 porch with a gasgrill and outside furniture. The houses are designed with comfort in mind. Quality beds, and all bed linens and towels are made of 100% organic fair traid cotton. All soaps are either organic or naturally handmade from the province. A good sofa bed is there for the kids.

Nordic Natura

Meiðavellir, Kelduhverfi

GPS Points N66° 1' 24.428" W16° 31' 24.219"
Telephone

+354 862-7708

Accommodation 12 Beds / 3 Houses
Opening period All year
Categories Cottages

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Hólmatungur is an expanse of rich vegetation in the Jökulsárgljúfur area, and there are many beautiful columnar rock formations to be found there.

The footpath between Hljóðaklettar and Hólmatungur, alongside Jökulsá á Fjöllum, is among the most beautiful in Iceland. The waters of countless streams bubble up in Hólmatungur, then tumble over ledges into Jökla. Here, you will also find Gloppuhellir cave in Gloppa, which is a very special natural creation.

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Asbyrgi

Ásbyrgi is one of the wonders of nature, a well forested horse-shoe shaped canyon in Oxarfjordur. Asbyrgi is a part of Jökulsárgljúfur, within the Vatnajökull National Park. The Jökulsárgljúfur site of the National park reaches from highway 85, by Asbyrgi south to Dettifoss, covering an area of 120 km2. Informative visitors centre, shop, golf course and camping is located by Asbyrgi.
Many hiking tracks are in the vicinity of Asbyrgi.

Many hiking tracks are in the vicinity of Asbyrgi.

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Hljóðaklettar

Hljóðaklettar in the canyon Jökulsárgljúfur is a distinctive cluster of columnar rock formations standing at the entrance to Vesturdalur, down by the Jökulsá á Fjöllum River. The columns lie at all angles, and it could be an entertaining exercise for one's imagination, to interpret their patterns in as many different ways as possible.

The road to Hljóðaklettar (862) is closed over the winter months.

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Jokulsargljufur

This dramatic canyon, Jökulsárgljúfur, was formed by the actions of water, fire and ice. Enormous, catastrophic glacial bursts are believed to have carved out the deep ravines and rocky basins, the most famous of which is Ásbyrgi.
The Hljóðaklettar outcrops are the cores of ancient volcanoes, revealed when the river swept away all the loose volcanic material.
The waterfalls on the River Jökulsá á Fjöllum, Selfoss, Dettifoss, Hafragilsfoss and Réttarfoss are powerful and impressive.
The Hólmatungur district is an area of contrasts: crystal clear streams and bubbling brooks cross the land before emptying into the raging, chocolate-coloured torrent. A delicate balance of flora and fauna thrives under the protection of cliffs and scree slopes.

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