Northwest. of. Mývatn. There are a couple of historic sites worth a brief stop
northwest of Mývatn, on your way between the lake and either Akureyri or Húsavík: Goðafoss is an impressive waterfall right beside the Ringroad, while the
Author: Rough Guides
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North Iceland is a huge chunk of land (for Iceland), but it's quite easy to split the
sections, using a major town as a home base and doing day trips. For instance,
Akureyri, Húsavík, and Mývatn are the largest and most frequented destinations
Author: Jenna Gottlieb
Publisher: Hachette UK
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... city) The Blue Lagoon The Golden Circle. This includes Þingvellir National
Park, Gullfoss waterfall, and Geysir Skaftafell (part of Vatnajökull National Park)
Skógarfoss waterfall Akureyri town GoÐafoss waterfall Lake Mývatn Húsavík (
Author: Linda L. Lowry
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Category: Business & Economics
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1905 PRINCIPAL BUS SERVICES Winter 2016 2017 Anti - clockwise direction
depart / arrive Days of operation ( applies to both directions ) Akureyri - Reykjavík
: d . ... Lake Mývatn : depart Akureyri 0830 G , 0830 E , 1000 F , 1830 H ; depart
Lake Mývatn ( Reynihlid ) 0800 H , 1615 . ... F - May 31 - Aug 31 ( via Husavik ) .