Water course falling down to Lagarfljot lake in Eastern Iceland, the mountain landscape of Fljotsdalsherad municipality is at background

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Shining the spotlight on the inland region of the east brings a few off-the-beaten-track surprises. The scenic shores of Lagarfljót are ripe for exploration; wild reindeer roam the empty heathlands; and the Snæfell area of Vatnajökull National Park sends a siren-call to experienced hikers.

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