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Top Choice Farm in Lagarfljót

Wilderness Center

This brilliant attraction opened in 2016 and defies easy classification. It's a remote farm that offers museum exhibits, unique accommodation, local food, horse-riding and hiking trails, and the opportunity for tail…
Top Choice Waterfall in Lagarfljót

Hengifoss

Crossing the bridge across Lagarfljót on Rte 931, you’ll reach the parking area for lovely Hengifoss, Iceland’s second-highest waterfall. The falls plummet 128m into a photogenic brown-and-red-striped boulder-strewn…
Top Choice Cafe in Skriðuklaustur

Klausturkaffi

Klausturkaffi, inside Skriðuklaustur, serves an impeccable lunch buffet showcasing local ingredients (seafood soup, reindeer pie, brambleberry skyr cake). Perhaps more tantalising, however, is every sweet-tooth’s dr…
Top Choice Vegetarian in Lagarfljót

Vallanes

Vallanes is an organic farm growing grain (primarily barley), herbs and vegetables and packaging these under the Móðir Jörð (Mother Earth) brand. The farm welcomes visitors; there's a stylishly rustic cafe-farmshop …
Museum in Skriðuklaustur

Skriðuklaustur

Skriðuklaustur is the site of both an excavated, late-15th-century monastery and the photogenic home of an Icelandic author feted by the Third Reich. The unusual black-and-white turf-roofed building was built in 193…