Tourist attractions in Iceland

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Tourist attractions in Iceland

Postby tbk0 » Thu Feb 19, 2015 10:43 am

Updated at 04 April 2017.

For the great tourist vocation of Iceland and to help users to drive in Iceland we added on the map the major tourist attractions.

The position for all the attractions of this list was validated to ensure the best routes to the users.

Much of this comes from the information added by users in last years, often with photos.

To add the landmarks of the sights we followed the following rules:

For the attractions far from a road, we added at end of the road a landmark with a "name of attractions + Parking" and in the description how much far is from the parking area.

Usually we added at the name also the typology, Iceland language is not so easy to use and we think this is an big help to find attractions.

We always used the category (of course only if it was a tourist attraction)
Tourist attraction / Historic Site

and often we added a secondary categorie:
Sea / Lake / Pool - for Lake, Crater Lake, Glacier Lake
River / Stream - for Waterfall
Parking Lot - for end point of a road with an attraction too much far to have a correct route

This is the list of the main infos on Waze.
The list includes the "Waze Permalink" to help editors to find the correct position.

Multi storey car parks (Reykjavik)
Parking Bergstaðir - Bergstaðastræti, 6 - LiveMap
Parking Kolaport - Kalkofnsvegur, 1 - LiveMap
Parking Ráðhúsið - Tjarnargata, 11 - LiveMap
Parking Vesturgata - Miðstræti, 2 - LiveMap
Parking Vitatorg - Skúlagata, 59 - LiveMap
Parking Stjörnuport - Laugavegur, 94 - LiveMap
Parking Traðarkot - Hverfisgata, 20 - LiveMap


Attractions

Rekjavik Area
Bessastaðakirkja Church
Bessastaðir
Cathedral of Christ the King
Dómkirkjan Church
Elliðaárdalur Valley
Esjan
Grótta
Grótta Lighthouse
Hallgrímskirkja Church
Hellisgerði (The Elf Garden)
Höfði
Hveragerði Visitor Center
Ice Cave Iceland
Laugarvatnshellar Caves
Listasafn Reykjavíkur Asmundarsafn
Listasafn Reykjavíkur Kjarvalstaðir
Listasafn Reykjavíkur Hafnarhús
National Museum of Iceland
Nauthólsvík Beach
Skálholt
The National Gallery of Iceland
Thingvellir Church
Thingvellir National Park Visitor Center

South West Area
Blue Lagoon
Bobby Fischer Center
Bobby Fischer's Grave
Bridge Between Two Continents
Dollan Lava Cave
Gardskagaviti Lighthouse Old
Gardskagaviti Lighthouse
Geothermal Energy Exhibition
Gunnuhver
Krisuvikurberg Cliffs
Listasafn Reykjanesbæjar Museum
Raufarhólshellir (Split Mound Cave)
Reykjanesviti Cliff
Reykjanesviti Lighthouse
Selatangar
Seltún Geothermal Area
Straumur
Útsýnissvæði
Viking World

South Area
Dverghamrar
Dyrhólaey Lighthouse (Dyrhólaeyjarviti)
Dyrhólaey Promontory
Eldfell Volcano
Eldgjá Canyon
Eldheimar Museum (Vestmannaeyjar Island)
Fagrifoss Waterfall
Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon
Fjallsárlón Glacier Lagoon
Foss á Síðu Waterfall
Geothermal Park
Gigjokull Glacier
Gljúfrafoss Waterfall (Gljúfrabúi Waterfall)
Gluggafoss Waterfall (Merkjárfoss Waterfall)
Háalda
Hjörleifshaugur
Hjörleifshöfði Promontory
Ingolfshöfdi Nature Reserve (Puffin Tour)
Kerið Crater Lake
Kirkjufjara Beach
Kirkjugólf
Lakagígar (Laki)
Laufskálavarða
Ófærufoss Waterfall
Paradísarhellir - Paradise Cave
Reynisdrangar
Reynisfjara Black Beach
Rútshellir Cave
Seljalandsfoss Waterfall
Seljavallalaug Zwembad
Skaftafell Visitor Center
Skeiðará Bridge Monument
Skógafoss Waterfall
Skógar Museum
Sólheimasandur Plane Crash
Stjórnarfoss Waterfall
Stokksnes
Svartifoss Waterfall
Svínafellsjökull Glacier Lake
Systrafoss Waterfall
Urriðafoss Waterfall
Vík Visitor Center

South East Area
Flaajokull Area
Fláajökull Glacier
Fláajökull Glacier Lake
Haukafell Forest
Heinabergslón Glacier Lake
Höfn Visitor Center
Huldusteinn Mineral Collection
Jökulsárlón Glacier Lake
Kvíamýrarkambur Glacier Viewpoint
Reykjadalur

East Area
Breiðdalsvík Visitor Center
Díma í Lóni Natural Monument
Eggin í Gleðivík
Egilsstaðir Visitor Center
Fardagafoss Waterfall
French Sailor Cemetery (Fáskrúðsfjördur)
Grænafell
Gufufoss Waterfall
Helgustaðanáma
Hengifoss Waterfall
Húsavíkurkirkja Víknaslóðum
Klifbrekkufossar Waterfall
Litlanesfoss Waterfall
Mulafoss Waterfall
Petra's Stone Collection
Rjukandi Waterfall
Sænautasel Museum
Snaefellsstofa Visitor Center
Snæfell Mountain
Snæfell Mountain Visitor Center
Sveinstekksfoss Waterfall
Vatnsdalur Valley East Iceland

North East Area
Ásbyrgi Canyon
Dettifoss Selfoss Hafragilsfoss Waterfalls Parking East Side
Dettifoss Selfoss Hafragilsfoss Waterfalls Parking West Side
Dettifoss Waterfall
Dimmuborgir
Gljúfrastofa Visitor Center
Grjótagjá Lava Cave
Hafragilsfoss Waterfall
Húsavík Whale Museum (Hvalasafnið á Húsavík)
Hveraröndor Hverir
Hverfjall Volcano
Krafla Caldera
Leirhnjúkar
Mývatn Lake
Myvatn Lookout Viewpoint
Mývatn Visitor Center
Námafjall
Rauðanes Point
Selfoss Waterfall
Skútustaðagígar Craters
Þeistareykjabunga Crater
The Arctic Henge
Theistareykir Volcanic Springs
Þingeyinga Folk Museum
Tungulending Harbour
Viti Crater Lake

North Area
Akureyrarkirkja (Church of Akureyri)
Akureyri Museum
Borgarvirki
Botanical Garden Akureyri
Christmas Garden
Glaumbær Museum
Goðafoss Waterfall
Grettislaug Hot Spring
Hegranesþing
Hrísey Lighthouse
Hvítserkur
Kjarnaskógur
Kolugljúfur Waterfall
Laufás Museum
Nonnahús Akureyri
Sauðárkrókur Visitor Center
Siglufjarðarskarð
Tröllaskagi Viewpoint
Vaglaskógur Forest
Vaglaskógur Forest
Varmahlid Visitor Center
Víðimýri Turf Church (Víðimýrarkirkja)

West Fjord Area
Bjargtangar Lighthouse
Borea Adventures
Dynjandi Waterfall
Garðar BA 64
Hellulaug Natural Hot Spring
Hvalá River
Hvalárfoss Waterfall
Látrabjarg Promontory
Latrar Air Station
Minjasafn Egils Ólafssonar að Hnjóti
Museum of Icelandic Sorcery and Witchcraft
Rauðisandur Beach
Rjúkandafoss Waterfall
Rjúkandi River

West Area
Akranes Museum Centre
Arkranes Lighthouse New
Arkranes Lighthouse Old
Arnarstapi Viewpoint
Barnafoss Waterfall
Bjarnarfoss Waterfall
Bjarnarhöfn Shark Museum
Búðakirkja Church
Communication Antenna
Deildartunguhver Thermal Spring
Djúpalónssandur Beach
Fálki
Faxi Waterfall
Gerðuberg Basalt Columns
Geysir
Geysir Center
Glanni Waterfall
Glymur Waterfall
Grábrók Crater
Grábrók Mountain
Guðrúnarlaug Hot Pool
Helgafell
Hraunfossar Waterfall
Ingjaldshóll
Ingjaldshólskirkja
Kirkjufell Mountain
Kirkjufellsfoss Waterfall
Langárfoss Waterfall
Laugarbrekka
Ljósufjöll Fissure Vent
Lóndrangar Rocks
Malariff Visitor Center
Malarrif Lighthouse
Nýjabúd
Old House
Öndverðarnes Cliff
Öndverðarnes Lighthouse
Öxarárfoss Waterfall
Rauðfeldsgjá
Saxhóll Crater
Sólheimajökull Glacier Lake
Svalþúfa Þúfubjarg Cliff
The Settlement Center
Vatnaleið Waterfall
Vatnshellir Lava Cave
Ytri Tunga Beach

Central Area
Aldeyjarfoss Waterfall
Askja
Brennisteinsalda Volcano
Bruarfoss Waterfall
Flúðir Visitor Center
Gjáin Waterfall
Gullfoss Waterfall
Háifoss Waterfall
Haukadalur, Golden Circle
Herðubreið Volcano
Herðubreiðarlindir Visitor Center
Hjálparfoss Waterfall
Into The Glacier
Into The Glacier Base Camp
Kverkfjöll Glacier
Landmannalaugar
Laugafell
Ljótipollur Crater Lake
Nýidalur Valley
Öskjuvatn Crater Lake
Secret Lagoon (Gamla Laugin)
Strokkur Geysir
Surtshellir Lava Cave
Þjóðveldisbærinn
Veiðivötn Lakes
Víðgelmir Lava Cave

Ferry Roads
Árskógssandur-Hrísey
Brjánslækur-Flatey
Dalvík-Grímsey
Dalvík-Hrísey
Stykkishólmur-Flatey
Þorlákshöfn-Vestmannaeyjar
Vestmannaeyjar-Landeyjahöfn

Golf Courses
Akranes Golf Course
Akureyri Golf Course
Álftaness Golf Course
Ásbyrgi Golf Course
Bakkakotsvöllur Golf Course
Borgarnes Golf Course
Brautarholt Golf Course
Byggðarholts Golf Course
Flúðir Golf Course
Geysir Golf Course
GKG Golf Course
Glanni Golf Course
Görðum Golf Course
Grafarholt Golf Course
Hella Golf Course
Hellishólar Golf Course
Hveragerdi Golf Course
Keilir Golf Course
Kidjaberg Golf Course
Kirkjubólsvöll Golf Course
Kjölur Golf Course
Kollur Golf Course
Krossdalsvöllur Golf Course
Mostri Golf Course
Oddur Golf Course
Öndverðarnes Golf Course
Reykjavik Golf Course Korpa
Selfoss Golf Course
Seltjarnarnes Golf Course
Setbergsvollur Golf Course
Sudurnes Golf Course
Vestman Island Golf Course
Þorlákshafnarvöllur Golf Course

Others
Álftakrókur Hut
Básar á Goðalandi Hut
Desjarárstífla Dam
Dreki Hut
Eyjadalsá
Fljótsdalur Power Station
Hagavatn Hut
Hálslón Dam
Hellisheiði Power Station
Hrafntinnusker Hut
Hrauneyjafoss Power Station
Hvalfjörður Tunnel
Hveravellir Hut
Jökulheimar Hut
Kárahnjúkar Hydropower Plant
Kerlingarfjöll Hut
Krafla Power Station
Landmannahellir Hut
Laxá I' Power Station
Ljósafoss Power Station
Sauðárdalsstífla Dam
Sigurdarskáli Hut
Steingrímsstöð Power Station
Svartsengi Geothermal Power Station
Thakgil Hut
Thorsteinsskáli Hut
Tjarnarkot Hut
Versalir Hut
Múlaskáli Lónsöræfi Hut
Landmannalaugar Hut

Fishing Lakes
Aedarvatn Lake Melrakkaslétta
Arnarvatn Lake Melrakkaslétta
Baulárvallarvatn Lake
Elliðavatn Lake
Eyrarvatn Lake Svínadalur
Geitabergsvatn Lake Svínadalur
Gíslholtsvatn Eystra Lake
Gíslholtsvatn Vestra Lake
Haugatjarnir Lake
Haukadalsvatn Lake
Hitarvatn Lake
Hraunhafnarvatn Lake
Hraunsfjarðarvatn Lake
Hraunsfjörður Lake
Kleifarvatn Lake Breiðdalur
Kleifarvatn Lake Reykjanesi
Langavatn Lake Mýrasýslu
Ljósavatn Lake
Meðalfellsvatn Lake Kjós
Mjoavatn Lake Breiðdalur
Ölvesvatn Lake
Sænautavatn Lake
Sauðlauksdalsvatn Lake
Skriðuvatn Lake
Sléttuhlidarvatn Lake
Svínavatn Lake Hunavatnssyslu
Syðridalsvatn Lake
Thingvallavatn Lake
Þórisstaðavatn Lake Svínadalur
Þveit Lake
Úlfljótsvatn Lake Vesturbakkinn
Urriðavatn Lake
Vatnsdalsvatn Lake Vatnsfirði
Vestmannsvatn Lake
Vífilsstaðavatn Lake Garðabær
Víkurflóð Lake Kirkjubæjarklaustur

Nature Reserves
Fjallabak Nature Reserve
Geitland Nature Reserve
Guðlaugstungur Nature Reserve
Heiðmörk Nature Reserve
Herðubreiðarlindir Nature Reserve
Höfði Nature Park
Hornstrandir Nature Reserve
Hvannalindir Nature Reserve
Hveravellir Nature Reserve
Jökulsárgljúfur Nature Reserve
Kringilsárrani Naure Reserve
Lónsöræfi Nature Reserve
Reykjanesfólkvangur Nature Reserve
Snæfellsjökull National Park
Thingvellir National Park
Thjórsárver Nature Reserve
Vatnajökull National Park
Vatnsfjörður Nature Reserve

Glaciers
Drangajökull Glacier
Eyjafjallajökull Glacier
Fláajökull Glacier
Hofsjökull Glacier
Kvíamýrarkambur Glacier
Langjökull Glacier
Mýrdalsjökull Glacier
Snæfellsjökull Glacier
Sólheimajökull Glacier
Svínafellsjökull Glacier
Þórisjökull Glacier
Tungnafellsjökull Glacier
Vatnajökull Glacier
Jökulkinn Glacier

Whale Watching
Elding Whale Watching (Rekjavik Area)
Reykjavik Sailors Whale Watching (Rekjavik Area)
Special Tours Whale Watching (Rekjavik Area)
Whale Safari Whale Watching (Rekjavik Area)
Gentle Giants Whale Watching (North East Area)
Húsavík Adventures Whale Watching (North East Area)
North Sailing Whale Watching (North East Area)
Salka Whale Watching (North East Area)
Akureyri Whale Watching (North Area)
Ambassador Akureyri Whale Watching (North Area)
Artic Sea Tours Whale Watching (North Area)
Whale Watching Hauganes (North Area)
Láki Tours Whale Watching (West Area)
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Re: Tourist attractions in Iceland

Postby tbk0 » Tue Dec 15, 2015 4:46 pm

Updated at 15 December 2015
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Re: Tourist attractions in Iceland

Postby tbk0 » Sat Jan 02, 2016 9:08 pm

Updated at 02 January 2016
Added: Sólheimasandur Plane Crash
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Re: Tourist attractions in Iceland

Postby tbk0 » Mon Jan 25, 2016 8:48 am

Updated at 24 January 2016

Elding Whale Watching
Hvalárfoss Waterfall
Hvalárfoss Waterfall Parking
Laugarvatnshellar Caves Parking
Sænautasel Museum
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Re: Tourist attractions in Iceland

Postby tbk0 » Sat Feb 06, 2016 11:29 am

Updated at 06 February 2016.

Added LiveMap Permalink

Gjáin Waterfall Parking
Urriðafoss Waterfall
Elliðaárdalur Valley
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Re: Tourist attractions in Iceland

Postby tbk0 » Mon Feb 29, 2016 4:16 am

Updated at 28 February 2016.

Eyjafjallajökull Glacier
Mýrdalsjökull Glacier
Hvítserkur
Akranes Museum Centre
Deildartunguhver Thermal Spring
Víðgelmir Lava Cave
Langárfoss Waterfall
Öndverðarnes Lighthouse
Fálki
Öndverðarnes Cliff
Malarrif Lighthouse
Laugarbrekka
Hornstrandir Nature Reserve
Minjasafn Egils Ólafssonar að Hnjóti
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Re: Tourist attractions in Iceland

Postby Unholy » Mon Feb 29, 2016 11:54 am

Way to go, tbk0!
Thank you for helping world-wide Wazers!


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Re: Tourist attractions in Iceland

Postby shmupi » Mon Feb 29, 2016 1:00 pm

Well done !
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Re: Tourist attractions in Iceland

Postby tbk0 » Tue Mar 01, 2016 11:53 am

It's a great satisfaction to see now on every road "GPS tracks" , also in very remote areas, and finally to see local drivers everyday on the map of Waze. This is a great encouragement to continue the improving, and I'm happy for your opinion.
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Re: Tourist attractions in Iceland

Postby marcedli » Thu Mar 03, 2016 9:29 am

Wonderful job! Congrats, you killed it!


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