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Lake Myvatn, Iceland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Really enjoyed an evening here. A lot to see and take in. Wonderfully quiet the later you go, and why not given the perpetual daylight. Easy to park, easy to explore. Sped spot time here. Beautiful solitude.

Thank Harrison_F_Carter
Reviewed 4 days ago

chrsfln - Said the French tourist. We were here June 2017 and it was lovely. Prices are in line with every other place in Iceland. It is expensive. Can't do anything about the flies. They don't bite and are just annoying. As far as too...More

Thank Lorna H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Don't hang around in Rekyjavik go to the North where you will see the real Iceland. Lake Myvatn has everything and more! Just up the road is the best Thermo Baths, half the price of the Blue Lagoon and more authentic.

Thank lorna h
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were traveling from Akureyri to Egilsstadir in early May and the tour stopped at Lake MyVatn. The landscape was somewhat remote and desolate and it would have been interesting to explore the area. Unfortunately the exterior thermometer in the bus registered 1 degC, which...More

Thank SandF2012
Reviewed 6 days ago

Some great photos of the lake from the south/southwest side where the land masses inside the lake really pop out from the water.

Thank nanette v
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lake Myvatn is very nice and fascinating area with many types of nature wonders and beauties. We were visiting in May, after heavy rain. The amount of midges was overwhelming...

Thank Kleopetra
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wasn't certain what to expect at Lake Myvatn, and that's good because it is indescribable. The landscape around the lake is totally different and unique from any landscape I've seen anywhere else. It's a great place for hikes. The Nature Baths are nearby. The...More

1  Thank LeeMTucson_Arizona
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A drive round is not enough. Get out of the car at various car parks for a short walk. The bird life is very varied and tame, the lake is so shallow that you can see the bottom and all the algea. The lava formations...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Plenty to see if you can stand the gnats!!! Yikes!! Plenty of lava formations, pseudo-craters & horseback riding.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

great hiking with beautiful sights. worth a visit and worth braving the flying cratures. many trails. they are marked. maps can be had at the tourist info office.

Thank gilad54
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do we need to buy tickets ahead to access the bath or can we just buy tickets on ? thanks anna
7 September 2016|
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Response from HiHonu808 | Reviewed this property |
You can buy tickets at the baths.
Irina B
Hello, when the midges appear actually? what is the chance to face them in the beginning of June?
11 May 2016|
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
Hey Irina Midges are out summer to autumn, so I'd pack insect repellent. David
Hi! On your trip to Lake Myvatn in the winter did you do a self-drive or a tour? We are thinking of going next March and do a self-drive. Do you have any tips for winter holiday there? Thanks in advance.
29 October 2015|
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Response from Simone194 | Reviewed this property |
I went in summer of 2010 in August on selfdrive tour. no problem. again I went on tour with JGtravel with a tourguide and only 7 other persons to Myvatn in Febr 2015. great tour!! I could not do a selfdrive at all then. due... More