Mývatn

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Mývatn is a volcanic reserve in northeastern Iceland, where some stunning geothermal topographical features can be seen. Lake Mývatn, in the center of the area, is home to numerous birds. There is a huge icecap not far from Mývatn, which shelters the are from heavy rains and causes it to experience one of the most pleasant climates in Iceland.

The area is excellent for hiking ans Mývatn is a good place to stay if you want to visit the Pjóogarour Jökulsárgljúfur National Park, the Kverkfjöll ice caves, the Askja caldera, or the Hverfell crater. Mývatn is 300 km northeast of Reykjavík.


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