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Outdoor Lake Myvatn

Waterfall
Dettifoss Waterfall , Lake Myvatn
4.8
Dettifoss Waterfall is thought to be the most powerful waterfall in Europe. At 100 m (328 ft) wide and 44 m (131 ft) tall, it is also one of
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Water Body
Lake Myvatn , Lake Myvatn
4.5
Created 2,300 years ago by volcanic eruption, Lake Myvatn features craters, mud pits, lava columns, distant mountains, and lifting steam. The
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Geologic Formation
Hverir , Lake Myvatn
4.7
Leave behind the comforts of civilization at Hverir, where the power of nature rules. Few countries compare to Iceland when it comes to volca
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Hot Spring
Mývatn Nature Baths , Lake Myvatn
4.4
Soak inside or out at Mývatn Nature Baths. A warm natural lagoon maintains a temperature of 35-40 C (95-104 F). Inside you can take an even h
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Mountain
4.7
Gigantic mud craters surrounded by sulfur crystals of many different colors, bubbling mud pots, and steam pots make up the landscape of Mt. N
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Where to stay in Lake Myvatn

Myvatn boasts a number of charming hotels, bed and breakfasts, and guesthouses in a scenic shoreline setting. Amenities vary considerably, ranging from lodging with shared bathrooms to those boasting on-site spas, so do your research before booking. You'll find private holiday apartments, houses, cottages, and even farms in the region, which can be a more economical option for large groups and those planning a longer stay. For easy access to cafes, stores, and restaurants, stay near the towns of Reykjahlío, Skutustaoir, or the ring road.
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