Informationen über: Ljótipollur

Ljotipollur is found in the southern Icelandic highlands.

Ljótipollur is an explosion crater and crater lake in the south Highlands. Its name means ‘Ugly Puddle’, despite the fact it is an incredibly beautiful site. It is part of the Veiðavötn volcanic area.

Explore this location on an Icelandic Highlands tour.

Ljótipollur is located in the southern highlands, in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve. It is most easily reached by those who go to Landmannalaugar, and take the four-hour hike to it and back.

Landmannalaugar is a highland oasis, open throughout the summer months, with colourful rhyolite mountains and hot springs. It is a hiker’s paradise, marking one end of the Laugavegur trail that ends in Þórsmörk. Though this journey takes four days, Ljótipollur is a perfect example of a hike within Landmannalaugar that can be done within hours.

Those in Landmannalaugar who wish to take a shorter hike should take those to Mount Brennisteinsalda or Mount Bláhnúkur.

Ljótipollur is a beautiful feature, with blue waters, green vegetations growing up and down its slopes, and vividly coloured red lava rock surrounding it.

Dienstleistungen in der Nähe: Ljótipollur

Alle Dienstleistungen in 50km Radius

Attraktionen in der Umgebung: Ljótipollur

Frostastaðavatn

Photo Credit: Wikimedia, Creative Commons. Photo by Gestumblindi Frostastaðavatn is a lake in the southern region of the Highlands of Iceland. Its sh...

Ansehen

Landmannalaugar

Landmannalaugar ("Die Bäder des Volks") ist ein riesiges Gebiet von atemberaubender und einzigartiger Schönheit im Herzen des südlichen Hochlandes v...

Ansehen

Fjallabak

Fjallabak may refer to Fjallabak Nature Reserve, or two highland routes, South Fjallabaksleið or the North Fjallbaksleið. The name 'Fjallabak...

Ansehen

Dómadalur

Domadalur is a valley east of Kringla (Landmannahellir cave) in the south of the Icelandic highlands. The valley has a little shallow lake and east...

Ansehen

Bláhnjúkur

Blahnjukur (a.k.a. Blahnukur) is a volcano in the area of Landmannalaugar, in the South Highlands of Iceland.  Browse a wide range of tours of the...

Ansehen

Brennisteinsalda

Brennisteinsalda (ca. 855 m) is a volcano in the area of Landmannalaugar National Park, in the South Highlands of Iceland. Explore this region on...

Ansehen

Sigoldugljufur

Sigöldugljúfur, also known as the Valley of Tears, is a canyon in the Icelandic Highlands. It is most renowned for and earned its nickname from its...

Ansehen

Torfajökull

Torfajökull is the name of both a stratovolcano and a complex of subglacial volcanoes, north of Mýrdalsjökull glacier in South Iceland. The volcano...

Ansehen

Strútslaug

Strutslaug (also known as Holmsarbotnalaug) is a geothermal pool in the South Highlands, north of Myrdalsjokull glacier and close to Torfajokull glaci...

Ansehen

Veiðivötn

Veiðivötn is an area of over 50 small fishing lakes, situated north-east of Friðland að Fjallabaki and Landmannalaugar. The overall area is approxim...

Ansehen

Eldgjá

Wikimedia, Creative Commons, Photo by Ilya Grigorik Eldgjá is the largest volcanic canyon in the world, located in the South of Iceland. Explore thi...

Ansehen

Uxatindar

Uxatindar is a mountain peak in the Southern Highlands which stands 642 metres above sea level. It is green with moss throughout summer and is surro...

Ansehen

Stórasúla

Stórasúla is a distinctive, cone-shaped mountain found in the Southern Highlands of Iceland. The mountain has an elevation of 693 m (2274 ft).  Exp...

Ansehen

Maelifell

Mælifell is a composite cone volcano located in the highlands of South Iceland. Geography of Mælifell Mælifell is a 791 metre tall volcano that st...

Ansehen

Bláfjöll

Wikimedia, Creative Commons, photo by Reykholt The Blue Mountains, otherwise known as Bláfjöll, are a beautiful mountain range in the south-west of I...

Ansehen

Krakatindur

Krakatindur is an 858 m volcano in Rangarvallasysla in South Iceland. The volcano is located in the Nyjahraun lava field and belongs to the Hekla vo...

Ansehen

Faxi

Credit: Wikimedia, Creative Commons. Photo by Kkaefer. Faxi is a wide, serene waterfall in South Iceland. It can be found in the Tungufljót River. E...

Ansehen

Sveinstindur

Photo from Four-day Highland Hiking Tour | Volcanic Trail Part 1 Sveinstindur is a 1093 m (3408 ft) high mountain in Iceland's Central Highlands...

Ansehen

Laugavegur (Wanderweg)

Laugavegur is one of the most popular highland trails in Iceland. The scenery is breathtaking in its beauty and diversity, perfectly representing th...

Ansehen

Landmannaleið

Photo from Wikimedia, Creative Commons, by Pietro Landmannaleið, or the F225, is a highland road that leads to the Fjallabak Nature Reserve and towar...

Ansehen