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Informazioni su Seltjarnarnes

4.8
47 Recensioni
Genere
Islands, Cultural attractions, Bird Sights, Nature Reserves, Towns & Villages
Nazione
Iceland
La zona
2 sq km
Alta stagione
Summer
Temperatura media
1°C - 3°C / 33.8°F - 37.4°F
Linguaggio
Icelandic
Sicurezza
Adatto alle famiglie
Popolazione
4,726
Densità demografica
2,205.5/sq km
Voto medio
4.8
Numero di recensioni
47

The Seltjarnarnes Peninsula houses the Grotta lighthouse.

Seltjarnarnes is a township in the Reykjavik district. It has a population of about 4600 people and land-wise it is the smallest township in the country (2 km²). It is situated at the tip of the peninsula of the same name. 

While in the area, learn more about Reykjavik on a city tour.

The area around Grotta island and Bakkatjorn pond on Seltjarnarnes, both of them natural reserves, is particularly beautiful and rich with birdlife. A charming old lighthouse is located on Grotta.

Culturewise the township features a Medical History Museum, an independent theatre and a star observation society. Seltjarnarnes has also made a name for itself in sports, football team Grotta playing in Iceland's second level and their handball team playing the premier division.