Information about Efstidalur

Efstidalur is a cattle-farm that holds a hotel, cafe, restaurant, and arguably the best ice-cream in Iceland.

Located on the Golden Circle route, Efstidalur is within easy reach of sites such as Gullfoss, Geysir, Þingvellir National Park, Laugarvatn and Flúðir. For those self-driving this tourist trail, therefore, it is a great place to stop for a snack.

You are welcome to enjoy the company of the animals on site, and look at how the farm produces its dairy products, such as its Skyr, cheese and ice cream. Efstidalur is the embodiment of the ‘farm-to-table’ ethos.

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