Information about Höfn

Hofn a Hornafirdi, is a fishing town in southeast Iceland, with a population of 1641 (as of 2011). It has a strong harbour and its main industries are fishing and tourism.

Of note are several interesting museums and the annual Humarhatid (lobster festival). The area is also rich and varied birdlife and migratory birds from Scotland land here around April and leave around August/September.

Services near Höfn

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Attractions nearby Höfn

Hornafjörður

Hornafjörður (“Fjord of Horns”) is a fjord, municipality and growing community found in southeast Iceland. The fjord takes its ...

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Almannaskarðsgöng

Almannaskarðsgöng is a 1312m (roughly 1.3km) tunnel along Route 1, located near Höfn (Hornafjörður) in the eastern region of Ic...

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Fjallabak

  Fjallabak may refer to two highland routes, South Fjallabaksleid or the North Fjallbaksleid. South Fjallabaksleid The South Fjallabaksleid (...

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Þórbergssetur

Thorbergssetur, located in the remote region of Sudursveit in South-East Iceland, is a culture center and heritage museum dedicated to the history of ...

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Jokulsarlon

Jökulsárlón is Iceland’s most famous glacier lagoon. Conveniently located in the southeast by Route 1, about halfway b...

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Diamond Beach

The Diamond Beach is the name of a strip of black sand belonging to the greater Breiðamerkursandur glacial plain, located by the Jökul...

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Skaftafell

Skaftafell is a nature preserve in Oraefasveit. It used to be a national park of its own but joined the larger Vatnajokull National Park in 2008. Ska...

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Breiðamerkurjökull

Breiðamerkurjökull is the glacial tongue that extends from southern Vatnajökull and into the glacier lagoon Jökulsárl&ó...

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Eyjabakkar

Eyjabakkar is an oasis in the East Highlands of Iceland.  This is Iceland's second-largest wetland, the largest being Thjorsarver, itself a ...

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Papey

The quiet and quaint island of Papey can be found off Iceland's east coast, in the municipality of Djúpavogshreppur. Roughly 2 square kilom...

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Fjallsárlón

Fjallsárlón is a glacial lagoon in Iceland, located on the southern end of  Vatnajökull glacier. Fjallsárlón c...

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Djúpivogur

Djúpivogur is a small coastal village located on the Búlandsnes peninsula, nestled between the picturesque fjord, Hamarsfjörður...

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Snæfell

  Snaefell, in the east of the Icelandic highlands,  is the highest freestanding mountain in the country. It is located within the vast Vat...

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Fjallsjökull

Fjallsjokull is an outlet glacier of Oraefajokull and is located in Vatnajokull National Park, not far from Skaftafell. At this glacier you'll b...

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Eastjords

The Eastfjords of Iceland is a 120 km long stretch of coastline from Berufjörður, in the south, to the small fishing village of Borgarfj&ou...

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East Iceland

Stretching from the wide Eastfjords mountain range, set with many small fjords, through the fertile Fljotsdalsherad district and towards the highlands...

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Öræfajökull

  Oraefajokull is a glacier volcano in South-East Iceland. On its north-western side is Iceland's highest peak, Hvannadalshnjukur (2109 m). ...

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Hvannadalshnúkur

Hvannadalshnúkur or Hvannadalshnjúkur is the highest peak of Öræfajökull volcanic glacier in Vatnajökull National P...

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Hnappavellir

Hnappavellir is Iceland's most popular climbing area, as well as its largest. These are vertical cliffs situated near Skaftafell in Vatnajok...

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Vatnajokull

Vatnajökull is the largest ice cap in Iceland and the third largest glacier in Europe, covering 8% of the island's landmass. Vatnaj&ou...

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Tours near Höfn

8 Day Self Drive Tour | Circle Of Iceland Camping Trip

Book this tour for an incredible camping trip all around Iceland! If you have always dreamed of......

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12 Day Self Drive Tour | Circle Of Iceland & National Parks

Book now for a magical 12-day tour of Iceland. See all the famous spots, and discover some......

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10 Day Self Drive Tour | Best Ring Road Attractions with Snaefellsnes Peninsula

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8 Day Self Drive Tour | The Ring Road & The Golden Circle

Book this tour for eight incredible days in the Land of Ice and Fire. This self-drive excursion......

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9 Day Self Drive Tour | Circle of Iceland & Snaefellsnes Peninsula

Embark on a grand adventure encircling Iceland on this amazing self-drive tour. You'll be sure......

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13 Day Self Drive Tour | Circle Of Iceland & Westfjords

Jump behind the wheel for this 13-day, self-drive tour around Iceland! You will get to see......

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11 Day Self Drive Tour | Ring Road & East Fjords

Explore all the best Iceland has to offer on this 11-day road trip! You'll drive the classic......

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Vatnajökull Aurora Tour Starting from Höfn

Experience the northern lights by Vatnajökull, the largest glacier in Europe, where the aurora......

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Ice Cave Day Tour with Flights from Reykjavik

Hop on a plane for a scenic flight over the south coast of Iceland and then explore a natural......

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Summer 6 Day Self Drive Tour | Circle of Iceland

Drive the whole circle around Iceland in only six days! If you don't have much time but still......

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9 Day Package | With Guided Tour Around The Ring Road of Iceland

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十一黄金周 | 8天7夜 | 冰岛环岛中文导游精品团 - Winter Offer

9月下旬至10月初,冰岛进入金黄的秋季,日照逐渐变短,有了看极光的可能的同时,依然能环岛游览全部主要景区。这个8天7夜的冰岛环岛旅行团,最适合不想开车、英文交流能力有限、又想饱览冰岛名胜的朋友。......

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限时促销:十一黄金周 | 8天7夜 | 冰岛环岛中文导游精品团

9月下旬至10月初,冰岛进入金黄的秋季,日照逐渐变短,有了看极光的可能的同时,依然能环岛游览全部主要景区。这个8天7夜的冰岛环岛旅行团,最适合不想开车、英文交流能力有限、又想饱览冰岛名胜的朋友。......

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6 Day Private Tour Around Iceland | Myvatn, Jokulsarlon & South Coast

See the most popular Icelandic attractions as well as some hidden gems on this private 6-day......

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5 Day Winter Adventure | Guided South Coast Tour and Golden Circle Self-Drive

Embark on a 5-day winter adventure in Iceland. This tour is tailored to those who want to see as......

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The 'Full Monty' Private Helicopter Tour

Visit South Iceland's most astonishing natural highlights with this amazing private helicopter......

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The Full Monty Helicopter Tour

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The Ring Road with Whale Watching in Akureyri

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Ring Road Tour - Winter Adventure with Northern Lights Hunt

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Iceland On Your Own | Circle Road and Highlands Bus Passport

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8 Day Winter Self Drive | Northern Lights and Ice Caves

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Iceland On Your Own | Highlights of Iceland Bus Passport

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Iceland On Your Own | Combo Bus Passport

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6 Day Summer Package | South Iceland with a Greenland Day Tour

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7 Day Guided Winter Tour | Half-Circle of Iceland and Flight back to Reykjavik

Jump aboard this seven-day winter minibus tour around Iceland. You will be driven from Reykjavík......

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9 Day Self-Drive Winter Tour | Snaefellsnes Peninsula, South Coast, and Ice Cave

Book this incredible self-drive tour to make the most of nine days in Iceland. This tour is......

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10 Day Winter Self Drive Tour | The Circle of Iceland

Drive the entire ring-road of Iceland in ten days, on this immersive winter tour. Carefully......

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8 Day Winter Excursion | Guided Circle of Iceland Minibus Tour

Join this all-encompassing, guided minibus tour, travelling the full circle around Iceland to......

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10 Day Winter in Depth Self Drive | Snaefellsnes, Northern Lights and the South Coast

Join this 10-day self-drive tour to experience the greatest sites of Iceland within a winter......

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8 Day Self Drive Budget Tour | Around Iceland and the Golden Circle

Save money by booking this self-drive budget package, for the chance to spend the whole of eight......

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10 Day Self Drive Tour on a Budget | The Ring Road with Snaefellsnes Peninsula

Explore the best Iceland has to offer on this extensive ten-day self-drive tour. Travel the......

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9 Day Budget Self Drive Tour | Circle of Iceland & Snaefellsnes Peninsula

Experience Iceland to the fullest with this budget self-drive tour, exploring the country’s most......

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11 Day Self Drive Tour on a Budget | East Fjords & Myvatn

Trail all around the island of ice and fire on this eleven-day budget self-drive tour. This......

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12 Day Budget Self Drive Tour | The Ring Road & National Parks

Embark on a journey around Iceland and explore the country’s most popular attractions on this......

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13 Day Self Drive Tour on Budget | Circle Of Iceland & Westfjords

Be the master of your journey and your wallet on this 13-day budget self-drive tour around the......

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Mountains and Canyons in South-East Iceland

Join this superjeep and light walking tour from Höfn to the wonderful countryside of Lón fjords.......

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Circle of Iceland with Snaefellsnes Peninsula | 10-Day Winter Package

Circle the incredible country of Iceland in the depth of winter with this exciting package. Over......

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