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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Stokksnes

Vestrahorn, on the Stokksnes peninsula in Southeast Iceland, is one of the country’s most breathtaking mountains. With peaks reaching up to 45...

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Heinabergslón

Credit: PhotoVicky.  Heinabergslón is a glacial lagoon found within Vatnajökull National Park, located on the South Coast of Iceland...

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Svínafellsjökull

Photo from Svinafellsjokull Glacier Hiking Tour Svínafellsjökull in an outlet glacier of Vatnajökull, the largest ice cap in Europe,...

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Fláajökull

Wikimedia. Creative Commons. Credit:  Jerzy Strzelecki. Fláajökull ("Sloping Glacier") is a small glacier tongue foun...

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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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Eyjabakkajökull

Credit: Wikimedia, Creative Commons. Photo by NASA. Eyjabakkajökull is a northeastern glacial tongue of the great Vatnajökull glacier,...

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Jökulsárlón

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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Breiðamerkurjökull

Breiðamerkurjökull is the glacial tongue that extends from southern Vatnajökull and into the glacier lagoon Jökulsárló...

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Breiðárlón

Photo from Wikimedia, Creative Commons, by Bromr. Breiðárlón is a gorgeous, yet often overlooked glacier lagoon, that can be found ...

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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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Bruarjokull

Wikimedia. Creative Commons. NASA.  Brúarjökull is a 1600 sq km (617 sq mi) glacier tongue extending from Iceland's largest ice-...

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Eastfjords

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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Tours near Höfn

2 Day Ice Cave Tour | South Coast Waterfalls & Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon

Step right up to join this fully guided tour of the most popular and unique sites along the......

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8 Days / 7 Nights Self Drive Tour | The Ring Road & Golden Circle

Book now and secure yourself eight days and 7 nights in the land of ice and fire. This road trip......

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Snowmobile Tour on Vatnajokull Glacier

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

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

Jump aboard this seven-day winter minibus tour around Iceland, from Reykjavík to the most iconic......

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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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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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8 Day Winter Self Drive | Northern Lights and Ice Caves

Get cool on this eight-day and seven-night winter adventure in Iceland. Enter Ice caves by the......

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12 Day Winter Package | Circle of Iceland & Snaefellsnes Peninsula

Experience the wonders of Iceland on this 12-day winter package that takes you to all the......

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

Embark on a magical 12-day tour of Iceland. See all the famous attractions, and discover some......

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

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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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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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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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2 Day Road Trip to Jokulsarlon with Ice Caving

Delve into the mysteries of Iceland on this fast, 2-day self-drive adventure along Iceland’s......

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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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13 Day Self Drive Tour | Ring Road with Snaefellsnes & Westfjords

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

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6 Day Summer 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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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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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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7 Day Self Drive Tour on a Budget | Around Iceland in a Week

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

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

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14 Day Budget Self Drive Tour | Iceland's Ring Road & the Westfjords

See the whole of Iceland and visit the Westfjords with this affordable two-week package. You’ll......

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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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Iceland - Hotel on wheels - The Great Iceland Ring Road Tour

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

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5-Day East Iceland Adventure | Local Experience

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The 'Full Monty' Private Helicopter Tour

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The 'Full Monty' Helicopter Tour

Visit the best of which South Iceland has to offer with this soaring helicopter tour; exploring......

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10 Day Winter Tour around Iceland with Ice Cave

Hop on board this winter round tour that covers the whole Ring Road as well as the magnificent......

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Game of Thrones Locations | 8 Day Complete Circle of Iceland Tour

Journey around the country and visit the many locations in Iceland that have featured in the HBO......

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3-Day Summer Self-Drive Tour | Golden Circle & South Coast to Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon

Explore Iceland's top destinations in your own time by driving along the gorgeous South Coast......

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Mountains & Canyons in South-East Iceland

Join this Super Jeep excursion from the South Iceland town Höfn to visit fjords, waterfalls,......

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