Information about Húsafell

Husafell is one of the most popular destination of travelers in the country, a unique natural attraction. It has much history and strong ties with legends and folklore. It is located in Borgarjordur in West Iceland.

Husafell has excellent facilities and services, offering many recreational activities, beautiful woodlands, Húsafellsskógur, located in a field of lava and nice warm pools. The old farmhouse there was built in 1904 and is run as a hotel.  

Many birds can be found in Husafell. The mountain ring around the area is exeptionally beautiful. Husafell is also located near many other of Iceland's top natural attractions, such as the waterfalls Barnafossar and Hraunfossar, Langjokull glacier, Deildartunguhver hot spring, Surtshellir cave and Reykholt village.

Artist Pall Gudmundsson (a.k.a. Pall of Husafell) is from there, famous for his stone harps. He has worked with Icelandic band Sigur Ros.

Services near Húsafell

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Attractions nearby Húsafell

Hraunfossar

Hraunfossar in Borgarfjordur district is a series of beautiful waterfalls  formed by rivulets streaming from a short distance out of the&nb...

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Barnafoss

Barnafoss ('Children's Waterfall') is a waterfall in Hvita river in Borgarfjordur. The waterfall runs through a narrow rocky gorge and le...

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Víðgelmir

Photo from: Into the Lava | Audio Tour of Víðgelmir Lava Cave and Borgarfjörður Viðgelmir is the largest lava tube in Ic...

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Deildartunguhver

Deildartunguhver, by Reykholt, in Borgarfjordur district, has the highest flow rate for a hot spring in Europe. The flow rate of Deildartunguhver is&...

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Surtshellir

  Surtshellir, named after the fire giant of Norse mythology is the longest and most renowned lava cave in Iceland. Surtshellir is locate...

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Ok

  Ok (rhyming with 'talk' rather than 'O.K.') is a 1198 meters shield volcano. The volcano lies west of Langjokull in the Icela...

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Kaldidalur

The road of Kaldidalur valley  is a highland road, stretching from Thingvellir to Husafell (in Borgarfjordur district),  between Langjo...

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Þórisjökull

  Thorisjokull is a small glacier volcano in the Icelandic highlands. Thorisjokull is 1350 m high and located by the mountain trail Kaldidalur ...

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Langjökull

The mighty Langjokull (“The Long Glacier“), in the midwest highlands is the second-largest glacier in Iceland, at 935 km2. For jeep and sn...

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Snorrastofa

Snorrastofa is a cultural- and research center for medeval studies and the history of Borgarfjordur. The museum is situated in Reykholt, where Snorri...

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Reykholt

  Reykholt in Borgarfjordur district is among the most important historical places in the country. In Reykholt is Snorrastofa, a center for med...

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Eiriksjökull

  The  1675 meter high Eiriksjokull is located in the Borgarfjordur district, just east of Langjokull glacier. Eiriksjokull lies on the fri...

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Árhver and Vellir

Árhver (and nearby Vellir) is a geological feature which consists of six to eight vents on small sand flats, some slightly elevated but most ...

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Krauma Spa

Photo from Admission to Krauma Geothermal Baths The Krauma Spa is a geothermal bath and spa resort in West Iceland. It is located near Europe&#...

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Hallmundarhraun

  Hallmundarhraun is a lava field of the pahoehoe type (i.e. smooth unbroken basaltic lava with a smooth, billowy, undulating, or ropy surface) ...

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West Iceland

  West Iceland is home to Europe's most powerful hot spring, Iceland's most significant lava tube, fascinating glaciers, beautiful water...

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Skjaldbreiður

  Skjaldbreidur is a shield volcano in southwest Iceland. It is indeed shaped like a broad shield, whence it derives its name. The volcano cul...

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Glanni

Glanni is a beautiful waterfall in West Iceland, located close to the Grabrokarhraun lava field and the village Bifrost. Situated nearby, in the mid...

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Grábrók

Photo by Regína Hrönn Ragnarsdóttir Grábrók is a volcanic crater east of Lake Hreðavatn in the fjord of Borgarfj...

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Ice Tunnel

The Ice Tunnel is a man-made tunnel, carved into the depths of the Langjökull glacier.  ...

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Tours near Húsafell

Ice Tunnel Day Tour from Reykjavik

Hop aboard this super-jeep tour to the incredible tunnels carved into Langjökull glacier. This......

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West Iceland Highlights Private Tour

Join this private day tour to Borgarfjörður, a truly magical region of Iceland with its......

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Three-Day Sightseeing Tour | Husafell, the Golden Circle and the South Coast

Come along on this captivating three-day tour and visit both west and south Iceland as well as......

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Snowmobile & Ice Tunnel | Complete Langjokull Glacier Tour

Witness the beautiful Langjökull glacier in two entirely different ways, with this snowmobiling......

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Fire & Ice Tour | Ice Tunnel & Lava Cave

Jump on this amazing tour that combines lava tubing in the country’s longest cave and an......

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Into the Lava | Audio Tour of Vidgelmir Lava Cave and Borgarfjordur

Explore a fascinating lava tube, bask in natural hot springs, and see the spectacular sights of......

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Snowmobile Tour & the Ice Tunnel | All Year from Reykjavík

Join this tour that takes you to the heights of Iceland, and deep beneath the ice. This tour is......

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Lava Cave, Thermal Pool & Waterfalls

Visit the 1100 years old lava cave Víðgelmir. On the way to the cave we will visit the most......

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Lava Cave & Geothermal Adventure

Sign up for this one of a kind geothermal adventure, exploring the depths of Iceland’s largest......

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3-Day Ice & Fire Discount Tour Combo | Golden Circle, Ice Tunnel & Go Inside a Volcano

Grab this opportunity to experience the best of Iceland's diverse attractions on this 3-day......

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West Coast Super Jeep Tour | With Langjokull Ice Tunnel

Come along to the wind-swept coast of western Iceland in a Super Jeep built to handle rough and......

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Deep into the Glacier | Ice Tunnel Tour into Langjökull Glacier

Witness the magical world inside of a glacier on this once-in-a-lifetime journey. Recently......

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Into the Glacier | Ice Tunnels and Snowmobiling on Langjokull Glacier

Experience the ancient ice of Langjökull glacier in two completely different ways, with an......

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ATV Tour Reykjanes Peninsula & Blue Lagoon

Snatch up this one-of-a-kind opportunity to see the mountains, hills and fields of Iceland from......

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Into the Glacier & Flightseeing Combo Tour

Hop on board for a thrilling flight over West Iceland. This tour combines two once-in-a-lifetime......

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Glacier Wonderland & Northern Lights

Tick two boxes off your bucket list with this incredible winter tour; see the insides of a......

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Ice Tunnel Classic & Hraunfoss Waterfalls | Audio Guided in 10 Languages

Join a tour in which you explore Langjökull glacier above and below its surface. This tour is......

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West Iceland Sightseeing Tour | With a Visit to the Ice Tunnel

Explore the diverse sites of west Iceland and the magical ice tunnel into Langjökull glacier on......

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Borgarfjordur & Langjokull Glacier | Super Jeep Adventure

Witness the diverse attractions of West Iceland on this specialised super jeep tour, exploring......

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West Iceland | Sightseeing, Caving and Brewery Visit

See west Iceland, go lava caving, and visit a brewery on this Super Jeep day tour out of......

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6-Day Untamed Tour | Golden Circle, Snaefellsnes, Highlands, Northern Lights and Animal Round-Up

Come along on this epic journey and witness the unique combination of untamed Icelandic nature......

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Silver Circle Super Jeep Tour | West Iceland and Langjokull glacier

Join an unforgettable tour in which you explore the hidden gems of West Iceland. You may have......

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