Information about Sandvík & Continental Bridge

Sandvik, by the southwest tip of the Reykjanes peninsula, is a popular destination for travellers, best known for its continental bridge.

The Reykjanes peninsula itself is a continuation of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge and the bridge is a symbol of the meeting of the American and Eurasian plates (continental drift). Crossing it a traveller may straddle the Western World.

Services near Sandvík & Continental Bridge

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Attractions nearby Sandvík & Continental Bridge

Búri

Buri, in the Leitahraun lava field on the Reykjanes peninsula, is widely considered to be the most spectacular lava tube in Iceland. This lava tube w...

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Gunnuhver

  Gunnuhver is a collective name for an impressive and colourful geothermal field of various mud pools and fumaroles in the southwest part of Re...

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Reykjanesviti Light House

Reykjanesviti is the oldest lighthouse in Iceland, located on the tip of the Reykjanes Peninsula.  Originally built in 1878, it was damaged be...

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Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon is a geothermal spa and is the single most popular attraction in Iceland. The water is rich in silica and sulphur that helps mak...

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Hópsnes

Hopsnes (a.k.a. Thorkotlustadanes) is a small peninsula in Grindavik in Southwest Iceland. Many ships have stranded at Hopsnes and can be seen from t...

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Svartsengi

  The Svartsengi Power Station is a geothermal powerstation on the Reykjanes peninsula. Its energy, as of 2007, measures at 76.5 MW, with abou...

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Grindavík

Grindavík is a fishing town on the south side of the Reykjanes peninsula.   The town has one of the most active fishing industries in the...

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Eldey

Eldey is a small island southwest of the tip of Reykjanes, and situated on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge (see continental drift). Another island was formed f...

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Miðnesheiði

Miðnesheiði is a heath on the Reykjanes peninsula. Keflavik airport is located on this heath, as well as the abandoned American military base....

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Eldvörp

  Eldvorp is a crater row of scoria and spatter cones located northwest of Grindavik on the Reykjanes peninsula in Southwest Iceland. The area...

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Hvalneskirkja

  Hvalneskirkja is a beautiful stone church in Hvalnes on the Reykjanes peninsula, built in the years 1886-87. The church's altarpiece is ...

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Njarðvík

Credit: Wikimedia, Creative Commons. Photo by Marek Slusarczyk. Njarðvík is a town located on the Reykjanes Peninsula in the southwestern ...

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Keflavik International Airport

Keflavík International Airport (KEF) is Iceland’s only international airport and the port of arrival for the vast majority of visitors ...

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Keflavík

Keflavík (meaning “Driftwood Bay”) is a town in southwest Iceland, positioned along the Reykjanes coast, 47km from Reykjavík...

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Reykjanes

Reykjanes is a peninsula in Southwest Iceland, characterised by immense lava fields, volcanoes and strong geothermal activity. Volcanic & Geot...

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Sandgerði

  Sandgerdi is a village on the Reykjanes peninsula, covering the western shore of Midnes to the northernmost part of the peninsula, Gardskagi. ...

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Selatangar

Photo from: The Ruins of Selatangar.  Selatangar is one of the few coastal fishing stations that still exists in Iceland, found in the south of ...

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Ögmundarhraun

Photo from Wikimedia, Creative Commons, by Reykholt Ögmundarhraun is a lava field on the southern side of the Reykjanes Peninsula, which was for...

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Keilir

Mt. Keilir is a volcanic mountain, southwest of Hafnarfjörður, and is the most recognisable landmark on the Reykjanes Peninsula. For vis...

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Krýsuvíkurbjarg

Krýsuvíkurbjarg is a bird cliff in the southern part of the Reykjanes peninsula.  During summer, this sea cliffs host over 60,00...

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Tours near Sandvík & Continental Bridge

Sightseeing Flight over Reykjavík | Moon Safari

Join this unique scenic flight to see Reykjavík and its gorgeous natural surroundings from high......

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ATV on the Reykjanes Peninsula | 2-Day Tour

Enjoy a two-day ATV adventure on the Reykjanes Peninsula. This tour should not be missed by......

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Reykjanes Peninsula Super Jeep Tour | Lakes, Craters and Lava Fields

Jump aboard this Super Jeep adventure to explore the incredible geological wonders and......

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Reykjanes Express Airport Tour

This tour begins on a unique note, as we visit the Bridge Between Continents, a bridge that......

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Reykjanes Tour in Small Group | Optional Drop Off at the Blue Lagoon or Keflavik Airport

Enjoy the many geological marvels and geothermal wonders that reside on the Reykjanes Peninsula.......

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Stopover Tour | Blue Lagoon & the Reykjanes Peninsula

Pack as much into your stopover as possible, with this four-hour excursion from Keflavík......

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Reykjanes Peninsula Round Trip Tour

Enjoy the marvels of the Reykjanes Peninsula on this Super Jeep Excursion. This tour should not......

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Trip to the Moon | ATV Tour on the Reykjanes Peninsula

Discover unique Icelandic landscapes by ATV on this thrilling excursion. This tour is......

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Volcanic Safari | 6 to 7 Hour ATV Tour

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

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