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Smári’s guidebook

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Smári’s guidebook

Sightseeing
Geysir is a famous hot spring in the geothermal area of Haukadalur Valley, found in south-west Iceland.
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Geysir
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Geysir is a famous hot spring in the geothermal area of Haukadalur Valley, found in south-west Iceland.
Gullfoss (translated to ‘Golden Falls’) is one of Iceland’s most iconic and beloved waterfalls, found in the Hvítá river canyon in south-west Iceland.
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Gullfoss
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Gullfoss (translated to ‘Golden Falls’) is one of Iceland’s most iconic and beloved waterfalls, found in the Hvítá river canyon in south-west Iceland.
Kerið is a volcanic crater lake in the Grímsnes area of South Iceland. It is close to the three major sites that comprise Iceland’s world-famous Golden Circle sightseeing route and thus makes for the perfect detour for those on visiting these landmarks.
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Kerið
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Kerið is a volcanic crater lake in the Grímsnes area of South Iceland. It is close to the three major sites that comprise Iceland’s world-famous Golden Circle sightseeing route and thus makes for the perfect detour for those on visiting these landmarks.
Þingvellir (Thingvellir) is a historic site and national park in Iceland. It's known for the Alþing (Althing), the site of Iceland's parliament from the 10th to 18th centuries. On the site are the Þingvellir Church and the ruins of old stone shelters. The park sits in a rift valley caused by the separation of 2 tectonic plates, with rocky cliffs and fissures like the huge Almannagjá fault.
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Þingvellir
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Þingvellir (Thingvellir) is a historic site and national park in Iceland. It's known for the Alþing (Althing), the site of Iceland's parliament from the 10th to 18th centuries. On the site are the Þingvellir Church and the ruins of old stone shelters. The park sits in a rift valley caused by the separation of 2 tectonic plates, with rocky cliffs and fissures like the huge Almannagjá fault.
Food scene
Enjoy the special experience of entering a greenhouse and sitting down to a feast of the famous friðheimar tomato soup with freshly baked bread, served with cucumber salsa. Visitors can buy delicious food souvenirs such as Tomato Jam, the Cucumber Salsa and Tomato Drinks to take away.
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Friðheimar
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Enjoy the special experience of entering a greenhouse and sitting down to a feast of the famous friðheimar tomato soup with freshly baked bread, served with cucumber salsa. Visitors can buy delicious food souvenirs such as Tomato Jam, the Cucumber Salsa and Tomato Drinks to take away.
In Efstidalur you will get a unique and different experience. Right in the middle of the Golden Circle, you get a glance of the farm life in Iceland. This family farm has opened up for tourists and offers a variety of products straight from the farm, such as the famous ice cream, skyr and feta cheese. The restaurant also offers beef from the farm and other local food.
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Efstidalur II - Kaffihús/ísbúð
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In Efstidalur you will get a unique and different experience. Right in the middle of the Golden Circle, you get a glance of the farm life in Iceland. This family farm has opened up for tourists and offers a variety of products straight from the farm, such as the famous ice cream, skyr and feta cheese. The restaurant also offers beef from the farm and other local food.
Entertainment
Swimming pool with hot tubs.
Íþróttamiðstöðin Borg
Swimming pool with hot tubs.
Supermarket
Although there are multiple different places to shop for Iceland groceries, you are going to want to shop at Bónus whenever possible. Bónus stores are easy to find because they are bright yellow with a huge pink pig logo. Budget brand: Euroshopper
Bónus
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Although there are multiple different places to shop for Iceland groceries, you are going to want to shop at Bónus whenever possible. Bónus stores are easy to find because they are bright yellow with a huge pink pig logo. Budget brand: Euroshopper
Like Bónus, Krónan is a budget store and is usually considered among the cheapest. Budget brand: First Price and Gestus
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Krónan
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Like Bónus, Krónan is a budget store and is usually considered among the cheapest. Budget brand: First Price and Gestus