hofnHöfn in Hornafjordur is a fishing community in Vatnajokull Region, with around 1800 inhabitants. The town´s uniqueness is it´s proximity to Vatnajökull glacier and the newly established Vatnajökull National Park. Furthermore is Höfn rightly known as the lobster capital of Iceland, offering visitors a taste of this delicacy! A lobster festival is held in the town every year during the first weekend of July. Great fun for the whole family!

Tourism is a growing industry in Höfn and offers multiple services to visitors. Diverse accommodation is available as well as a variety of restaurants that meet different demands. Numerous activities are available in Höfn as the Glacier Exhibition where you can learn everything about this natural wonder, exciting ATV tours on the black sands and wonderful hiking areas in Óslands, a protected area ideal for viewing birdlife. We have proudly opened a brand new outdoor swimming pool with hot tubs, water slides and a steam bath. A perfect place to unwind after the days action!

Höfn is easily accessible by car, flight or bus. There are direct flights with Eagle Air between Höfn and Reykjavík all year round, as well as bus trips with Sterna.

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logoWould you like to drive a snowmobile on Europe´s largest glacier, sail among icebergs or explore our black sand dunes on ATV´s? How about viewing the magnificent Northern lights on a cold winter night? Vatnajökull Travel offers exciting tours around the region, all year long.  We plan our clients' trips, and acquire whichever service that is needed to make the tour as enjoyable as possible.

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The Vatnajökull region is easy to reach all year long! Eagle Air makes frequent flight between Höfn and Reykjavík and daily busses run daily from Reykjavík and Akureyri during the summer months.

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