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Lake Myvatn, Iceland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A superb place to go. So much to do and see, absolutely spectacular. Many different sceneries and geology in one area is amazing. A spectacular place. We came in the evening and had one full day out. If you are going here I'd defiently recommend...More

Thank Brhordern
Reviewed 6 days ago

I visited Lake Myvatn on a beautiful sunny day. I could have taken pictures all day long. Every part of the lake had something different to offer. Extinct volcanoes everywhere you turned. Both large and tiny. Stopover for numerous species of migratory birds. Birdwatcher's paradise....More

Thank bobk56
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove around the lake - paved road all the way. We took in the various sights and photo opportunities. We met the midges on the way - a nuisance yes but they are an essential part of the ecosystem that makes this area so...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lake itself is a nice body of water that is worth a drive around with an occasional stop to view sections of it. The really cool stuff is a bit further afield, like Krafla and Namafjall.

Thank tombillinge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must visit when travelling in the north. Lake it self has a couple of islands and gives a great photo opportunity.

Thank Ingi H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a desolately beautiful place to see despite the blustery weather, and well worth the drive north.

Thank Cleo L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You see a big body of water with many grass covered craters. It's ok but nothing to write home about.

Thank Luxetravel23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lake was lovely with several interesting places to stop on the drive around. We spent most of our time on the eastern side. It is worthwhile to do some research to learn about the different geologic features around the lake and so that you...More

Thank LissaJ41
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lake Myvatn is a must see area if in northern Iceland. The Lake is nice and is surrounded by some great volcanic areas.

Thank Highlander-GG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lake Myvatn is really large and in the vicinity of the Namaskard geothermal area and the Myvatn Nature Baths. Great views, beautiful landscape

Thank EllaRik
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sburkeman .
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Response from deborah r | Reviewed this property |
You will not have any problems here with heights.
7 September 2016|
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Response from HiHonu808 | Reviewed this property |
You can buy tickets at the baths.