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Mývatn : Skútustaðir
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Skútustaðir is a small town located along the southern shore of Mývatn in North Iceland.

Get in

Get around



  • Take the hour long walk along the pseudo-craters. It offers a nice view of Mývatn as well as the surrounding mountains.


Gasoline and souvenirs are available for purchase at Sel - Hótel Mývatn.




  • Hotel Gigur, +354 464 4455 (, fax: +354 464 4279), [1]. This hotel has 37 rooms with private baths, a restaurant and a bar. The northern view over the lake from their common area is incredible during the midnight sun.
  • Sel - Hotel Mývatn, +354-464-4164 (), [2]. Offers 35 rooms, each of which includes private bath, television, and internet access. Single Room (2008 prices): 7700 ISK (low season) / 15700 ISK (peak season).
  • Skútustaðir Farmhouse, +354 464 4212 (fax: +354 464 4322), [3]. This farmhouse has eleven rooms available.


Get out

  • Reykjahlíð is the other town in the Mývatn area, located on the north side of the lake.

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