Printable maps of Reykjavik
Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Reykjavik
1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Reykjavik with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Reykjavik area
This Reykjavik map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
Reykjavik - guide chapters
City tours, excursions and tickets in Reykjavik and surroundings
Nature and parks of Iceland
The purpose of Snæfellsjökull National Park founded in 2001 was to preserve special areas of the landscape, as well as flora and fauna. It is the only national park whose area includes the coastline. The main natural object of the park is the glacier of the same name. Snæfell Volcano is covered by the 200-meter thick glacier. In the coastal zone of the park, you can see surrealistic lava formations along the coastline. Snæfellsjökull is home to a large number of birds, foxes, mink, as well as whales and killer whales swimming close to the shore. The park boasts of a very diverse flora. Many algae are found in lakes and rivers, mosses and lichens grow on rocks. In the autumn, one can collect lingonberries, blueberries, blueberries. In the park, archaeologists have found dome-shaped buildings dating back to the 10th century. Opinions were divided regarding their purpose. Some believe that these are religious structures, others think they were intended for fish processing, while there are people who are sure that the buildings are a sign of the aliens.