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Katla UNESCO Global Geopark opens up a natural wonderland of active volcanism, glaciers, waterfalls, black beaches and moss covered lava fields to the visitor. A top priority of the park is to protect the natural environment, promote local sustainable development, introduce local culture and place a strong emphasis on nature tourism.

63.518244127, -18.513459087|Álftaversgígar|Mainly Geology|/media/39164/Álftaversgigar-Íbi2.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/alftaversgigar/ 63.466464,-18.372316|Alviðruhamrar|Geology & Culture|/media/1039/alvidruhamrar.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/alvidruhamrar/ 63.772777,-17.949343|Bjarnagarður||noimage|/geosites/bjarnagardur/ 63.772707344, -17.953531622|Bjarnargarður|Mainly Culture|noimage|/geosites/bjarnargardur/ 63.722535941, -19.786698339|Bleiksárgljúfur|Mainly Geology|noimage|/geosites/bleiksargljufur/ 63.955009351, -17.639128796|Djúpá|Mainly Geology|/media/39181/Gufufoss-i-Djupa-Rannveig-Ólafsdottir.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/djupa/ 63.565675,-19.556093|Drangurinn í Drangshlíð||noimage|/geosites/drangurinn-i-drangshlid/ 63.721946868, -20.131646326|Drumbabót|Mainly Geology|/media/1290/Þríhyrningur-frá-Drumbabót_Jaana-Marja-Rotinen2012.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/drumbabot/ 63.849749,-17.85524|Dverghamrar|Mainly Geology|/media/1297/260.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/dverghamrar/ 63.48241,-18.591034|Dýralækjasker|Mainly Geology|/media/39165/Dýralaekjasker-Íbi.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/dýralaekjasker/ 63.40751,-19.127626|Dyrhólaey|Geology & Culture|/media/1305/Reynisfjara-og-Dyrhólaey_Bárður-og-Hulda2012.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/dyrholaey/ 63.416115,-19.12488|Dyrhólaós and Loftsalahellir|Geology & Culture|/media/39192/Loftsalahellir-Þorir-Kjartansson.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/dyrholaos-and-loftsalahellir/ 63.767621709, -20.193915781|Efra-Hvolshellar|Geology & Culture|/media/1311/Picture6.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/efra-hvolshellar/ 63.969621736, -18.603700574 |Eldgjá, Ófærufoss|Mainly Geology|/media/1315/Ófærufoss-í-Eldgjá-séð-að-ofan_umsoknRagnhildur-Sveinbjarnardóttir.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/eldgja-ofaerufoss/ 63.589202339, -18.423223508|Eldgjárhraun|Mainly Geology|noimage|/geosites/eldgjarhraun/ 63.776049314, -18.089121478|Eldmessutangi|Geology & Culture|/media/39166/Eldmessutangi-Monique-Starr.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/eldmessutangi/ 63.765085724, -19.382277685|Emstrur, Fjallabak|Mainly Geology|noimage|/geosites/emstrur-fjallabak/ 63.623422116, -19.614960533|Eyjafjallajökull, Gígjökull, Steinsholtsjökull|Mainly Geology|/media/1326/Jöklaferð-Gígjökull_Jaana-Marja-Rotinen2012.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/eyjafjallajokull-gigjokull-steinsholtsjokull/ 63.467714757, -19.271747221|Eyjarhóll, Pétursey|Geology & Culture|/media/1712/Petursey.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/eyjarholl-petursey/ 63.867579614, -18.244193045|Fagrifoss|Mainly Geology|/media/1040/fagrifoss.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/fagrifoss/ 63.488940840, -19.238682147|Fellsheiði|Mainly Culture|/media/39167/Fell_Þorir-Kjartansson.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/fellsheidi/ 63.633207106, -19.444238977|Fimmvörðuháls, Magni & Móði|Mainly Geology|/media/1055/Þyrluflug-i-gosinu-a-Fimmvorduhalsi_Gudmundur-Kristjan-Ragnarsson2012.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/fimmvorduhals-magni-modi/ 63.776684540, -18.176015633|Fjaðrárgljúfur|Mainly Geology|/media/1354/Slektninger_juli2009-154.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/fjadrargljufur/ 63.858781230, -17.878743369|Foss á Síðu|Mainly Geology|/media/1357/244.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/foss-a-sidu/ 63.797875981, -18.505649251|Granahaugur|Mainly Culture|noimage|/geosites/granahaugur/ 63.522582067, -18.782971357|Hafursey|Mainly Geology|/media/39184/Hafursey_Þorir-Kjartansson.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/hafursey/ 63.411572680, -19.049246864|Hellur (Jón Steingrímsson)|Mainly Culture|noimage|/geosites/hellur-jon-steingrimsson/ 63.421046555, -18.750399804|Hjörleifshöfði|Geology & Culture|/media/1041/Hjorleifshofdi.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/hjorleifshofdi/ 63.491780802, -18.868596452|Höfðabrekka /Höfðabrekkuheiði|Geology & Culture|/media/39186/Hofdabrheidar-Lambaskord-gonguleidabaeklingur.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/hofdabrekka-hofdabrekkuheidi/ 63.710626568, -18.724340916|Hólmsárfoss|Mainly Geology|noimage|/geosites/holmsarfoss/ 63.813848118, -18.556724739|Hrafnar, Svartinúpur|Geology & Culture|noimage|/geosites/hrafnar-svartinupur/ 63.527348047, -19.557066038|Hrútafell, Hrútshellir|Geology & Culture|noimage|/geosites/hrutafell-hrutshellir/ 63.573140777, -19.874367832|Hvammsmúli, Kálfhamar, Pöstin og Dysjarhól|Geology & Culture|noimage|/geosites/hvammsmuli-kalfhamar-postin-og-dysjarhol/ 63.890546356, -17.721965150|Hverfisfljót við Eldvatnstanga||/media/1360/foss-austan-hnútu.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/hverfisfljot-vid-eldvatnstanga/ 63.536712327, -18.445321891|Kálkháls|Mainly Culture|noimage|/geosites/kalkhals/ 63.630064030, -19.045818120|Katla, Mýrdalsjökull, Mýrdalssandur|Mainly Geology|/media/1369/Picture8.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/katla-mýrdalsjokull-mýrdalssandur/ 63.786141582, -18.053320893|Kirkjubæjarklaustur|Mainly Culture|/media/39188/Kirkjubaejarklaustur-Helga-Davids.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/kirkjubaejarklaustur/ 63.796197710, -18.047948708|Kirkjugólf||/media/1708/kirkjugolf.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/kirkjugolf/ 63.501699027, -18.421296502|Kúabót|Mainly Culture|/media/39189/Kuabot_Jona-Bjork.png?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/kuabot/ 63.526296712, -18.275939152|Kúðafljót|Geology & Culture|noimage|/geosites/kudafljot/ 63.532177075, -19.474823456|Kvernugil|Mainly Geology|/media/1372/Kverna-Skógá_Kristín-Magnúsdóttir2012.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/kvernugil/ 64.022564563, -18.287112788|Lakagígar|Mainly Geology|/media/39190/Lakagigar-Íbi.JPG?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/lakagigar/ 63.759243597, -17.996180387|Landbrotshólar|Mainly Geology|/media/39191/Landbrotsholar-Snorri-Baldursson.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/landbrotsholar/ 63.772384089, -20.277035195|Langanes, Djúpidalur, Eystri-Rangá|Mainly Geology|noimage|/geosites/langanes-djupidalur-eystri-ranga/ 64.107999238, -18.461081411|Langisjór, Fögrufjöll, Skuggafjöll, Grænifjallgarður|Mainly Geology|/media/1383/Sveinstindur-Langisjór_Jaana-Marja-Rotinen2012.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/langisjor-fogrufjoll-skuggafjoll-graenifjallgardur/ 63.591018081, -18.484872706|Laufskálavarða|Geology & Culture|/media/1388/203.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/laufskalavarda/ 63.867271269, -18.466893904|Leiðólfsfell|Mainly Geology|noimage|/geosites/leidolfsfell/ 63.961605891, -17.500430823|Lómagnúpur|Geology & Culture|/media/1393/Lómagnúpur_Sveinbjörn-Jónsson2012.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/lomagnupur/ 63.712345727, -19.493004331|Markarfljótsgljúfur, Markarfljótsaurar|Mainly Geology|noimage|/geosites/markarfljotsgljufur-markarfljotsaurar/ 63.506847287, -18.098789273|Meðallandssandur|Geology & Culture|noimage|/geosites/medallandssandur/ 63.720953710, -19.890978412|Merkjárfoss|Mainly Geology|/media/39180/Gluggafoss-Merkja-gonguleidabaekl.JPG?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/merkjarfoss/ 63.709130485, -19.644628677|Mögugilshellir, Þórólfsfell|Geology & Culture|/media/1709/mogugilshellir.jpeg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/mogugilshellir-þorolfsfell/ 63.666856934, -19.854021927|Nauthúsagil|Geology & Culture|/media/1396/23.-júní-2013-022.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/nauthusagil/ 63.961831818, -17.577415222|Núpstaður|Mainly Culture|/media/1710/nupsstadir.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/nupstadur/ 63.755787705, -18.850948829|Öldufell|Mainly Geology|noimage|/geosites/oldufell/ 63.849941045, -17.786907436|Orrustuhóll|Geology & Culture|/media/1407/288.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/orrustuholl/ 63.595355762, -19.948924675|Paradísarhellir|Geology & Culture|/media/1711/paradisarhellir.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/paradisarhellir/ 63.401031931, -19.025764473|Reynisfjall, Reynisdrangar, Reynisfjara|Mainly Geology|/media/1424/Í-fjörunni_Snorri-Sævarsson2012.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/reynisfjall-reynisdrangar-reynisfjara/ 63.683842727, -18.661361393|Rjúpnafell, Atley||noimage|/geosites/rjupnafell-atley/ 63.495488086, -18.336562168|Sauðahús í Álftaveri|Mainly Culture|noimage|/geosites/saudahus-i-alftaveri/ 63.615209985, -19.986604804|Seljalandsfoss, Gljúfrabúi|Mainly Geology|/media/1437/Seljalandsfoss_Kristján-og-Bergþóra2012.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/seljalandsfoss-gljufrabui/ 63.555424073, -19.631418837|Seljavallalaug|Geology & Culture|/media/1440/Seljavallalaug_S-Gísla20121.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/seljavallalaug/ 63.753247909, -18.378480482|Skaftá|Mainly Geology|/media/1445/Skaftá-eftir-hlaup.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/skafta/ 63.682812836, -18.174569078|Skaftáreldahraun|Geology & Culture|/media/1452/Hraungambri.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/skaftareldahraun/ 63.658131666, -17.820066504|Skaftárós|Geology & Culture|/media/1455/Medallandsfjara_300110-168_Íbí2012.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/skaftaros/ 63.545300853, -18.387708209|Skálmarbær|Mainly Culture|noimage|/geosites/skalmarbaer/ 63.452414963, -19.101201041|Skammdalskambar|Mainly Geology|noimage|/geosites/skammdalskambar/ 63.530476329, -19.514926269|Skógarfoss|Geology & Culture|/media/1457/Skógafoss-frá-Markaðsstofu2013.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/skogarfoss/ 63.536782378, -19.360912856|Sólheimajökull, Sólheimasandur, Sólheimaheiði|Mainly Geology|/media/1468/loftmynd_oddur.png?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/solheimajokull-solheimasandur-solheimaheidi/ 63.546833520, -19.724708847|Steinahellir|Geology & Culture|/media/1713/Steinahellir.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/steinahellir/ 63.816652240, -18.070031851|Stjórnarfoss|Mainly Geology|/media/1462/Stjórnarfoss_Páll-Jökull-Pétursson2012.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/stjornarfoss/ 63.676224449, -19.943113311|Stóra-Dímon, Litla-Dímon|Geology & Culture|/media/39193/Stori-Dimon-Litli-Dimonl.JPG?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/stora-dimon-litla-dimon/ 63.799156770, -18.062700695|Systrastapi, Systrafoss, Klausturheiði, Systravatn, Sönghellir|Geology & Culture|/media/39194/Systrafoss-Ólafia-Jakobsdottir.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/systrastapi-systrafoss-klausturheidi-systravatn-songhellir/ 63.678307671, -19.544325000|Þórsmörk|Geology & Culture|/media/1493/Sól-milli-trjánna_Þórhildur-Marteinsdóttir2012.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/þorsmork/ 63.786028410, -19.970242080|Þríhyrningur|Geology & Culture|/media/1488/Þríhyrningur-frá-Drumbabót_Jaana-Marja-Rotinen2012.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/þrihyrningur/ 63.495526802, -18.372569406|Þykkvabæjarklaustur|Mainly Culture|/media/39182/GunnarGunnarsson-thykkvabaejarklausturskogarmuseum.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/þykkvabaejarklaustur/ 63.791678567, -19.593205635|Tindfjallajökull, Tindfjöll|Mainly Geology|/media/39195/Tindfjoll-Ýmir-og-Ýma.JPG?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/tindfjallajokull-tindfjoll/ 63.571793701, -20.076744476|Tjarnir, Tjarnarnes|Mainly Geology|noimage|/geosites/tjarnir-tjarnarnes/ 63.861298396, -18.553855714|Tólfahringur|Mainly Culture|noimage|/geosites/tolfahringur/ 63.726271776, -17.955488592|Tröllshylur, Grenlækur|Mainly Geology|/media/39196/Trollshylur.JPG?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/trollshylur-grenlaekur/ 63.783475104, -19.991974227|Vatnsdalshellir||noimage|/geosites/vatnsdalshellir/ 63.419553165, -19.018094963|Vík (older part of the village)|Mainly Culture|/media/1482/Vík-frá-Markaðsstofu2013.jpg?w=250&h=109&mode=crop|/geosites/vik-older-part-of-the-village/

Recent news

02. November 2017

Könnun / Survey

Stutt könnun í tengslum við gerð stjórnunar- og verndaráætlunar í Kötlu UNESCO jarðvangi með NOHNIK ...

Events

06. October 2017

Regnboginn

Regnboginn Annual Festival will be held 6.-8. October 2017. Schedule announced later.

01. July 2017

International Day in Klaustur

What if we will connect few countries and inspire people to play their favourite music, bake cakes, cook traditional food and show some art connected ...

02. June 2017

Orienteering in Rangárþing eystra

Orienteering in Rangárþing eystra this summer 2017 2nd June - 1st September More information here: http://www.hvolsvollur.is/menning-og-mannlif/vidbur...

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The Katla Geopark region offers variety of possibilities for both individual leisure travelers and groups thirsting for knowledge.

As it is our job to educate and assist we are more than happy to help organize your trip. Everything from accommodating your group and arranging activities to educational lecturing and guidance.

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