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One of Europe’s most beautiful and pristine highland lakes


Fögrufjöll, Skuggafjöll & Grænifjallgarður


Langisjór, one of Europe’s most beautiful and pristine highland lakes, is tucked in between the beautiful Tungnárfjöll and Fögrufjöll Mountains at the western edge of Vatnajökull Glacier. Measuring 20 km long and 2 km wide in some places, the lake is 27sq km and 75m at its deepest, and lies some 640m above sea level. The view  around the lake is magnificent and at southern end of the lake stands Sveinstindur (1090 m) which is considered by many to be one of the best views of the panorama of the surrounding area. Views  over Lakagígar, Skaftáreldahraun, Öræfajökul and Hekla are possible in clear weather.

Celebrating Earth Heritage

How to visit the Katla Geopark

Katla UNESCO Global Geopark is in central South Iceland


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