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Vík Swimming Pool

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Vík Swimming Pool

Mánabraut 3

GPS Points N63° 25' 2.323" W19° 0' 28.174"
Telephone

+354 487-1174

Opening period All year
Categories Swimming Pools

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Puffin Hotel Vik
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Hotel Katla - Keahotels
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  • 871 Vík
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Grand Guesthouse Garðakot
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Hotel Búrfell
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  • Mýrdalur
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Guesthouse Reynir
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  • Reyni
  • 871 Vík
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Guesthouse Görðum
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  • Garðar
  • 871 Vík
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Like Vik Guesthouse
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  • Suðurvíkurvegur 8a
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Black Beach Suites
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  • Norður Foss
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Nordur-Hvammur accommodation
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  • Norður-Hvammur
  • 871 Vík
  • 698-9381, 588-0810
Puffin Apartments
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  • Víkurbraut 26
  • 870 Vík
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Guesthouse Gallery Vik
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  • Bakkabraut 6
  • 870 Vík
  • 487-1231, 849-1224
Farmhouse Lodge
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  • Skeiðflöt
  • 871 Vík
  • 571-5879
Eystri Sólheimar
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  • Mýrdalur
  • 871 Vík
  • 487-1316
Puffin Hostel Vík
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  • Víkurbraut 26
  • 870 Vík
  • 467-1212
Sólheimahjáleiga
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  • Mýrdal
  • 871 Vík
  • 864-2919, 864-2919, 487-1305
Giljur
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  • Giljum
  • 871 Vík
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Þakgil
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  • Þakgil
  • 871 Vík
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Vík Camping Ground
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  • 870 Vík
  • 487-1345, 662-2716
Vestri Pétursey II
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  • Mýrdal
  • 871 Vík
  • 487-1307, 893-9907, 845-9907
Guesthouse Ársalir
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  • Austurvegur 7
  • 870 Vík
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Guesthouse Vellir
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  • 871 Vík
  • 487-1312, 849-9204
Hvammból Guesthouse
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  • 871 Vík
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Volcano Hotel
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History and Culture
0.80 km
Brydebud

Brydebúð is situated in the older section of Vík, on the west side of the village, below the so-called "banks". This small museum is at the roots of the mountain Reynisfjall, not far from the ocean.

The storefront was originally built in the Westman Islands in 1831 and was named Godthaabs-outlet. In the year 1895, the merchant J.P.T. Bryde bought this old storefront, had it taken apart and moved to Vik by ship.

Store business was ongoing in Brydebúð until 1980: Bryde-store from 1895 to 1914, Þorsteinn Þorsteinsson & Co. from 1914 to 1926 and Kaupfélag Skaftfellinga from 1926 to 1980.

Nature
11.08 km
Reynisfjara, Reynisfjall og Reynisdrangar

Reynisfjall is a 340 m high tuff mountain arising out of a volcanic eruption from under a glacier in the penultimate Ice Age, near the village of Vik. Alternating in an irregular manner are layers of tuff, pillow lava and columnar basalt veins and loops.

Reynisdrangar stacks are a collection of 66 m high rock pillars that rise out of the sea and are of the same geological formation as Reynisfjall. On Reynisfjöru beach, very beautiful basalt formations in the south part of the mountain can be seen, and there you will find an exceedingly beautiful cave called Hálsanefshellir.

The waves here are deceiving and have caused the death of a number of visitors in recent years, even in the best of weather. Please take great care and keep a good distance from the sea.

Nature
15.42 km
Hjorleifshofdi

A 220 m tall former Surtseyan island surrounded by black sand. The island formed offshore and has since been partially buried by the advancing Mýrdalssandur sand plain. A massive jökulhlaup from Katla, buried the fjord of Kerlingarfjörður, probably in 1179 and subsequent jökulhlaups have driven the shoreline several kilometers into the sea, the last one occurring in 1918. Easy to reach during summer, you can hike to the top from west side where one of the first settlers is believed to be buried as well as the last farmers from the headland. Also look at the large sea eroded cave on the south side and enjoy the nesting fulmar in the cliffs.

Nature
18.24 km
Dyrholaey

Dyrhólaey is a 120-metre high promontory, not far from Vík. The place got its name from the massive arch that the sea has eroded from the headland. (The name literally means "door-hole"). When the sea is calm, big boats can sail through it. There has even been a maniacal daredevil pilot that flew through the arch with a small-craft airplane! From the top of Dyrhólaey there is a great view. The headland is thought to have been made in an underwater volcanic eruption late in the glacial period, not unlike the eruption of Surtsey. Several outcrops are in the sea, the highest one called Háidrangur ("High column") is 56 m. high. Dyrhólaey has been a natural reserve since 1978. The promontory is widely known among sailors as "Portland", and English trawler fishermen ubeach where one can climb (at your own risk). According to legend the Reynisdrangar needles were formed when two trolls were trying to drag a three-masted ship to land. When daylight broke they turned to stone. The Needles can be seen clearly from the village of Vík and are 66 meters above sea level at their highest. In one of the many caves here - there is a local legend about a monster having lived here for many centuries. The monster seems to have disappeared after a landslide over 100 years ago…sed to call it "Blow hole". There are also amazing rock formations all along the Birdlife here is abundant, with puffins and eider ducks being the most common species in the area. The lighthouse on the top of the cliff stands impressive and stoic in this often very windy area. Be careful not to go too close to the ledge of this dramatic cliff.

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