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Ţakgil

Ţakgil is located between Höfđabrekkuafrétti and Mýrdalssandur. The name “Ţakgil”, ţak meaning roof and gil meaning canyon, and as the name suggests the weather is usually very good.
To get there you turn up from road nr.1 by Höfđabrekka (5 km east of Vík). The road up to the camping site used to be a part of hightway nr. 1 until 1955. Just follow that road and you will find a sign that ponts at Ţakgil.
On site, there are a lot of bautiful hiking routes fit for everyone. Camping site, bathrooms and shower are available. The dining room is a naturally formed cave, and in it there is a grill and a fireplace.
• Information is provided in the telephone numbers: 893-4889, 853-4889 og 487-1246.
• You can also send an e-mail to: bjarnijon@thakgil.is or helga@thakgil.is,
• Or visit the official Vík homepage.

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Stóra Mörk
Stóra-Mörk the a farm of one of Njala´s historical persone Ketill Sigfússon and his wife Ţorgerđur Njálsdóttir around the year 1000. In Stóra-Mörk 3 is now a dairy and a sheep farm and a farm holiday guesthouse open all year round

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Snorkeling in Iceland
Snorkeling Silfra, a rift in the lake Thingvellir is the ultimate experience on your stay in Iceland. Something out of the ordinary! The water is between 2 and 4°C cold and is the clearest on this planet. You will be snorkeling right between the American and the European continents. We will provide you with dive dry suits and thermo undergarments that will keep you warm and comfortable.

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