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Kópasker (GPS  66°18’6.43″N 16°26’40.20″W) is a small village located in northeast Iceland, situated by the eastern side of the fjord Öxarjörður. It has a population of 115. The distance from Reykjavík is 577 km ( 358 miles ). There is a bus service that connects the town of Akureyri and Kópsasker.

Accommodation

A list of Hostels, airbnbs and camping sites can be found at : (http://tjalda.is/en/kopasker/). There are also more acommodation options in about a 50 km radius from Kópasker.

Services and leisure

Services and leisure activities include restaurant, swimming pool, 9 hole golf course, the Earthquake center in Kópasker:

https://www.northiceland.is/en/places/history-and-culture/the-earthquake-center-in-kopasker

The stunning Ásbyrgi, and the waterfalls Dettifoss and Hafragilsfoss are found a short distance away from Kopasker.  You can see these on our website.

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Natural attractions

Askja og Víti

Askja og víti  is a sunken crater and it is in the centre of an active volcano system. Lake Askja in the caldera of Askja

Waterfalls

Svöðufoss

Svöðufoss is located on the north side of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, close to Snæfellsnes National Park. It is a powerful, 10m high waterfall in the

Natural attractions

Rauðisandur

Rauðisandur Beach Located in the Western Fjords. Rauðisandur is a 10 km long beach with red sand which runs from the Látrabjarg cliffs in the