Thorshofn is located some 240 miles (386 kilometers) from Reykjavik, the national capital, and about 60 miles (97 kilometers) from Myvatn.
Thorshofn isn't the only place in Iceland worth experiencing; travelers should also hit the road and discover the magic of the surrounding scenery, communities and cultural attractions. Bakkafjordur and Raufarhofn are two other places worth visiting while you're in Iceland.
Organize some transport and head to Myvatn, a major city for the region, located 60 miles (97 kilometers) from Thorshofn. The place has plenty of points of interest, including Hverfjall Crater, Askja and Lake Myvatn. Leirhnjukur, Myvatn Nature Baths and Jarobodin are a number of other popular places worth investigating for those who have time to spare.
If you think an excellent holiday is maxing-out your heart rate in unique natural environments, then check out one of the hiking and caving trips this region has to offer.
Uncover the various tastes of Iceland by checking out popular local food. Two ingredients you'll find in a number of Iceland recipe books are lamb and root vegetables such as rutabagas and carrots. Of course no trip to this region would be complete without sampling saltfiskur (dried and salted fish) or harofiskur (jerky type fish). Once the main course dishes are cleared away try the mouthwatering mondlukaka (almond cake).
There is no doubt that Iceland a gorgeous part of the world that you will linger in your memories for many years.