Raufarhofn Vacation Packages
Raufarhofn is located approximately 65 miles (105 kilometers) northeast of Myvatn and about 230 miles (370 kilometers) northeast of Reykjavik, Iceland's capital.
Savvy travelers often use Raufarhofn as a launch pad for further explorations. Iceland possesses a treasure-trove of wonderful sights and attractions. Svalbard, lays 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northwest, while Thorshofn can be found 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northwest.
Around 65 miles (105 kilometers) to the southwest of Raufarhofn is Myvatn, an important regional city home to Jarobodin, Askja and Myvatn Nature Baths. Myvatn has much of interest for those keen to linger. Dimmuborgir, Namafjall and Krafla Volcano are just a sample of the other interesting points of interest you won't want to miss.
If you think an excellent break is working up a sweat in the great outdoors, then check out one of the many caving and hiking excursions this region has to offer.
For lots of people, enjoying a new place is as much about food as it is about visiting tourist attractions so make the effort to explore the local specialties for which this area is known. Ingredients typically found in a number of Iceland kitchens are lamb and root vegetables such as rutabagas and carrots. Saltfiskur (dried and salted fish) and harofiskur (jerky type fish) are some popular dishes worth trying. Mondlukaka (almond cake), a good way to finish your meal.
As the curtain falls on your vacation in Raufarhofn, don't be surprised if you find yourself making plans to revisit this very special holiday spot.