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Alftartunga Destination Guide

Delve into Alftartunga in Iceland!

Alftartunga in the region of West is a place located in Iceland - some 37 mi (or 60 km) North of Reykjavík, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Alftartunga

Local time in Alftartunga is now 05:26 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Atlantic / Reykjavik" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Sauðárkrókur, Akureyri, Selfoss, Reykjavík, Keflavík or Borg. While being here, you might want to check out Stadarhraun and Alftartunga as well. We discovered some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

8°C / 46 °F Heavy intensity rain
Morning Temperature 7°C / 45 °F
Evening Temperature 8°C / 46 °F
Night Temperature 8°C / 46 °F
Chance of rainfall 16%
Air Humidity 89%
Air Pressure 1021.6 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Tuesday, 20th of November 2018
Light rain, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 7°C (45 °F)
Night: 7°C (45 °F)
Wednesday, 21st of November 2018
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 6°C (42 °F)
Night: 5°C (40 °F)
Thursday, 22nd of November 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 3°C (37 °F)
Night: 2°C (35 °F)


Big Salmon on hitch on Langá River Ice...

08:51 min ( August 03, 2010 by SteelheaderDK)
Views: 7,011 - Rating: 5/5

Hitching salmon on Langá River, Iceland. Salmon fishing when it is best!!

Pffh plays 8: Let's play Alien vs Predat...

11:08 min ( March 12, 2011 by tamegdo)
Views: 74 - Rating: 1.66667/5

A let's play of alien vs predator: Our mighty hero braves the ruins of a predator city searching for his team

At edge of Eldborg Crater

01:21 min ( March 22, 2010 by spunkshine)
Views: 473 - Rating: 0/5

At the rim of Eldborg Crater in western Iceland. Extinct volcano. Terrified children. March 2010. Spunkshine visits Iceland

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Interesting facts about this location

Western Region, Iceland

Western Region is one of the traditional eight regions of Iceland, located on the western side of the island. The biggest town in the region is Akranes, with a population of 6300.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 64.67, -22.02 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Regions of Iceland


Borgarnes is a town located on a peninsula at the shore of Borgarfjörður in Iceland. It has a population of 1,763 (as of January 2011). The town is located 60 km north of the capital Reykjavík and is connected to other places in Iceland through the second largest bridge in Iceland, Borgarfjarðarbrú. Borgarnes is the biggest town in the Borgarbyggð municipality.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 64.67, -22.02 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Iceland, Populated places on Iceland's Route 1


Borgarbyggð is a municipality of various amalgamated populated rural areas in the West or Vesturland region of Iceland. The biggest township in the municipality is that of Borgarnes, which has a population of 1,763 inhabitants. Other densely populated areas in the municipality of Borgarbyggð are the village campus of Bifröst University, and the agricultural center of Varmaland.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 64.67, -22.02 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Municipalities of Iceland


Borgarfjörður is a fjord in the west of Iceland near the town of Borgarnes. The waters of Borgarfjörður appear to be calm, however the fjord is on the contrary a rather dangerous part of the sea because of its undercurrents and shallows. There are many flat islands lying in the fjord, but for the most part they are uninhabited. Near Borgarnes, the hringvegur (road no.1 or "ring road") passes over Borgarfjarðarbrú, a bridge of 0.5 km in length at the inland portion of the fjord.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 64.67, -22.02 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Fjords of Iceland, West Iceland


Ljósufjöll is a fissure vent system and central volcano on the Snæfellsnes Peninsula in Iceland. The system has a length of about 90 km reaching from the lavafields Berserkjahraun on the northside of Snæfellsnes to the village Bifröst and the nearby Grábrók craters next to the no. 1 highway north of Borgarnes. The volcanic system contains cinder cones and is the only system on the peninsula that has erupted in recorded history.

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Located at 64.67, -22.02 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Active volcanoes, Fissure vents, Snæfellsnes, VEI-3 volcanoes, Volcanoes of Iceland