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Eruption in Reykjanes

There’s an ongoing volcanic eruption in Reykjanes peninsula, only 20 minutes drive from Keflavik airport. Experience breathtaking scenery and the raw power of mother nature.

A small eruption is taking place in Reykjanes peninsula, only 20 minutes drive from Keflavik airport and about 30 minutes drive from Reykjavik. Lava flows from many different craters, creating a large flava field in the Reykjanes highlands. This is a unique experience, due to the low but steady flow of lava you can experience this incredible natural phenomenon up close.

Where to see the Eruption in Reykjanes

The eruption takes place in the Reykjanes highlands, in mt. Fagradalsfjalla, which is about 250 meters above sea level. The nearest town is Grindavik, where you can also find the beautiful Blue lagoon. Getting there takes time though, since you need to hike for about 2.5 hours to see the eruption. You need to climb the hill side, but the path is clearly marked and easy to follow.

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