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Ljósvatn is one of villages in Iceland situated some 30 km east of Akureyri and 350 km from Reykjavik. The population of Ljósvatn is 170 people (as of 2008). Thousands of tourists visit Ljósvatn every year to see its waterfalls.

The nearest airport Akureyri (IATA: AEY) is about 30 km away.

Tourist attractions in Ljósvatn

1. Goðafoss
The Goðafoss (Icelandic: waterfall of the gods or waterfall of the goði) is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Iceland. It is located in the Mývatn district of North-Central Iceland at the beginning of the Sprengisandur highland road. The water of the river Skjálfandafljót falls from a height of 12 meters over a width of 30 meters.

If you have seen everything in Ljósvatn already, take a look on the outskirts of the town. If you are around, try one of the following places:

Also, check out the photographs of other travellers of the area.

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Hotels in Ljósvatn

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Hotel Kea Akureyri

starting $208

Hotel Kea by Keahotels

starting $0

Hotel Nordurland Akureyri

starting $103

Hotel Kjarnalundur

starting $124

Hotel Akureyri

starting $173

Acco Guesthouse

starting $92

Apotek Guesthouse Akureyri

starting $71

Torg GuestHouse

starting $120

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