is one of villages in Iceland
, situated some 30 km east from Akureyri
and 350 km from Reykjavik
. According to the latest census, the population of LjÃ³svatn is about 140 people. Many people visit LjÃ³svatn each year to take a look at its famous waterfalls.
LjÃ³svatn is served by Akureyri (IATA: AEY) airport which is 30 km away.
Places to see in LjÃ³svatn
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.
Have you seen everything in LjÃ³svatn already? Let's have a look on the surroundings. If you will be around, try one of the following places:
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