is one of villages in Iceland
situated some 30 km east of Akureyri
and 350 km from Reykjavik
. The population of LjÃ³svatn is 170 people (as of 2008). Thousands of tourists visit LjÃ³svatn every year to see its waterfalls.
The nearest airport Akureyri (IATA: AEY) is about 30 km away.
Tourist attractions 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.
If you have seen everything in LjÃ³svatn 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.