Main Sights Reykjanes
The bridge between continents: The Eurasian and American tectonic plates are drifting apart. A small footbridge named Leif the Lucky has been built over a fissure connecting the two plates. One can cross from America to Europe and get a certificate at the Reykjanes Information Center as verification and a memento of your experience.
Krýsuvík: Krýsuvík is a high temperature, geothermal area, where you find bubbling mud pools and steam columns rising into the sky. It's a popular area with many interesting hiking paths.
Krýsuvíkurberg cliff is a home to thousands of birds, the most common ones being the black-legged kittiwake, common guillemot, razorbill, Brünnich´s guillemot and the northern fulmar but the following birds can also be found: puffins, European shaq, black guillemot and herring gull.
Lake Kleifarvatn is located in the middle of the Reykjanes peninsula, in beautiful volcanic surroundings. It is one of the deepest lakes in Iceland and the third largest lake in South Iceland. Since the earthquakes in 2000, the lake has been shrinking. With a fishing permit you can go trout fishing in the lake.
Reykjanesviti Lighthouse, is the oldest lighthouse in Iceland, originally built in 1878. The tower itself is 31 meters high, but it is built on a small hill making it reach 73 metres above sea level. The surroundings are breathtaking, the wild Atlantic Ocean on one side and a geothermal area on the other.