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Best of Reykjanes Peninsula May 23 - May 30

By Staff

  • Seafood restaurant Vitinn in the town of Sandgerði.

This is the Reykjanes Peninsula section of Best of Iceland This Week, the only Icelandic guide of its kind. New every week.

The Orginal Mountain Marathon (OMM)
The Original Mountain Marathon is in Iceland this weekend. It was founded in 1968 by Gerry Charnley. It is a two day mountain marathon for teams of two that are willing to navigating one’s own route as well as stay overnight  and camp. The race changes location every year and is still the largest and most prestigious Mountain Marathon event globally. Starting point is in the fishing town of Grindavík. May 24-25

Reykjanes Seakayak
Iceland is known for its amazing landscape and the best way to experience the beauty of the country is by getting in touch with its nature from a close view. Reykjanes Seakayak offers guided tours by seakayaks in the vibrant and safe envirnoment of Reykjanes bay. Reykjanes Seakayak is located between Keflavik and Reykjavik and the guided tours are done in a groups of 2-8 people, lasting 2 hours.

Vitinn Restaurant in Sandgerði
Vitinn is a bar and a restaurant which is owned by the local couple Stefán Sigurðsson, the restaurant's chef, and his wife, Brynhildur Kristjánsdóttir. Vitinn is located in the town of Sandgerði, just minutes from Keflavik airport. This beautiful restaurant brings the freshest seafood straight to your plate. 

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