Set on a scenic peninsula in southeast Iceland, the town of Höfn, meaning ‘harbour’, serves as the capital of the region. It provides an excellent stopover for visitors travelling around Iceland’s ring road. This picturesque Icelandic fishing town is conveniently situated close to the mighty Vatnajokull, the largest glacier in Europe. The town is surrounded by vast majestic landscapes featuring volcanic beaches, glacial rivers, and remote offshore islands.
Visitors can enjoy the annual Lobster Festival and visit the town’s museums. They can learn about the geographical history of the area and visit Gamlabuo, the Old Shop, one of the oldest buildings in Höfn. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit Vatnajökull National Park, the largest national park in Europe.