Information about Álftavatn

Alftavatn is a deep and decorative lake on the Laugavegur hiking trail in South-West Iceland.

Alftavatn is a place of great serenity and beautiful landscape and is one of the stops on the trail. There are huts there built by the Icelandic Touring Association, that accommodate 72 people. They are equipped with gas stoves, utensils and cold running water.

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