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Anna Tours

Walk & visit like a local Nature walk in the peaceful outskirts of Mosfellsbaer. Guided tour from 2-5 pm for individuals and small groups of max 8. The tour includes following: about 90 min recreational walk on a rugged trail through area of geothermal history and geologic terrain. Then we visit Anna´s home for an authentic “kaffitími” where all sorts […]

Mosfellsbær Library & Art gallery

 In Mosfellsbær center you can find the local public library. It is a nice place to sit down, have some coffee and look at magazines and books, or surf the internet. Within the library you will find Mosfellsbær Art gallery with interesting exhibitions of Icelandic contemporary visual arts. Opening hours are Monday to Friday 12-18. […]

26 historical places in Mosfellsbær

On this map you will find the following 26 historical places in Mosfellsbær. Map of historical places in Mosfellsbær 1. Úlfarsá – The river Úlfarsá marks the boundary between Mosfellsbær and Reykjavík. 2. Leiruvogur – Leiruvogur was a well known mooring point for ships in the 10th-13th centuries. 3. Skiphóll – Shiphóll is an old […]

Maps of the town and surrounding area

Map of Mosfellsbæ (.pdf – 3.1mb) Running paths (.pdf 1,2mb) Hiking paths – map (.pdf 1.86mb) Walking and biking map of Mosfellsbæ (.pdf 4.10MB) Walking and biking map of the capital area (.pdf 3.27mb) The 15-minute walk – Mosfellsbær  map (.pdf – 193kb) – kort sem sýnir 1,6 km radíus út frá miðbæ Mosfellsbæjar í […]

Fun Facts

Facts and figures 220 km2 of rugged landscape which 80% lies more than 100 meters above sea level. 9000 inhabitants 84 km of marked paths to walk and bike 7 peaks to hike 2 golf courses 594 dogs 2 swimming pools 1269 horses 1 Nobel prize winner museum 46 rooms of accommodation Edit

Ásgarður Handverkstæði

Ásgarður is a non-profit organization that was established in 1993. In Ásgarður there are 30 disabled workers and 8 helpers. The work-hours are from 8 am to 4.30 pm. Inspiration: We are inspired by Rudolf Steiners anthroposophy, we adapt the production to the workers, and we try to have fun at work. Our ambition is […]

270mos Gisting

Peaceful place, close to nature Self catering apartment that is fully furnished with all the comforts of home and accommodates up to four people. Included in price are bedlinen, towels and WiFi Internet access. Free parking is in front of the house, short distances to all necessary services, swimming pools, golf clubs and only 2 […]

Two cozy appartments

Two Apartments in Mosfellsbær, Iceland. is in a good neighborhood in Helgafellshverfi in Mosfellbær 2cozyapartments offers two private apartments w / private entrance. Guesthouse (Heimagisting) Bæjarási 5, 270 Mosfellsbær Tel: 354-6118699 Two cozy appartments – 50 m2 and 20 m2. E-mail: Veffang : Click here for booking


Álafosskvos, the old factory of the Álafoss woolens company, was converted some years ago into a colony of artists’ studios. Some artists open their studios to the public – prospective visitors should always contact in advance the artists they are interested in. Works by most of the artists with studios there are on show at […]

Culture and Craft

Culture and Craft offers a three hour long knitting class, four days a week over the summer months and on Friday’s during the winter. Participants knit a woolen item of their choice, various levels of difficulty are on offer. A light meal is enjoyed together towards the end of the class.   Culture and Craft […]


By bus The most care free way to travel around the capital area is with out a doubt by bus. Rout 15 will pick you up in the center of Reykjavik and take you straight to Mosfellsbær. The journey takes about 30 minutes and you can view the lovely scenery while riding. By car Mosfellsbær […]

Bakkakot golf club

Golfklúbburinn Bakkakot Bakkakoti Mosfellsdal, Tel: + 354 566 8480  

Kjölur golf club

Golfklúbburinn Kjölur, Hlíðarvöllum Tel: + 354 566 7415  

Mosfellsbaer – friendly, green and healthy

E-mail: info[at] The town of Mosfellsbær is only a 15-minute drive from midtown Reykjavík.  The district includes an area stretching to the Leiruvogur cove, which forms part of Kollafjörður fjord. Three rivers empty into the cove: Leirvogsá, Kaldakvísl and Varmá. Population 8,500. Mosfellsbær provides numerous opportunities for outdoor and leisure activities. The proximity to untouched nature and […]
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Minna-Mosfell Guesthouse

Minna-Mosfell Guesthouse Minna-Mosfelli 271 Mosfellsbær Iceland Tel: (+354) 669 0366 Email:         Veffang: Minna-Mosfell Guesthouse is a little and friendly, family run guesthouse, open all year around. Located on a farm 6 km from Mosfellsbær center and only 60 km drive from Keflavík airport. A short walk to hiking, golf and horse rental. Minna-Mosfell Guesthouse is […]