Vík í Mýrdal AURORA BOREALIS TRAVEL GUIDE

Vík í Mýrdal in South Iceland is a great place to experience the Northern Lights.

Vík í Mýrdal is a gorgeous little seaside village on Iceland’s rugged southern coast. The town sits in the shadow of the Katla Volcano and features Reyniskirkja which is a picturesque church located on the hill overlooking the town.

There are a few good hotel offerings in Vik including Icelandair hotel. Alternatively, there are some great Airbnb options starting for as little as USD$60 per night. If this is your first time, use my referral link to get $50 off your first stay!

Vík is a popular tourist destination due to the black pebble beach and the distinctive basalt columns. Nnearby is the spectacular headland called Dyrhólaey which forms an natural arch.

Sitting on the black beaches near Vik are the perfect place to watch the Northern Lights on a clear winters night. The lights dance around to the background music of the Atlantic waves crashing into the beach.

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