Destination guide

The friendly city of Mosfellsbaer awaits you

The northern lights and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Mosfellsbaer. Travelers like the local tours, shopping and cheese shops in this welcoming and relaxing city. Hallgrimskirkja and Thingvellir National Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Mosfellsbaer

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Mosfellsbaer a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Skalafell Ski Area (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Varmarlaug Swimming Pool (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Lagafellslaug (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Hlioavollur Golf Course (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Korpa Golf Course (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Grafarholt Golf Course (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Mosfellsbaer

Travelers love Mosfellsbaer for its northern light views and captivating mountain views. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Mosfellsbaer is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Thingvellir National Park (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Alafoss Waterfall (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Ulfarsfell Mountain (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Grasagardur Botanical Garden (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Oskjuhlid Hill (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)

Traveling to and around Mosfellsbaer

Fly into Reykjavik (RKV-Reykjavik Domestic), the closest airport, located 10.4 mi (16.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Reykjavik (KEF-Keflavik Intl.), which is 33 mi (53.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Mosfellsbær?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 373 holiday lettings near Mosfellsbær. From 62 Houses to 255 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Mosfellsbær is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Mosfellsbær?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Mosfellsbær:

  • Grafarvogur: 18 holiday homes
  • Miðborg: 195 holiday homes
  • Vesturbær: 176 holiday homes
  • Reykjavík East: 209 holiday homes
  • Reykjavík South-East: 28 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Mosfellsbær?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Mosfellsbær. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Alafoss Waterfall: 397 holiday lettings
  • Lagafellslaug: 393 holiday lettings
  • Gljufrasteinn-Laxness Museum: 405 holiday lettings
  • Varmarlaug Swimming Pool: 393 holiday lettings
  • Laxnes Museum: 404 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Mosfellsbær listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Mosfellsbær?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 62 Houses in Mosfellsbær. Our other popular types of Mosfellsbær holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 255 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 10 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mosfellsbær?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 44 holiday homes with pool available in Mosfellsbær. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.