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 features

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)
How to get there

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 property listings offer a large selection of 389 vacation rentals near Mosfellsbær. From 63 Houses to 270 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Mosfellsbær for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Mosfellsbær:

  • Reykjavík 101: 260 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 237 vacation rentals
  • Reykjavík South-East: 28 vacation rentals
  • Reykjavík East: 217 vacation rentals
  • Holt: 157 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Mosfellsbær?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Mosfellsbær. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lagafellslaug: 409 vacation rentals
  • Alafoss Waterfall: 413 vacation rentals
  • Varmarlaug Swimming Pool: 409 vacation rentals
  • Laxnes Museum: 420 vacation rentals
  • Gljufrasteinn-Laxness Museum: 420 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Mosfellsbær?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 63 Houses in Mosfellsbær. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Mosfellsbær include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 270 rentals available
  • Villas: 13 rentals available
  • Cabins: 10 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Mosfellsbær?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 46 vacation rentals with pool available in Mosfellsbær. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.