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The summer is a beautiful time in the Vatnajokull Region with the midnight sun and warm weather (in Icelandic terms). The summer carries with it a great variety in events, activities, restaurants and accommodation.

Hofn is known as the lobster capital of the North and every restaurant in town offers a lobster dish of some sort. In July the locals celebrate the lobster with the annual Lobster festival at Hofn.

If you want to experience something extraordinary don´t miss out on the annual fireworks show at Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon which is held the last weekend of August. This 30 minute fireworks show is a colloboration between the local search and rescue team and the staff at Jokulsarlon boat ride company.