Directions to Bridge of Continents

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Directions to Bridge of Continents

Directions to Bridge of Continents

 On the Reykjanes peninsula you can walk from the Eurasian to the North American tectonic plate by walking over a footbridge in Miðlína. You basically walk from Europe to North America and back again. The tectonic plates float 2 cm farther apart every year.

Photo by: Jennifer Boyer

Practical information:

This special place is located about 35 km from Garðskagi. Take Route 402 back to Route 45. Turn right in the direction of Sandgerði, and continue to follow Route 45 until you come to Route 44. There, turn right in the direction of Hafnir. Then take Route 425 towards Sandvík. Take the exit towards Miðlína.

  • GPS: 63.866495, -22.6761216

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