Svarf­að­ar­dal­ur, a broad and fertile valley, with many farms and high beautiful mountains. At the bottom of Skíðadalur valley is the glacier Gljúfurár­jök­ull. Svarf­að­ar­dalur has four beautiful churches, with old altar pieces. Birdland is an exhibition located at Húsabakki. The surrounding valley, Svarfaðardalur, is renowned for its diverse bird life, and marked trails will lead you from Húsabakki through the Svarfaðardalur Nature Reserve.