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About Fákasel 2019-02-13T14:12:51+00:00

About Fákasel

Fákasel is a Horse Park in South Iceland, only a 30-minute drive from Reykjavík, where you can meet the Icelandic Horse, daily in a live Horse Show. The Riding Hall offer’s unique experience in complete with a panoramic screen showing natural images from Iceland. The show itself takes about 15 minutes and after the show all guests are able to meet the friendly horses, pet them, and take photographs and selfies with them.
The Icelandic Horse is the only horse in the world with five gaits so you are in for a treat.

The restaurant at Fákasel Horse Park offers an authentic Icelandic gourmet menu with a variety of delicious foods, featuring the freshest locally grown ingredients. Groups and parties can also be accommodate in the restaurant, group menu is available with three-course meals. In addition to the restaurant, there is also a café offering a wide selection of pastries and coffee beverages.
The restaurant and café are open daily from 12:00 to 22:00, year round.

One of Iceland’s most extensive privately-owned collections of geological treasures, including stones, fossils, minerals, and more can be found at Fákasel. For four generations, a family has travelled and collected these beautiful earthly gems, which they have generously shared with the public in this exhibition. After you’ve viewed the collection, make sure to stop by the gift shop where you’ll find unique keepsakes to remember your experience.

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What people are saying

      We arrived for the 430pm Show which is 15 minutes. The kids were very much looking forward to it at the end of the golden circle route! The show started a 1/2 hour late as they were waiting for a tour bus. I think it...More

    thumb Drinda J
    5/28/2016

      A 10 minute drive from Selfoss, where we stayed. The show was well done and a great lesson on the importance of the Icelandic Horse. We were able to ask questions of the riders and go to the barn to meets the horses. After the...More

    thumb Kathy R
    1/29/2017

      This country is very proud of their horses. And by the way, do not ever call them ponies, they are horses. The demonstration was awesome, and the ponies or I mean horses, were very friendly.

    thumb randyb386
    2/14/2017

      This country is very proud of their horses. And by the way, do not ever call them ponies, they are horses. The demonstration was awesome, and the ponies or I mean horses, were very friendly.

    thumb Obisbo1960
    2/14/2017

      We booked online & arrived to find out the show was cancelled. Once everything was sorted out, we were able to see the show another day. We had to be picked up by the bus as we no longer had the car rental. Once we...More

    thumb Jessie M
    2/20/2017

      I'm reading the reviews and realizing that there are many options as to what you see here. I think perhaps our tour group was scheduled in at the last minute because of weather or something, because we didn't get to see any horses in the...More

    thumb travelmakesUrich
    9/17/2017