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.
What people are saying
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
Visited the horse park en route to Hella. We watched a horse show for about half an hour then went to see the Icelandic horses in the stables and chatted to some of the riders. The show was very well done. After something to eat...More
We were brought here at the end of one of our tours. They brought us out to the middle of the arena and brought the horses out and they ran around us. We were able to pet them while the guide gave us the history...More
This was a scheduled stop for us as part of a coach tour. I don't mind horses, and they were cute enough with very thick fur. But there were only 3 out for general viewing, to see more or get close you had to pay...More
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