Many ages have passed, and the power still lives on. Kaldaðarnes was a medieval Icelandic pilgrimage site known for a miraculous healing cross. It drew visitors from all corners of the country.
Today, the history of Kaldaðarnes comes to life at a resting place for pilgrims, inviting travelers seeking rejuvenation and a fresh start. The pilgrimage symbolizes the journey of life, and the resting place represents the beginning and end.
The pilgrimage traverses Iceland's volcanic belt, amidst glaciers, towering peaks and valleys. The design of the resting place is a meandering footbridge, offering stunning vistas of the main glaciers and peaks along the pilgrimage trail. Moreover, it prompts travelers to pause and experience the four elements that meet their gaze at every step.