Eyjafjarðarsÿsla Travel Guide

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Vík

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Siglufjörður

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Hrísey

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Litli-Árskógssandur

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Dalvík

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Vík

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  • VIK'S COASTLINE HAS MOVED THROUGH THE...

    Vík Things to Do

    In the late 19th century the settlement of Vik was established but due to the proximity of the ocean the houses were in constant danger from flooding or from sand drifts. When there was a huge eruption in 1918 sand and gravel and melt water from Myrdalsjokull were washed out into the ocean forming a small peninsula east of Vik, but over the years...

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  • Hofdabrekka

    Vík Hotels

    Hofgabrekka is a very good hotel located abou 5 km far from the town of Vik and it is locateded in a...

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  • DEAD TROLLS CAUGHT BY THE DAYLIGHT

    Vík Things to Do

    Reynisfjall is the name of the basalt stacks that can be seen from the beach at Vik. A long time ago they were part of a cliff but this is all that remains today as the rough sea has battered the land for 1000s of years. Some Icelanders believe that they used to be trolls that were trying to pull their boat out to sea and were caught by the rising...

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Siglufjörður

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  • Mígandi waterfall.

    Siglufjörður Things to Do

    There are two waterfalls in Iceland called Mígandi, one in North Iceland and the other one Mígandi in Hvalfjörður bay in the south.Mígandi in North Iceland is a majestic waterfall, 70 meters high. I have only seen it from the road, but it can be reached by boat from the ocean side.People go ice climbing here in winter time.I add this waterfall here...

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  • The Monument for Fishermen in...

    Siglufjörður Things to Do

    There is a very special monument for drowned fishermen in Siglufjörður.It is called "Lífsbjörg" or Resque by our known sculptor Ragnar Kjartansson. The monument was unveiled in 1988.Lífsbjörg depicts fishermen in a lifeboat on top of a massive wave, one of them holding up his hand signalling that they need help. One of the fishermen seems to be...

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  • The Boathouse and Grána

    Siglufjörður Things to Do

    In the Boathouse museum, which is a part of the Herring Era Museum, there are boats and ships by the harbour and the atmosphere by the harbour in 1938-1954 is brought back to life. There are 9 boats on display and we entered one of them and could have a look around it.The Boathouse part of the Herring Era Museum was inaugurated by the Crown Prince...

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Hrísey

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  • Hríseyjarkirkja

    Hrísey Things to Do

    The Hrísey Church is quite interesting to look at from the outside. Enjoy the wooden structure along with its striking backdrop. Unfortunately, the church was locked when we visited. Perhaps you'll have better luck and be able to view the interior. Given the fine weather, we didn't mind all that much staying outside...

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  • Hvatastaðir

    Hrísey Things to Do

    Along the hiking trail, you can see the remnants of an ancient farm. While no record exists of when this farm was actually active, a record from 1712 indicates the farm had been abandoned "a long time ago..." Obviously, erosion has taken its toll over the centuries, and what's left of the foundation is partially submerged. It's still amazing to...

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  • Borgarbrík

    Hrísey Things to Do

    While this looks like the ruins of an old building, it is actually a natural formation. Borgarbrík, or "Castle Rock," is actually an example of a volcanic dike. An impressive group of basalt columns along with a spectacular backdrop.

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Litli-Árskógssandur

  • Bus from Akureyri

    Litli-Árskógssandur Transportation

    If you don't have a car, it's a bit complicated to get around this sparsely-populated region of Iceland. You can, however, take the TREX bus to Árskógssandur, which coincides with the ferry to Hrísey. Beware: the 17:00 ferry is normally the last to connect with a bus in Árskógssandur (departing at 17:15). You also must call TREX buses in advance...

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  • Ferry to Hrísey

    Litli-Árskógssandur Transportation

    The ferry "Sævar" departs from Árskógssandur to the island of Hrísey regularly. Travel time is around 15 minutes.As of June 2007, departure times from Árskógssandur were 9:30, 11:30, and 13:30 -- then hourly until 19:30 -- and every two hours thereafter until 23:30. Departures from Hrísey were 9:00, 11:00, 13:00 -- then hourly until 19:00 -- and...

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  • Fish Delivery

    Litli-Árskógssandur Local Customs

    In addition to ferrying locals and tourists between Árskógssandur and Hrísey, the ferry Sævar also serves a valuable function of ferrying cargo. It carries many animals back and forth as well (Hrísey is the pet quarantine center of Iceland), but in this case, we observed a number of fresh fish packed in ice being unloaded. Undoubtedly, these Hrísey...

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Dalvík

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  • Icelandic folk dance at the Great...

    Dalvík Local Customs

    It is not often that I see the Icelandic folk dance, but at the "Fiskidagurinn mikli" the Great Fishday festival in Dalvík there was a group of people dancing lovely folk dance in several places in Dalvík. It was such a delight watching them, the colourful traditional costume and the dignified dancing. I couldn´t keep my eyes of them and took so...

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  • The Information Centre at Dalvík.

    Dalvík Things to Do

    There is a modern, new (opened in 2009) glass building in Dalvík. It is called Berg and is the Cultural House and Information Centre of Dalvík. Here is also the Dalvík library located. Here I stock up on leaflets and information on what there is to see and do in this area.There is a café called Þula café bistro in Berg and on "Fiskidagurinn mikli"...

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  • The Monument for Fishermen in Dalvík.

    Dalvík Things to Do

    In every town and village that I visit in Iceland I look for the monument for drowned fishermen. This monument is located in the cemetery in Dalvík.This monument, depicting a fisherman standing in his boat is a monument for drowned fishermen in both Dalvík and Svarfaðardal valley, which is next to Dalvík. Written on it is: "Það er eins og Ísland...

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