Norður-Mùlasÿsla Travel Guide

  • The altarpiece made by Kjarval.
    The altarpiece made by Kjarval.
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  • On top of Álfaborg is a view-dial.
    On top of Álfaborg is a view-dial.
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  • Álfaborg, the City of the Hidden People
    Álfaborg, the City of the Hidden People
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Bakkagerði

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Vopnafjörður

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Bakkagerði

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  • "Síðasta lag fyrir fréttir" sculpture of...

    Bakkagerði Things to Do

    There is a lovely sculpture made out of drift wood by the shore in Bakkagerði. It is called "Síðasta lag fyrir fréttir: Fuglinn í fjörunni". It was made by the local artist, Eyjólfur Skúlason.This artist is known for magically making all kinds of creatures from drift wood.The name "síðasta lag fyrir fréttir" or the "last song before the news...

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  • Lindarbakki turf house

    Bakkagerði Things to Do

    There is a little cute red-painted turf house in Bakkagerði village. I had read in the newspaper before leaving on our trip to the East-fjords of Iceland, that the lady living in this turf house welcomes visitors. So we knocked on her door and she showed us around inside this lovely house. Her name is Elísabet Sveinsdóttir, called Stella, and she...

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  • The Mine Explosion at Sauðabani 1942.

    Bakkagerði Things to Do

    By the ocean just outside of Bakkagerði village there is a mine that washed in from the sea in 1942 during WW2 and exploded here on the shore, by Sauðabani.Nobody was killed as most of the inhabitants had gathered in the school when the mine exploded. One man lost consciousness due to the impact of the blast. He was the only one, who didn´t...

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Vopnafjörður

  • The elf-rock by Bustarfell turf-house

    Vopnafjörður Things to Do

    Close to Bustarfell turf-house you can find an elf-stone called "Álfkonusteinn" or the Elf-rock. There is an interesting elf-story related to that rock.To get to the rock drive past Bustarfell turf-house through the land of the farmer. You might have to open a couple of gates. They were open when we drove through the land. Drive on a path for ca 5...

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  • The Monument on the West-Icelanders.

    Vopnafjörður Things to Do

    There is a beautiful black and shiny monument in Vopnafjörður town on the "Vesturfarar" or the West-Icelanders who left Iceland and emigrated to the New World in North-America and Canada. The largest part of the Icelanders leaving for better pastures were from Vopnafjörður.The monument was a gift from "Vesturfararsetrið" - the Icelandic Emigration...

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  • Kaupvangur Tourist Information Centre

    Vopnafjörður Things to Do

    In Vopnafjörður town there is a lovely building called Kaupvangur. In it is a Cultural Centre, Múlastofa museum, the Information Centre and the Centre of Emigration in East-Iceland. We arrived at Kaupvangur just as they were about to close, so we didn´t get to visit the museum, Múlastofa, this time around, but next time for sure. The Information...

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