Cities and Towns
in Iceland

Akranes

West of Iceland

- one of the most attractive town in Iceland -   The pretty town of Akranes offers a beach, a beautiful forest and a fascinating museum, as well as being home to the nation´s bes...

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Arnarstapi

West of Iceland

Arnarstapi is a fishing hamlet at the foot of the low Mt. Stapafell on the southern side of the Snaefellsnes peninsula. According to the Bardar-Saga, this mythological person, half a man and hal...

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Borgarnes

West of Iceland

Borgarnes - An attractive town - Borgarnes is an attractive town with a population of about 2000, located 70 kilometres west of Reykjavík on National Highway No. 1 (the “rin...

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Budardalur

West of Iceland

Budardalur Budardalur is a small village at the head of Hvammsfiord Bay. The village is the commercial centre for the county and boasts of one of the most advanced dairies in Iceland. The dai...

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Grundarfjordur

West of Iceland

Grundarfjordur - Where gentle breezes blow -   Grundarfjörður is a growing community on the fjord Breiðafjörður near the midpoint of the northern coa...

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Hellissandur

West of Iceland

Hellissandur The villages are far out north on the peninsula Snæfellsnes. The residents are altogether around 600. Formerly a fishing station was based in Hellissandur but today fishi...

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Hellnum

West of Iceland

Hellnar is an ancient fishing village, a cluster of old houses and buildings situated close to Arnarstapi on the westernmost part of the Snæfellsnes peninsula, Iceland. Although Hellnar villa...

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Husafell

West of Iceland

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Hvanneyri

West of Iceland

For centuries Hvanneyri has been a chuch centre and a small comunity of 250 inhabitants formed around agricultural organizations. The main one is the Agricultural Universtity, which traces its roots b...

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Olafsvik

West of Iceland

Olafsvik - Fishing Town -   The community Olafsvik developed centuries ago on a sinonymous cove. It offers a good natural harbour and rich fishing grounds nearby. The harbour was...

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Reykholt

West of Iceland

Reykholt - Culture -   Reykholt is one of the most important historical places in Iceland and a cultural centre for centuries. Here was the home of Snorri Sturluson, the chi...

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Saurbaer

West of Iceland

Saurbaer - Camping and hiking - Saurbær is a community at the North – East end of Breiðafjörður. The landscape is beautiful the district lies in semicircle of moun...

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Stadarsveit

West of Iceland

Staðarsveit, a flat, grassy and marshy lowland district from the Hof­staðaháls ridge west to the mountain Axlarhyrna. A string of farms between the mountains and the shore. Many la...

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Stykkisholmur

West of Iceland

Stykkisholmur - Worth a visit -   For centuries, Stykkishómur has been a centre of trade, service and transport for the Breiðafjörður area. The village is sti...

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