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Somastadir Historic House (Sómastaðir)
Somastadir Historic House (Sómastaðir)

No marker available. Reyðarfjörður, Iceland, Reyðarfjörður

Near the huge aluminum plant at Reydarfjordur, you'll find the little stone house at Soomastadir.   This bijou house was built of local stone in 1875, using glacial clay for mortar.  It should be n...



Blabjorg Cliff (Blábjörg)
Blabjorg Cliff (Blábjörg)

No marker available. Blábjörg, Iceland, Djúpivogur

Blabjorg cliffs are a national monument on the north shore of Berufjordur. Meaning 'blue cliffs', though actually more green than blue, the cliffs are formed of Berufjordur acid tuff, an ignimbrite of...



Borgarfjorður (Borgarfjördur) -Brunavik (Brúnavik)
Borgarfjorður (Borgarfjördur) -Brunavik (Brúnavik)

No marker available. Borgarfjörður Eystri, Iceland, Borgarfjörður Eystri

Duration: 5 hours. Difficulty: moderately strenuous walk crossing two passes, the first at 345m, the second at 321m. Interest: coastal and mountain views and a secluded pebble beach. Start/End: drive...



Skriduklaustur – Centre Of Culture & History
Skriduklaustur – Centre Of Culture & History

No marker available. Fljótsdalsvegur, 701 Egst, Iceland, Egilsstadir

Skriduklaustur is a historical site with the ruins of a 16th-century monastery and the home of the writer Gunnar Gunnarsson. Built-in 1939 it is one of Iceland’s most valuable buildings, donated to th...



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Breiddalsheidi (Breiðdalsheiði) Mountain Pass - An early attempt at road building
Breiddalsheidi (Breiðdalsheiði) Mountain Pass - An early attempt at road building

No marker available. Breiðdalsvík, Iceland, Breiðdalsvík

For centuries the main route between Breiðdalur and Egilsstadir was over Breiðdalsheidi pass. At 470m in height, the route was snowbound in winter and could be shrouded in fog at any time of year....



Thvotta Farm (Þvottá)
Thvotta Farm (Þvottá)

No marker available. Þjóðvegur, Iceland, Djupavogi

Þvotta means 'washing river' and this farm by the side of the road takes its name from the river that flows by it.  The name is unusual and has nothing today with laundry! It originates from the settl...



Laugarfell
Laugarfell

No marker available. Austurleið, Iceland, Egilsstaðir

Laugarfell is a marvelous scenic spot in the heart of the eastern highlands of Iceland, accessible with a normal car in summer.  It's located a 3km detour off road 910.   After the completion of th...



Icelandic Forest Service
Icelandic Forest Service

No marker available. Miðvangur 2, Egilsstaðir, Iceland, Egilsstaðir

Icelandic Forest Service -open every day, all year round The forests are a refuge from wind and rain and you can find a new adventure behind every tree. In the South: Thingvellir Haukadalur Forest Lau...



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Breiddalssetur, Research And Heritage Centre
Breiddalssetur, Research And Heritage Centre

No marker available. Sæberg 1, Breiðdalsvík, Iceland, Breiðdalsvík

Breiddalssetur, Research, and Heritage center, occasionally also called „the Walker Centre“, is housed in the oldest building of Breiddalsvik, the old cooperative „Gamla Kaupfelagid“, built in 1906. B...



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Josafat Hinriksson’s Maritime Museum
Josafat Hinriksson’s Maritime Museum

No marker available. Egilsbraut 2, 740 Neskaupstaður, Iceland, Neskaupstadur

The Josafat Henriksson's Maritime museum displays interesting objects relating to fishing, ironwork, boat building and the old ways of the Icelandic people. It displays a replica of Josaphat's father’...



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