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Glaumbaer (Glaumbær) Turf Farm
Glaumbaer (Glaumbær) Turf Farm

No marker available. Iceland, Saudarkrokur

Glaumbaer is a magnificent example of a turf farm from the 18th and 19th centuries. This type of housing was universal in Iceland until around 1900 when it was gradually replaced by concrete, which is...



Nonni’s House
Nonni’s House

No marker available. Aðalstræti 54, 600 Akureyri, Iceland, Akureyri

NONNI’S HOUSE An incredible Journey Nonni’s House is one of Akureyri’s landmarks and is the childhood home of the writer and Jesuit priest Jon Sveinsson, Nonni (1857-19...



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Vididalstunga (Viðidalstunga) and Kolugljufur (Kolugljúfur) Gorge
Vididalstunga (Viðidalstunga) and Kolugljufur (Kolugljúfur) Gorge

No marker available. Vidhidalstunga, Iceland, Vidhidalstunga

Viðidalstunga was an important and wealthy farm in the Middle Ages. Iceland’s priceless historical manuscript, the Flateyjarbok ‘the book of Flatey’ was written here in 1400 using vellum from the skin...



Saeluhus, Refuge, By Jokulsa A Fjollum
Saeluhus, Refuge, By Jokulsa A Fjollum

No marker available. Iceland,

The river Jokulsa á Fjollum, was a great hindrance in past centuries. It was not considered possible to cross on horseback, but there were ferries at the most popular crossings. The refuge was built a...



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Botanical Gardens in Akureyri - 66°N
Botanical Gardens in Akureyri - 66°N

No marker available. Botanical Garden Akureyri, Eyrarlandsvegur, 600 Akureyri, Iceland, Akureyri

The Botanical Gardens of Akureyri are an extensive and colorful collection of both cultivated and wild plants. There are sections on Icelandic and Arctic flora and the aim is to collect every species...



Vesturos Bridge (Vesturós)
Vesturos Bridge (Vesturós)

No marker available. , Saudarkrokur

On the west side of Hegranes, you'll find a turning off road 75 leading down to the sea and the old 1925 bridge across the river Heraðsvotn.  The place is called Vesturos, 'western estuary'.  Here...



The Old Farmhouse Laufas
The Old Farmhouse Laufas

No marker available. Laufás, Iceland, Laufás

Experience life at the vicarage. The Old Farmhouse Laufas is a renowned church site and chieftain‘s residence from the settlement (874-930). Laufas church was built in 1865, among its special items is...



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The Northern Thingeyjarsysla Heritage Museum
The Northern Thingeyjarsysla Heritage Museum

No marker available. Kópasker, Iceland, Kópasker

The Northern Thingeyjarsysla Heritage Museum is located at Snartarstadir farm, one kilometer from the village of Kopasker, this museum presents a unique collection of local objects showing daily life...



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Music and Cultural Events in Akureyri
Music and Cultural Events in Akureyri

No marker available. Hafnarstræti 96, 600 Akureyri, Iceland, Akureyri

Akureyri has a lively cultural scene, and though not on the same scale as the capital, it is worth checking at the Tourist Information Centre if there are any special events happening during your visi...



Taste the Local Specialities of Myvatn
Taste the Local Specialities of Myvatn

No marker available. Geiteyarströnd, 660 Mývatn, Iceland, Mývatn

Trout has been caught and smoked in Myvatn for centuries.  You'll find it on the menu but it may be a little strong for some as traditionally it is smoked in dung!  You can buy it directly from the pr...