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Akranes Swimming Pool
Akranes Swimming Pool

No marker available. Innnesvegur, Akranes, Iceland, Akranes

The Akranes swimming pool complex has a 25 m outdoor pool, a slide, paddling pool, four hot tubs, and a sauna.  It's located by the town's sports center.   Opening hours: (subject to change)  We...



Helgafell and the Story of Gudrun Osvifursdottir (Guðrún Ósvífursdóttir)
Helgafell and the Story of Gudrun Osvifursdottir (Guðrún Ósvífursdóttir)

No marker available. Helgafell, Iceland, Stykkishólmur

Helgafell is a prominent rocky hill, a few kilometers south of Stykkisholmur. At the foot of the hill stands a church, where one of the most enigmatic heroines of the Icelandic Sagas, Gudrun Osvifursd...



Akranes Folk Museum
Akranes Folk Museum

No marker available. Garðaholt 3, 300 Akranes, Iceland, Akranes

Akranes Folk Museum is an interesting museum where you can travel back in time. Enjoy the history of the town and its surroundings and learn about the fishing industry. We also offer: Forge Iceland’s...



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Snaefellsjokull National Park
Snaefellsjokull National Park

No marker available. Snæfellsjökull National Park, Iceland, Snæfellsbær

Snaefellsjokull National Park lies in the westernmost part of Snæfellsnes peninsula and covers 170 square kilometers. It was founded on June 28th, 2001, with the aim of protecting the area‘s unique na...



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Horse Centre Borgartun - Akranes
Horse Centre Borgartun - Akranes

No marker available. Akrafjallsvegur, Iceland, Akranes

Hestamidstodin Borgartun offers short, and longer tours in beautiful nature on the outskirts of Akranes and is open all year round.  All tours are an enjoyable experience for all those who want to...



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Glymur Waterfall
Glymur Waterfall

No marker available. Glymur Waterfall, Iceland, Akranes

Duration: about 1-1.5 hours each way. Difficulty: the first part of the walk as far as the river is easy. The river crossing requires concentration and the path becomes rocky and more challenging afte...



Bjossarolo (Bjössaróló) Playground
Bjossarolo (Bjössaróló) Playground

No marker available. Skúlagata 23, Borgarnes, Iceland, Borgarnes

Borgarnes resident Bjorn Gudmundsson came up with the idea of making a playground for local children, without it costing anything but his labor. He collected discarded materials and recycled them into...



Arnarstapi and the Story of Raudfeldur and Solvi (Rauðfeldur and Sölvi)
Arnarstapi and the Story of Raudfeldur and Solvi (Rauðfeldur and Sölvi)

No marker available. Arnarstapi, Iceland, Arnarstapi

At Arnarstapi village there is a huge statue of the giant Barður whose story is told in one of the Icelandic sagas, The Saga of Barður Snaefellsas. Half man, half-giant, Barður was raised in Norway...



Helgafell Mountain
Helgafell Mountain

No marker available. Helgafell, Iceland, Stykkishólmur

Just outside Stykkisholmur, it is a short detour off road 58 to Helgafell. Meaning 'holy mountain' Helgafell rises 73m above the surrounding land and is more of a hill than a mountain. It is an easy c...



Norwegian House
Norwegian House

No marker available. 5, Hafnargata, Stykkishólmur, Iceland, Stykkishólmur

Norwegian house: the regional museum of Snaefellsnes The Norwegian house, built in 1832, was the first wood-frame residence with two full-sized stores in Iceland. The wood was imported from Norway hen...



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