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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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Seaman’s Garden In Hellissandur
Seaman’s Garden In Hellissandur

No marker available. Hellissandur Camping, Hellissandur, Iceland, Hellissandur

Opening Hours: Summer June to August Tuesday - Sunday: 9:30 am until 6 pm (Closed for lunch) Visitors are welcome all year round to view the site. Amenities: Entrance Fee:



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Akranes Light House
Akranes Light House

No marker available. Akranes, Iceland, Akranes

The Akranes Lighthouse is a delightful place to visit, any time of year. Away from bright lights, tourists and residents flock to the site in winter to catch a glimpse of the northern lights dancing a...



Goat Conservation Centre
Goat Conservation Centre

No marker available. Hvítársíðuvegur, 320 Borgarnes, Iceland, Borgarfjörður

Haafell farm on the north bank of the river Hvita is the Icelandic Goat Conservation Centre. The farmers are working to preserve the Icelandic goat which has survived in Iceland since the settlement i...



Bjorn of Breidavik: from Viking to American Chieftain
Bjorn of Breidavik: from Viking to American Chieftain

No marker available. Snæfellsnesvegur, Iceland, Snæfellsbær

Back in the early days of Iceland’s settlement a farmer and his beautiful wife Thuridur lived at Froda, a farm near Olafsvik on Snaefellsnes. Bjorn, a neighboring farmer from the other side of the pen...



Berserkjahraun Lava
Berserkjahraun Lava

No marker available. Berserkjahraun, Iceland, Snaefellsnes

Berserkjahraun, 'lava of the Berserks' is an impressive lava flow on the north side of Snaefellsnes. Road 54 winds through the lava but there is only one obvious place to stop if you wish to get out a...



Snorrastofa Cultural Centre In Reykholt
Snorrastofa Cultural Centre In Reykholt

No marker available. 64°39'53. 21°17'37.0"W, Möðruvellir 4, Möðruvallavegur, Iceland, Reykholt

Snorrastofa is founded in the memory of Snorri Sturluson, Iceland‘s most important saga writer, chieftain, and lawspeaker, who settled in Reykholt 1206 and was murdered there in the fall of 1241. Snor...



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Gufuskalar (Gufuskálar) Irish Settlers
Gufuskalar (Gufuskálar) Irish Settlers

No marker available. Langbylgjustöðin á Gufuskálum, Iceland, Hellissandur

Driving by Gufuskalar at the tip of Snaefellsnes it’s hard to miss the 412m high antenna, built in 1963 for the Loran navigation system. It is now used as an aerial mast for longwave broadcasting for...



Eiriksstadir – Viking Longhouse
Eiriksstadir – Viking Longhouse

No marker available. Haukadalur, Iceland, Búðardalur

Archaeological research in the ruins of Eiriksstadir discovered a dwelling from the 10th century and ancient Icelandic legends say that Eric the Red lived at Eiriksstadir in Haukadal. Eric the Red was...



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