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Olafsdalur By Gilsfjordur
Olafsdalur By Gilsfjordur

No marker available. Iceland, Búðardalur

Olafsdalur by Gilsfjordur is a small valley, surrounded by high mountains, where the first agricultural school in Iceland was established in 1880. The beautiful school-building from 1896 is open to th...



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The Westfjords Heritage Museum at Isafjordur, Westfjords
The Westfjords Heritage Museum at Isafjordur, Westfjords

No marker available. Neðstikaupstaður, 400 Ísafjörður, Iceland, Ísafjörður

The museum is located in an 18th-century building at the tip of the small spit on which the town of Isafjordur stands. The museum gives a unique insight into the rich maritime history and culture of t...



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Sheep Museum at Saevangur (Sævangur)
Sheep Museum at Saevangur (Sævangur)

No marker available. Iceland, Hólmavík

Visit the family-friendly Icelandic Sheep Centre (Sauðfjársetrið á Ströndum), at Saevangur and learn how sheep farming sustained Icelanders through the ages. You can pet the lambs, take a hay-cart...



The Nonsense-Museum
The Nonsense-Museum

No marker available. Hafnarstræti 11, Flateyri, Iceland, Flateyri

The Nonsense-Museum is a museum of a series of weird things and collections gathered from individuals with collector mania. One example is an incredible collection of more than a hundred Police caps f...



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Skotufjordur (Skötufjörður) Turf Farm
Skotufjordur (Skötufjörður) Turf Farm

No marker available. Skötufjörður, Iceland, Ísafjarðardjúp

On the shore of Skotufjordur (Skate Fjord) is Litlibaer, a beautifully restored turf farm open to visitors from mid-May to mid-September.  Litlibaer (Little Farm) was built in 1895 and as many as 2...



Skrudur (Skrúður) Arboretum
Skrudur (Skrúður) Arboretum

No marker available. Skrúður, Iceland, Þingeyri

Founded in 1909, Skrudur on the north shore of Dyrafjordur is Iceland’s oldest arboretum. The vicar at nearby Nupur was interested in botany and collected seeds from all over the country creating the...



Museum of Icelandic Sorcery & Witchcraft
Museum of Icelandic Sorcery & Witchcraft

No marker available. Hólmavík, Iceland, Hólmavík

The West Fjords area is renowned for its magic and sorcery. In the 17th century an unusually high number of people in this area were accused of sorcery and if convicted, were burned to death. As yo...



The Giant Trolls
The Giant Trolls

No marker available. 61, Iceland, Ísafjörður

In the Kirkjubolsfjall mountain opposite the airport at Isafjordur is a ‘hanging valley’ called Naustahvilft from where there is a great view over the fjord and town. Legend says it was made when a hu...



Korfa mountain
Korfa mountain

No marker available. Súðavík, Iceland, Súðavík

According to legend, there is a tiny lake at the top of this cone-shaped mountain where ‘wishing stones’ can be found during the summer solstice.



Selardalur  (Selárdalur) and The Artist with a Child's Heart
Selardalur (Selárdalur) and The Artist with a Child's Heart

No marker available. Selárdalur, Iceland, Bíldudalur

Selardalur is 45 minutes drive north of Bildudalur at the end of a gravel road. This remote outpost is wedged into the last of nine short ice-sculpted valleys on the south coast of Arnarfjordur fjord,...