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About Mjóifjörður
In a country that specializes in unspoiled and out-of-the-way places, Mjóifjörður might just take the title of ‘most remote’. Its name translates as ‘Narrow Fjord’, and it’s an 18km-long inlet that is home to just one tiny village, Brekkuþorp. Today, only about 14 people live in Brekkuþorp year-round, and they are clearly people who relish some nature-induced solitude: the road into Mjóifjörður is breathtaking, but it’s open for only about four months of the year (depending on the weather). The rest of the year, Mjóifjörður is only accessible by scheduled boat from Norðfjörður.

Destinations

Things to do

Sólbrekka in Mjóifjörður
Sólbrekka and cottages in Mjóifjörður are by road no. 953 The nearest town is Egilsstaðir, 42 km. Two cottages located on Brekkubrún, right below the house Brekka. Each house has sleeping place for 4-…
Asknes Hiking Trail
Asknes in fjord Mjóifjörður houses the remains of a old whaling-station, which the Norwegians erected around year 1900. The factory was the largest of its kind in the world at that time. In its hayday…
Dalatangi
The way out to Dalatangi lies along a narrow road that winds out of Mjóifjörður. Drive along with landslides and cliffs, past waterfalls and gorges. When Dalatangi appears, it is as if you are on an i…

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Margrét Sigfúsdóttir Sólbrekka 715 Mjóifjörður 8997109

Historic and Cultural sites

Asknes Hiking Trail
Asknes in fjord Mjóifjörður houses the remains of a old whaling-station, which the Norwegians erected around year 1900. The factory was the largest of its kind in the world at that time. In its hayday…
Dalatangaviti
At Dalatangi, there are two lighthouses. The older one was built by the fishing operator Ottó Wathne in 1895. He paid for the lighthouse construction, which is made of basalt with stone glue in betwee…
Dalatangi
The way out to Dalatangi lies along a narrow road that winds out of Mjóifjörður. Drive along with landslides and cliffs, past waterfalls and gorges. When Dalatangi appears, it is as if you are on an i…

Food and accommodation

Sólbrekka in Mjóifjörður
Sólbrekka and cottages in Mjóifjörður are by road no. 953 The nearest town is Egilsstaðir, 42 km. Two cottages located on Brekkubrún, right below the house Brekka. Each house has sleeping place for 4-…

Practical information

It is important to keep a few things in mind when travelling in Iceland. It is necessary to keep up with the weather forecast, even during summer, and road conditions. You must get familiar with the Icelandic Króna (currency) and pack appropriately for the season you are visiting, you can expect all kinds of weather all year round. And there is no need to buy water because the tap water is great!

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