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Vopnafjörður Camping Ground

Vopnafjörður Camping Ground

Vopnafjörður Camping groundAt Lónabraut above the Brekkubær daycare centre. The camping ground is situated in the hills in the centre of the village,
East Iceland Emigration Center

East Iceland Emigration Center

The East Iceland Emigration Center is located at Kaupvangur Cultural Center. The East Iceland Emigration Center is an organization of volunteers inter

East Iceland Emigration Center

Vopnafjarðarkirkja

Vopnafjarðarkirkja

Vopnfjarðarkirkja church was built in 1903 and is now a historic building. Until that year, there was no church in the village, but there were churche
Hotel Tangi

Hotel Tangi

Hotel Tangi is located in the center of the town Vopnafjordur next to the harbor. We offer 4 rooms with a private bath and a TV.One room is accessible

Hraunlína

The view from the observation area is over the Lón (lagoon) - Skógarlón inland and Nýpslón outer. Lón is a nature reserve because of the great variety
Tangasporður

Tangasporður

The Vopnafjörður town is located on Kolbeinstangi peninsula. The outmost part of Kolbeinstangi is called Tangasporður. The area is not inhabited but t
Vopnafjörður Golf Course

Vopnafjörður Golf Course

The Vopnafjörður golf course, Skálavöllur, has 9 holes which due to the course layout have a special place among the golf courses in Iceland. On a hil
Kolbeinstangi Lighthouse

Kolbeinstangi Lighthouse

Kolbeinstangaviti er tæpir 20 metrar á hæð og stendur á glæsilegum stað í landi Leiðarhafnar í Vopnafirði. Vitinn var byggður árið 1942 en ekki tekinn
Sandvik

Sandvik

Sandvík is a long, black sandy beach in from the fjord. The coast is a family paradise created by nature. Guests may find seashells, take a walk, watc
EiderdownComforters.com

EiderdownComforters.com

Visiting an eiderdown farm. We invite you to visit our farm-takes for about 3 hrs. Guests learn how the eider ducks live and nest, and how the eiderdo
Selárdalur Swimming pool

Selárdalur Swimming pool

Selárdalur Swimming PoolPhone: 473 1499 – 473 1331e-mail: info@vopnafjardarhreppur.isThe swimming pool is 3.5 km. from road 85 on the way to Bakkafjör
Ásbrandsstaðir

Ásbrandsstaðir

Ásbrandsstaðir is near the sea on the north side of Hofsárdalur, about 7 km. from the village of Vopnafjordur. From the Ring Road, take road nr. 85 t

Virkisvík

Virkisvík cove is a beautiful place with colourful sediments, basalt formations and a waterfall that cascades over precipitous cliffs into the sea.  T
Drangsnes

Drangsnes

 A hiking trail leads from the parking place by Gljúfursárfoss through Drangsnes, to Krummsholt. At Krummsholt you can see ancient ruins dating back t
Þverárgil

Þverárgil

The hiking path runs along Þverá river in Þverá canyon. The canyon is exceptionally beautiful as one can see colorful rock formations from an old volc
Fuglabjargarnes cliffs

Fuglabjargarnes cliffs

 Fuglabjarganes is a part of Vopnafjörður’s coast line, on the north side.  Fuglabjarganes is on the nature conservatory list of Iceland for its beaut
Ljósastapi

Ljósastapi

Be sure to visit Skjólfjörur beach when driving through Vopnafjordur! The beach is only a short walk from the road and offers a magnificent view of th
Skjólfjörur

Skjólfjörur

Be sure to visit Skjólfjörur beach when driving through Vopnafjordur! The beach is only a short walk from the road and offers a magnificent view of th

Hofskirkja

The Hof vicarage has always been a major factor in the history of Vopnafjörður. It was home to some of the major characters of Vopnfiðingasaga Saga an

Vopnfirðingasaga Monument

Vopnfirðingasaga is one of the Icelandic sagas. This saga was probably written around 1225 to 1250 about incidents happening in 960-990. The saga’s se
Síreksstaðir Farm Holiday

Síreksstaðir Farm Holiday

You will find the farm Síreksstaðir in glen Sunnudalur, a small and peaceful haven off valley Hofsárdalur in Vopnafjörður. The farm boasts a small gue

Álfkonusteinn Hiking Trail

A considerable distance above the farm Bustarfell in Vopnafjörður stands a large rock called Álfkonusteinn (Elf Stone). It is relatively easy to walk
Bustarfell

Bustarfell

 In Hofsárdalur you will find the old family farm Bustarfell, a quaint, centuries old Icelandic turf house with red gables and a grass-grown roof whic
Smjörfjöll

Smjörfjöll

The mountain range between Vopnafjörður and Fljótsdalsérað, is called Smjörfjöll (butter mountains) and it consists of high and steep mountains, the h
Bustarfell Museum

Bustarfell Museum

The Museum, i.e.the relics were given to Vopnafjörður by Elín Methúsalemsdóttir in the year 1982.  The houses, on the other hand, were sold to the Ice
Hjáleigan Cafe Bustarfelli

Hjáleigan Cafe Bustarfelli

Café Croft is placed beside Bustarfell Museum, Vopnafjörður. At Bustarfell Museum you get to feel and explore how Icelanders lived in the earlier days

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BergEy Ferðir Skálanesgata 4 690 Vopnafjörður 844-1153
Icelandic craft - Nema-Hvað Hafnarbyggð 7 690 Vopnafjörður 473-1565
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