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Bakkagerðiskirkja


Placed on the outskirts of the village of Borgarfjörður Eystri, close to the famed Álfaborg - The City of Elves, stands the church Bakkagerðiskirkja, consecrated in 1901. The church boasts of a beautiful altarpiece, painted in 1914 by the famous local artist Jóhannes S. Kjarval who was brought up in Borgarfjörður Eystri. The altarpiece depicts Christ giving the Sermon on the Mount, standing on top of Álfaborg with the Dyrfjöll Mountains as a backdrop. This piece is one of Kjarval's most famous works, attracting tourists visiting Borgarfjörður Eystri. 


Bakkagerðiskirkja

Bakkagerðiskirkja

Placed on the outskirts of the village of Borgarfjörður Eystri, close to the famed Álfaborg - The City of Elves, stands the church Bakkagerðiskirkja,
Borgarfjörður Eystri Campsite

Borgarfjörður Eystri Campsite

Campsite with a service building, showers, drying cabinets, electricity for small devices, and good facilities for camping vehicles.
Álfaborg

Álfaborg

On arrival to Borgarfjörður Eystri you will see a distinctive landmark in the middle of the village; Álfaborg or The City of Elves where the Queen of
Travel East Iceland

Travel East Iceland

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Lindarbakki

Lindarbakki

Borgarfjörður Eystri is known for its unique beauty and rich history. Lindarbakki, a small, beautiful turf house, has captivated many visitors with it
Álfacafé

Álfacafé

Álfacafé is að friendly café in the village of Bakkagerði in Borgarfjörður Eystri. The visitor would do well to try the tasty waffles with whipped cre
Blábjörg Guesthouse

Blábjörg Guesthouse

Welcome to Blábjörg   Blábjörg features a guesthouse, restaurant, and a spa. The guesthouse offers a wide range of accommodation from rooms with share
Álfheimar Country Hotel

Álfheimar Country Hotel

The guesthouse Álfheimar disposes of 32 double rooms with private bathrooms. Restaurant with special dishes made out of local raw material. Convenient
Borgarfjörður eystri

Borgarfjörður eystri

You’re in good company in this beautiful region: around 100 friendly locals populate the village, tourists pass through to enjoy the surrounds (includ
Kúahjalli og Hrafnatindur

Kúahjalli og Hrafnatindur

Numerous marked trails surround the village at Borgarfjörður Eystri. One of them leads to the mountainous terrain of Kúahjalli and Hrafnatindur. The t
Hafnarhús

Hafnarhús

At Hafnarhólmi in Borgarfjörður eystri a new, magnificent building was unveiled in 2020. Not only had there been a lack of facilities for fishermen an
Hafnarhólmi

Hafnarhólmi

Hafnarhólmi islet at the harbour in Borgarfjörður Eystri is perfect for birdwatching. Hafnarhólmi is easily the most accessible Atlantic Puffin colony
Njarðvíkurskriður and Naddi

Njarðvíkurskriður and Naddi

Until the year 1949, when a passable road came about, all traffic through the Njarðvíkurskriður screes between Njarðvík and Borgarfjörður Eystri was e
Brúnavík

Brúnavík

Brúnavík is a deserted inlet just south of Borgarfjörður Eystri, renowned for its serene surroundings. A hike back and forth from the parking lot at H

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