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DRIVE FROM Egilsstaðir to Reyðarfjörður.

Stop at the Wartime Museum to learn about the relations of soldiers and locals during World War II. Opt whether to drive to Fáskrúðsfjörður through the tunnel or on the old, partly gravel road by the coast Enjoy a meal at L’abri Restaurant in Fáskrúðsfjörður village, as well as the museum devoted to French fishermen and their heritage. Continuing on Road 1, visit Petra’s Stone collection in Stöðvarfjörður and then try out 4WD tour with Tinna Adventure and/or a delicious meal at Café Hamar in Breiðdalsvík.

DRIVE ON route 1 towards Djúpivogur.

Make a stop at the beautiful beach of Meleyri south of Breiðdalsvík. Drive further to Djúpivogur and have some homemade cakes at Langabúð Museum. Walk around town and get to know Djúpivogur – the only Cittaslow town in Iceland. Don’t forget to experience the eggs in Gleðivík.


On route 1 towards Egilsstaðir over mountain road Öxi, make a stop along the way, and enjoy the view. Try horseback riding at Stóra Sandfell in Skriðdalur. Drive to Egilsstaðir and have lunch at Nielsen Restaurant. Enjoy a swim in the afternoon at the geothermal pool in Egilsstaðir or go to Vök Baths followed by a dinner at Glóð restaurant.