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WE RECOMMEND You take 2-3 days to enjoy “On the Edge” to its fullest. You won’t regret taking your time to become one with Icelandic landscape and heritage.

DAY TOUR - VOPNAFJÖRÐUR You start by getting off the Ring Road and heading to Vopnafjörður, where you can visit the heritage museum at Bustarfell and then have lunch at Hotel Tangi. Then we recommend a visit to the exhibition in the East Iceland Immigration Centre, located in the beautiful old house Kaupvangur in the middle of the village. Go for a swim in Selárlaug, the cosy pool built on the banks of one of Iceland’s most beautiful salmon rivers. Enjoy a local dinner at Síreksstaðir before overnighting in one of their cottages or at Hótel Tangi.

DAY TOUR - BORGARFJÖRÐUR EYSTRI MOUNTAIN ROAD 917 over Hellisheiði provides stupendous views. Drive farther via Road 927 on your way to Egilsstaðir and then to Borgarfjörður Eystri. AT VATNSSKARÐ pass, stop to enjoy the view. By Hvannagil, take the popular short hike into the colourful rhyolite gravel upstream from the road. Then follow the coast that leads you into Borgarfjörður Eystri. For lunch you might have the tasty fish soup at Álfacafe or stop by Hafnarhúsið café at Hafnarhólmi. You should in any case visit the friendly puffins at Hafnarhólmi, known to be one of the best locations in Iceland to see these attractive birds (April - early August).

 

 

 

Destinations

Activities

East Iceland Emigration Center
Kolbeinstangi Lighthouse
Hraunlína
Selárdalur Swimming pool
Fuglabjargarnes cliffs
Sandvik
Gljúfursárfoss
Virkisvík
Skjólfjörur
Ljósastapi
Geirastaðakirkja
Húsey
Stapavík by Héraðsflói
Álfaborg
Hafnarhólmi
Blábjörg Resort

Restaurants

Accommodation

Hotel Tangi
Ásbrandsstaðir
Síreksstaðir Farm Holiday
Hálsakot Fishing Lodge
Guesthouse Vínland
Skipalækur
Gistihúsið - Lake Hotel Egilsstadir
Egilsstaðir Campsite
Teahouse
Hótel Valaskjálf
Lyngás Guesthouse - Egilsstaðir
Icelandair Hotel Herad
Hotel Eyvindará
Finnsstaðir
Borg in Njardvik
Blábjörg Resort