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Oddsskarð

Oddsskard is a pass between the villages Eskifjörður and Norðfjörður. The year 1949 saw the road construction and between1974-1977 a tunnel was dug to facilitate communication.
Close to the pass you´ll find one of the best ski resorts in Iceland, nicknamed "The Eastern Fjords´ Alps." In the wintertime, these delightful and versatile hills simply call out to skiers to come and enjoy. There are hills to fit the needs of all ages and different capacities.

Oddsskarð
GPS Points N65° 5' 19.262" W13° 50' 46.712"
Postal code

735

Road number

92

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Others

Hotel Capitano
Hotels
  • Hafnarbraut 50
  • 740 Neskaupstaður
  • 477-1800, 861-4747
Eskifjörður HI Hostel
Guesthouses
  • Strandgata 86b
  • 735 Eskifjörður
  • 476-1150

Others

Kaj Kayak Club
Kayak Tours / Paddleboarding
  • Kirkjufjara
  • 740 Neskaupstaður
  • 863-9939
Byggðarholt Golf Club
Golf Courses
  • Strandgata 71a
  • 735 Eskifjörður
  • 892-4622
Eskifjörður Swimming pool
Swimming Pools
  • Dalbraut 3a
  • 735 Eskifjörður
  • 476-1218
Norðfjörður Golf club
Golf Courses
  • Golfskálinn, Grænanesbökkum
  • 740 Neskaupstaður
  • 477-1165

Austurland

Towns & Villages

Each town in Austurland has its own characteristics. In some of the coastal villages t, the influence of North European neighbors obvious to everyone. 

The French made a strong impact in Fáskrúðsfjörður where the road signs are made out in French as well as in Icelandic. Norwegian influence is easily detected in the Eskifjörður and Seydisfjörður architecture. No such roots are to be seen in Egilsstadir which is the latest addition to East Iceland agglomeration, founded in the late forties of the 20th century.  

Map Vopnafjörður Borgarfjörður Eystri Egilsstaðir Seyðisfjörður Mjóifjörður Neskaupstaður Breiðdalsvík Eskifjörður Reyðarfjörður Fáskrúðsfjörður Stöðvarfjörður Djúpivogur