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Skálanes

Skálanes nature and heritage centre is situated in a beautifully restored Icelandic farmhouse set in its own nature reserve at the mouth of Seyðisfjörður East- Iceland. Dramatic snow-capped mountains, vast sea cliffs, secluded shoreline and coves, and a vibrant bird colony make Skálanes a place for relaxation, research, contemplation and a different pace of life. For further information call 861 7008 or skalanes@skalanes.com.

Skálanes
GPS Points N65° 17' 39.966" W13° 42' 19.387"
Postal code

710

Road number

93

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Gistihus Sillu
Bed & Breakfast
  • Botnahlíð 10
  • 710 Seyðisfjörður
  • 865-4605, 472-1189
Guesthouse Ola
Bed & Breakfast
  • Botnahlíð 13
  • 710 Seyðisfjörður
  • 862-2990

Others

Seyðisfjörður Golf club
Golf Courses
  • Kúahagi / Vesturvegi
  • 710 Seyðisfjörður
  • 893-6243
Hlynur Oddsson Iceland-Tour
Tour Operators
  • Árstígur 9
  • 710 Seyðisfjörður
  • 865-3741
Seyðisfjörður Tours
Tour Operators
  • Norðurgata 6
  • 710 Seyðisfjörður
  • 785-4737
Fjarðará river
Angling
  • Hafnargata 2
  • 710 Seyðisfjörður
  • 472-1700
Hiking Club Seyðisfjörður
Hiking Tours - Hiking
  • Hafnargata 44
  • 710 Seyðisfjörður
  • 472-1551, 861-7789

East Iceland

Towns & Villages

Each town in East Iceland has its own characteristics. In some of the coastal villages the influence of North European neighbours is 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 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