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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 Elves lives, legend tells. Numerous tales tell of relations between elves and locals, such as young women marrying elvish men and living in Álfaborg.   

Álfaborg was declared a nature reserve in 1976 which makes the area protected for recreational and public use. On top of Álfaborg is an observation platform with excellent view over the fjord and surrounding mountains. The trail up Álfaborg is an easy walk and suitable for all. 

Below Álfaborg is the local camping ground and a frisbee golf course.



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
Bakkagerðiskirkja

Bakkagerðiskirkja

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