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Museum Norðfjörður

The museum building "Safnahúsið" in Neskaupsstaður includes 3 museums:

Tryggvi Collection
An impressive introduction to the art of painter Tryggvi Ólafsson from Neskaupstaður.
The exhibition offers a cross-section of the well-known artist´s career.

Jósafat Hinriksson Museum
Exhibition of Jósafat Hinriksson´s collection and maritime and handicraft arts, located in an old graceful warehouse.

The Natural History Museum
Beautiful collection of Icelandic birds, shellfish and stones.

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Museum Norðfjörður

Egilsbraut 2

GPS Points N65° 8' 50.137" W13° 41' 19.290"
Opening period 01/06 - 31/08
Categories Museums , Exhibitions

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Norðfjörður Golf club
Golf Courses
  • Golfskálinn, Grænanesbökkum
  • 740 Neskaupstaður
  • 477-1165
Eskifjörður Swimming pool
Swimming Pools
  • Dalbraut 3a
  • 735 Eskifjörður
  • 476-1218
Kaj Kayak Club
Kayak Tours / Paddleboarding
  • Kirkjufjara
  • 740 Neskaupstaður
  • 863-9939
Nature
0.71 km
Rauðubjörg

The cliffs of Rauðubjörg at Barðsnes in Norðfjörður are endowed with a constant glow as if they reflect ceaseless sunshine. The name means "Red cliffs" which is appropriate since rhyolite is a dominating ingredient.

Nature
11.37 km
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.

Others

Rare Stone Collection
Museums
  • Lambeyrarbraut 5
  • 735 Eskifjörður
  • 476-1177
Neskaupstaður Library
Libraries & Archives
  • Skólavegur 9
  • 740 Neskaupstaður
  • 477-1521
Gallery Thea
Exhibitions
  • Skorrastaður
  • 740 Neskaupstaður
  • 477-1736

Others

Eskifjörður HI Hostel
Guesthouses
  • Strandgata 86b
  • 735 Eskifjörður
  • 476-1150
Hotel Capitano
Hotels
  • Hafnarbraut 50
  • 740 Neskaupstaður
  • 477-1800, 861-4747
Egilsbud
Restaurants
  • Egilsbraut 1
  • 740 Neskaupstaður
  • 477-1188

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