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2. March at 08:00-16:00

Sandhólatindur (Mountain skiing and hiking tour) - Seyðisfjörður

Mt Sandhólatindur is the highest mountain near Seyðisfjörður.
Height: 1.154 m
Elevation: 1.120 m
Hiking distance: 9-10 km
Hiking time: 6-8 klst. (hiking up 3-4 klst)
Start of the hike: From Háubakkar (30 m)
Price: 2.500,-

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N65° 16' 5.227" W14° 0' 20.331"


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