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Eyjar Fishing Lodge at Breiðdalsa

EYJAR LODGE is thought by some to offer the most luxurious accommodation in east Iceland. The are 8 en-suite bedrooms with tv and each bathroom has even heated floors! Lodge has
also one master-suite and free Wifi is now included for all guests. Situated on the banks of the famous salmon river Breiddalsa it has breathtaking surroundings in one of
Iceland's most beautiful valleys, the Breiddalur valley. We offer accommodation in the lodge all year round with first class service and ideal for those who want to enjoy the finer
things in life. Breiddalur valley offers a variety of hiking trails for both the beginner and experienced hiker. The sauna and hot tub in the lodge are a great choice to relax
after a nice day of sightseeing in the breathtaking scenery of Breiddalur valley and the East Fjords of Iceland. Sitting and dining rooms feature big fireplace with fantastic
panoramic views of the surrounding mountain ring.
Founded back in 1988, Strengir Angling Service has today established themselves as one of Iceland´s leading companies when it comes to angling in Iceland, for tourists and locals
alike. Strengir has some of Iceland´s best salmon and Trout Rivers on offer that not only offers great fishing but amazing nature as well. The rivers are Breiddalsa
River, Hrutafjardara River, Minnivallalaekur River plus Jokla and Fogruhlidara River. The rivers are located in North, East and South Iceland.The skilled team of Angling
Service Strengir guides provide all transport in comfortable 4x4 cars, are always there to assist you when needed. Strengir does not only offer only the best fishing rivers but
also the Aurora experience, and a Mountain Quad Safari among other things.
They offer some of the finest lodges in Iceland where service and comfort is the main priority. Many lodges offer rooms with private baths, satellite TV, internet connection,
hot tubs and more often than not, magnificent scenery. Their lodges in Jökla and Breiðdalsá are available offseason. Located in the northeast of Iceland, a good place to see the
Northern Lights. In fact, they offer specific services for visitors wishing to see the Northern Lights, as well as Mountain Quad Safaris, among other things. The lodges are perfect
for meetings and conferences, weddings, special occasions or just a winter getaway. The lodge's proximity to the international airport at Egilsstaðir means getting there
is quick and convenient.
If you are looking for a high-quality angling service in Iceland then Strengir is surely one to take a close look at.

Eyjar Fishing Lodge at Breiðdalsa

Eyjar, Breiðdal

GPS Points N64° 46' 51.337" W14° 7' 55.865"
Telephone

+354 567-5204

Accommodation 8 Rooms / 16 Beds
Opening period All year
Service Smoking not allowed Hotel / guesthouse Restaurant Credit cards accepted Bar
Categories Hotels , Restaurants

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Near farm Brekkuborg by Breiðdalur valley you will find the waterfall Beljandi in river Breiðdalsá. It actually consists of two waterfalls. The area is a feast for the eye and a pleasant option for outdoor activities.

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Höskuldsstaðir

Höskuldsstaðir is a farmstead of distinction, located in the south branch of valley Breiðdalur, close to highway no. one. A postoffice up to 1947 and a relay for the postmen on their way across Berufjörður pass. Höskuldsstaðir was the birthplace of the venerated scolar Dr. Stefán Einarsson former proffesor at John Hopkins University of Baltimore. Einarsson is remebered for his literary achievements as well as for his research in the sphere of the Icelandic language.

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