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Church of Grímsey

Miðgarðar is the site of the most northerly church in Iceland. It was consecrated by Bishop Jón Ögmundsson in the early 11th century and was dedicated to Ólafur the patron saint of the Nordic people. At that time two clergymen served the church, and mass was sung daily and twice on holy days. These services have dwindled but 50 clergymen have been recorded as serving the church over the years. The vicar of Dalvík is now in charge of the church. Miðgarðakirkja was built from driftwood in 1867 on a site near Miðgarðar farm but was moved over by its own length in 1932 due to fire hazard
and, at the same time, a choir stall and portico with a steeple were added. The church was extensively renovated in 1932
and reconsecrated in 1956. The altar painting is by a local artist painted in 1878 and is a copy of a work by Leonardo da Vinci. It was granted conservation status on 1st January 1990, in accordance with the provisions of legislation on
ancient buildings.  

Church of Grímsey

Church of Grímsey

Miðgarðar is the site of the most northerly church in Iceland. It was consecrated by Bishop Jón Ögmundsson in the early 11th century and was dedicated
Arctic Trip

Arctic Trip

Arctic Trip was founded in 2015 by Halla Ingolfsdottir, a highly experienced guide with over 20 years of experience in guiding travelers around North
Guesthouse Gullsól

Guesthouse Gullsól

Our guesthouse stands in the heart of Grimsey island. We are located just above the harbor with amazing views thereover. Our house is 3 stories high a
Camping site Grímsey island

Camping site Grímsey island

The campsite in Grímsey is centrally located in the village, behind the swimming pool. Guests of the campsite have access to wc and shower with hot a
Grímsey Swimming pool

Grímsey Swimming pool

Grímsey lighthouse

Grímsey lighthouse

The lighthouse is located on the south-east corner of the island. In the beginning it was run manually with a gas lamp which had to be turned on and o
Grímsey Island

Grímsey Island

It's a unique feeling to walk around the green island of Grímsey. Look to the horizon on the Atlantic ocean in the north, or turn your head to the sou
Grímsey - Norlandair

Grímsey - Norlandair

Norlandair operates scheduled flights from Akureyri (AEY) to three domestic destinations: Þórshöfn (THO), Vopnafjörður (VPN) and Grímsey (GRY), and on
Guesthouse Básar

Guesthouse Básar

Básar offers 18 beds in eight different rooms, either made up or for sleeping bags. Breakfast is on offer, as well as full meals if requested. The gue
Grímsey Basalt Columns

Grímsey Basalt Columns

The size of the columns depends on the rate of cooling; very rapid cooling may result in very small columns, while somewhat slower cooling is more lik
Orbis et Globus

Orbis et Globus

The artwork "Orbis et Globus" was inaugurated on the Arctic Circle in Grímsey Island in the fall of 2017. It is a 3-meter sphere which is meant to be

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