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In North Iceland, you can travel around the area and get to know historical places, whether it is related to settlement, battles, poets, or the way of life of the past. 

1238: The Battle of Iceland
The exhibition, 1238 : The Battle of Iceland, revolves around the most famous part of the Icelandic Sagas - Sturlung Era (1220 - 1264); the bloodiest and most violent era in Icelandic history. Sturlunga is recreated with interactive technology and brings to life, in a fascinating vision, Iceland's most dramatic clash of family clans and the fatal civil war that ended Iceland's independence. 1238 : The Battle of Iceland, is an immersive exhibition that goes a step beyond the regular history museum. The exhibition offers people of all ages to experience history in a very modern and artful interactive installations and to take part in dramatic events through virtual reality. Whether visitors have great or no interest in history the visit is  truly an amazing experience. Café & Bistro, Souvenir Shop and Tourist Information Office is also located at 1238 : The Battle of Iceland. Open daily 11:00 – 16:00Visit us on Facebook here.
Icelandic Horse Farm Lýtingsstaðir
Our holiday and horse-breeding farm Lýtingsstaðir, is situated in the North of Iceland in Skagafjörður. Just 20km away from road#1 you will find our peaceful farm where we share our home with the Icelandic horse.Whether you want to spend a whole day riding or just 2 hours, we have flexible options to suit you.We offer shorter and longer riding tours and treks, riding holidays on the farm and horse rental for a short visit, suiting beginners and experienced riders.Find our options and detailed information about tours and treks on our website.We have three wooden cottages for self-catering to rent.In each of our cozy cottages you will find a well-equipped kitchen, en-suite, TV with DVD player, deck furniture and a coal BBQ. Each cottage is ideal for a family and can fit up to 5/6 people.You´ll be at the heart of Iceland´s nature; take a ride or walk, watch horses, sheep and other animals. Relax to the sound of the horses hoof and explore the valleys and breathtaking mountains.Lýtingsstaðir is a fully licensed riding holiday company, operating since the year 2000, welcoming you with a warn hospitality and a personal atmosphere. The Old Stable Inspired by the long history of the farm, a horse stable and a storage room were built in 2015. The two gabled houses combine turf, stones and wood, and they are masterpieces of traditional, even if nowadays very rare, Icelandic craftsmanship. We want to tell visitors how horses were kept on farms in the old days, and we have a display featuring old tools, tack and other items connected with horses and farming.Opening timeThe stable is open daily from May to September, other times of year on request. Entrance fee for adults, free entry for children under 12.Horses&HeritageStep inside the OLD STABLE and make even more of our popular presentation of Horses & Heritage! The program runs every Tuesday evening in the summer, on request all year round for groups and as a guided day tour from Akureyri, see www.ttv.is Please contact for prices and booking information.
Kakalaskáli
Open Daily from June 1st. Hrs: 13-17 everyday except on Mondays. 
Kaffi Klara - Cafe and Guesthouse
Welcome to Kaffi Klara, a friendly and family operated Cafe and Restaurant in North Iceland. We offer healthy and delicious dishes with focus on local food with an international twist. Our guests are both both local people who socialize at our cafe and enjoy our events, as well as travelers who are discovering the North Iceland area and are following the Arctic Coast Way.  We welcome groups for a light snack or full course dinner but please book in advance though. We also offer cooking and tasting events “Arctic Coast Tastes” for groups from 4-12 persons.Come and discover how to cook traditional Icelandic dishes with local ingredients from the Arctic Coast Way in Iceland. Join us in an adventurous cultural food event in our kitchen in the small village of Ólafsjförður in the North of Iceland. You can contact us to get more information. Our very own guesthouse upstairs has comfortable rooms in different sizes and is bookable online with breakfast included. We look forward to seeing you in Ólafsfjörður in North Iceland.
The Museum of Prophecies
The Museum of Prophecies Exhibition, storytelling and fortune telling.   The exhibition focuses on Þórdís the fortune-teller, the first named inhabitant of Skagaströnd, who lived there in the late 10th century. A painted tapestry tells the story of Þórdís. Guides lead visitors through the exhibition which features all kinds of interesting information about prophecies and fortune telling. Visitors can have their fortunes told and their palms read on request. Children can examine Þórdís’s gold chest, where various interesting things are hidden. We have a great range of Icelandic craft and design.   Opening hours:  June -  Sept. Tuesday – Sunday         13:00-18:00 Closed on Mondays.   Opening hours from Sept. – June  by arrangement, please contact us by phone. tel: 861 5089 / 452 2726 
Langanes Private Tours
LANGANES PRIVATE TOURS We make a visit to Langanes peninsula memorable with our private Land rover tours. A tour for minimum 2 and maximum 6 persons, a unique and exciting experience with our great value one-on-one private tour service. Langanes is a veritable outdoor paradise teeming with birdlife, great for nature study and hiking as well as some tangible history. A trip to the outlying peninsula is an unforgettable adventure, passing remnants of ancient farms and deserted buildings like Heiði. Below Skoruvík cliffs is Stórikarl rock column, one of Iceland’s largest gannet colonies. Way out on the eastern shore stood village Skálar from 1910-1946. Departure : Ytra Lón - Landrover tour for 2-6 persons. Pick-up service for Þórshöfn. Daily summer : May 1st > August 31st
Húsavík Museum
On the main floor of the Culture House in Húsavík the new exhibition Man and Nature - 100 years in Þingeyjarsýsla, aims to provide insight into man´s relationship with nature in this region in the period 18250-1950, and the subsistence farming that was practised at that time, so that each farmstead was largely self-sufficient. The maritime is on the Ground floor.  It opened in 2002, in a new pyramidal unit. The exhibition includes a large number of boats, many of them built in Húsavík, as well as Hrafninn (the Raven), a gift from Norway to the community of Húsavík to mark the 1100th anniversary of the settlement of Iceland in 1974. The exhibition also includes a wide variety of fishing gear, equipment and tools whcich were used in the fisheries, as well as in seal-hunting and shark-fishing. Films can be viewed.
The Icelandic Herring Era Museum
The Herring Era Museum is Iceland’s largest maritime and industrial museum, where visitors have the opportunity to get to know the herring fishery and processing industry that underpinned Iceland’s economy for much of the twentieth century. Three very different museum buildings provide visitors with an insight into the magnificent and captivating herring industry. The Róaldsbrakki is a Norwegian herring station dating back to 1907. Most of this building is as it was in the past, when herring girls lived in the building throughout the summer. Grána is an example of a small herring factory of the 1930s and visitors can see the workings of the reduction industry, which has long been seen as Iceland’s first major industry. The Boathouse seeks to recreate a portion of a herring port, with the fleet alongside one evening in 1950 and allows visitors to mull over what it must have been like to walk the quaysides around the middle of the last century. More information: www.sild.is/en Opening hours: May and September: 13 – 17 June, July, August: 10 – 18 Winter: By arrangement Siglufjörður is only and hour drive from Akureyri!
Medieval Days at Gásir
3rd weekend in July
Akureyri Museum
In the oldest part of Akureyri (known as the Inner town), stands the Akureyri Museum. Here we find many interesting and well set up exhibitions, which we have no hesitation in recommending for adults and children alike. Those with a thirst for knowledge, and who wish to find out about Akureyri in a more innovative way, we recommend a visit to the exhibition "Akureyri, the Town by the Pool”. Here you will find a trader’s store, a parlour, a playroom and numerous photographs capturing life in the town throughout the years – and all of which make up an enjoyable tour through Akureyri’s history as a centre of trade and industry. The remains of a burial mound containing boats, mediaeval trading goods, a warp-weighted loom and information on settlement in Eyjafjörður, are among the things of interest to be found on the top floor of the premises, in the exhibition "Eyjafjörður in the Early Period". Each year there is also a summer exhibition. Akureyri Museum has on offer historical walks for groups through the old part of town, the Oddeyri and/or Glerárþorp district, as well as soirées in the Museum Church where you are taken on a journey of prose and song into the world of Icelandic music, from the Middle Ages to the present day. The garden surrounding Akureyri Museum is more than a century old and makes a pleasant stopping place on your journey round town. Within the garden stands a church built in 1846, which is rented out for various kinds of ceremonies.  Open:June 1 - September 30: Daily 10-17October 1 - May 31: Daily 13-16 Price:Adults (18 and older): ISK 1800Children and youth: FreeSenior citizens ISK 900Handicapped: Free Pass for 5 museums: ISK 2200

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North Wind Melavegur 6 530 Hvammstangi 893-4378
Grettistak Laugabakka 531 Hvammstangi 451-0050
Vatnsdæla on a tapestry Árbraut 31 540 Blönduós 898-4290
Þingeyrar church Þingeyrum 541 Blönduós 895-4473
Hólar Travel Service Hjaltadalur 551 Sauðárkrókur 455-6333
Á Sturlungaslóð Frostastöðum 560 Varmahlíð 455 6161
Vikingland Moldhaugar 601 Akureyri 899-1072
The Arctic Henge at Raufarhöfn 675 Raufarhöfn 465-1233