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Hjalteyri

Hjalteyri

Þelamerkurskóli

GPS Points N65° 51' 4.204" W18° 11' 34.323"
Telephone

+354 896-8412

Opening period All year
Categories Museums , Exhibitions

Travel directory for Hjalteyri

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Borgarbíó
Family & Fun Parks
  • Hólabraut 12
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 462-3500
Bruggsmiðjan
Exhibitions
  • Öldugata 22
  • 621 Dalvík
  • 861-3007
Phookatravels
Tour Operators
  • Norðurgata 37
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 659-4540
Iceland Fishing Guide
Tour Operators
  • Hrafnagilsstræti 38
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 660-1642
Ski Service - Akureyri
Winter adventure
  • Fjölnisgata 4b
  • 603 Akureyri
  • 462-1713
Vitality Iceland
Tour Operators
  • Kjalarsíða 18a
  • 603 Akureyri
  • 663-0498
Guðrún Guðmundsdóttir
Tour Operators
  • Hjallalundur 11c
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 869-4101
TAXI BSO
Taxi
  • Strandgata
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 461-1010
Arnarnes Álfasetur
Hiking Tours - Hiking
  • Arnarnes
  • 601 Akureyri
  • 894 5358
Helgi Jóhannesson
Tour Operators
  • Heiðarlundur 7i
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 694-9753
Home Visiting
Tour Operators
  • Þrastarhóll
  • 601 Akureyri
  • 615-2928
Tarzan Guide
Tour Operators
  • Víkurgil 13
  • 603 Akureyri
  • 849-0422
AOT Travel
Jeep- & Glacier Tours
  • Laufásgata 9
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 462-2829, 698-0781
Ottó Jóhannes Harðarson
Tour Operators
  • Kiðagil 1
  • 603 Akureyri
  • 844-8864
Scandinavian Travel Services
Tour Operators
  • Nesvegur 50
  • 107 Reykjavík
  • 774 4477
Trans - Atlantic
Travel Agency
  • Tryggvabraut 22
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 588-8900, 588-8904
Icelandic Hunting Adventures
Travel Agency
  • Brúnahlíð 5
  • 601 Akureyri
  • 896-8404
History and Culture
17.07 km
Gasir - Medival Trading place

Gásir is a unique place. In no other place in Iceland is it possible to find so many remainings from a trading post from the Middle Ages. Gásir was the main trading post in northern Iceland during the Middle Ages, and the place is mentioned many times in Old Icelandic Sagas from the 13th and 14th centuries. Archaeological digging in the area during the last six years has shown that it was a trading post up to the 16th century, possibly until trading started in Akureyri.

Each year in July Medieval life at Gásir is reconstructed with help from Icelandic craftsmen who wear medieval clothes and sell handicraft. Various handcrafts are on display; dyeing with plant extracts, wool-work, sewing, sewing leather and weaving.

Others

Old Toys on display in Friðbjarnarhus
Museums
  • Aðalstræti 46
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 863-4531
The District Archives in Akureyri
Libraries & Archives
  • Brekkugata 17
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 460-1290
The Municipal Library of Akureyri
Libraries & Archives
  • Brekkugata 17
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 460-1250
Vikingland
Museums
  • Moldhaugar
  • 601 Akureyri
  • 899-1072
Bruggsmiðjan
Exhibitions
  • Öldugata 22
  • 621 Dalvík
  • 861-3007
Flóra
Shopping
  • Hafnarstræti 90
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 661-0168
Deiglan
Exhibitions
  • Kaupvangsstræti 23 / Grófargil
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 461-2609

Others

Sjanghæ
Restaurants
  • Strandgata 7
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 562-6888
Olstofa Akureyrar
Pubs & Clubs
  • Kaupvangsstræti 23
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 663-8886
Olís - Service Station - Quiznos
Cafés
  • Tryggvabraut 12
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 460-3939
Salatsjoppan
Restaurants
  • Tryggvabraut 22
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 462-2245
Valdís Ice cream shop
Cafés
  • Hafnarstræti 100b
  • 600 Akureyri
Goya Tapas Bar
Restaurants
  • Kaupvangsstræti 23
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 519-7650
Subway
Diners
  • Kaupvangsstræti 1
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 461-3400
Serrano
Restaurants
  • Ráðhústorg 7
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 519-6918
Tea and Coffee (Eymundsson)
Cafés
  • Hafnarstræti 91-93
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 540-2180
Indian Curry House
Take Away
  • Ráðhústorg 3
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 461-4242
Bláa Kannan
Cafés
  • Hafnarstræti 96
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 461-4600
Kaffi Lísa
Cafés
  • Hjalteyri
  • 601 Akureyri
  • 461-1049
Nætursalan
Diners
  • Strandgata 6
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 461-1300
Berlin
Restaurants
  • Skipagata 4
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 772-5061, 661-0661
DJ Grill
Diners
  • Strandgata 11
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 462-1800
Graeni Hatturinn
Pubs & Clubs
  • Hafnarstræti 96
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 461-4646
Orðakaffi - Eat, Drink & More
Restaurants
  • Brekkugata 17
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 661-4638
Axelsbakarí
Cafés
  • Hvannavellir 14
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 4614010
R5 Bar
Pubs & Clubs
  • Ráðhústorg 5
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 412-9933
Centrum Kitchen & Bar
Restaurants
  • Hafnarstræti 102
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 666-6078
Domino's Pizza
Take Away
  • Undirhlíð 2
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 581-2345
Skeljungur - Service Station Ak-inn
Cafés
  • Hörgárbraut
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 464-6484
Verksmiðjan Restaurant
Restaurants
  • Glerártorg
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 555-4055
Nanna Seafood Restaurant
Restaurants
  • Hof
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 466-1862
Kaffi Talía
Cafés
  • Glerártorg verslunarmiðstöð
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 461-3011
Sprettur-Inn
Restaurants
  • Kaupangi v/Mýrarveg
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 464-6464
Hlöllabátar
Diners
  • Ráðhústorg 1
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 462-6500
Kristjáns Café
Cafés
  • Hafnarstræti 108
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 460-5930
N1 - Service Station
Cafés
  • Við Hörgárbraut
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 461-3012
Kaffi Torg
Restaurants
  • Glerártorg verslunarmiðstöð
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 462-2279
Bakaríið við brúna
Cafés
  • Gleráreyrar 2
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 461-2700
Subway
Diners
  • Glerártorg
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 571-6777
Isbudinn Akureyri
Cafés
  • Geislagata 10
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 461-1112
Olís - Service Station
Cafés
  • Skíðabraut 21
  • 620 Dalvík
  • 466-1832
Kaffi Ilmur
Restaurants
  • Hafnarstræti 107b
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 571-6444, 862-4258, 865-1743
Lemon
Restaurants
  • Glerárgata 32
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 462-5552
Lemon
Restaurants
  • Ráðhústorg 1
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 462 5552
Taste - Fast Delicious Chicken
Restaurants
  • Skipagata 2
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 578-6400
Posthusbarinn
Pubs & Clubs
  • Hafnarstræti 102
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 866-6186
Gil Cafe
Cafés
  • Kaupvangsstræti
  • 600 Akureyri
Prepared hot food in Hrísalundur Shopping Centre
Restaurants
  • Verslunarmiðstöðin Hrísalundi
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 462-2277
Vitinn, Hóras ehf.
Tourist Information Centres
  • Oddeyrarbryggju
  • 600 Akureyri
  • 461-7771, 894-3039

North Iceland

Towns & Villages

Society and the economy have many faces. Whereas agriculture is the mainstay of rural areas, the towns depend upon fishing, industry, trade and a range of services, with each village having its own characteristics though they all prove hospitable hosts. 
The availability of food and accommodation and the possibilities at every location for recreation and entertainment make hopping between the villages informative as well as fun.   
In every case, the residents are lively and ready to celebrate.

Explore map with pictures

Map Akureyri Hrafnagil Grímsey Raufarhöfn Kópasker Þórshöfn Bakkafjörður Húsavík Mývatn Laugar Svalbarðseyri Grenivík Hjalteyri Hauganes Árskógssandur Dalvík Hrísey Ólafsfjörður Siglufjörður Hofsós Hólar Varmahlíð Sauðárkrókur Skagaströnd Blöndós Hvammstangi Laugarbakki Borðeyri