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Goðafossveitingar

Goðafossveitingar

Fosshóll

GPS Points N65° 41' 8.523" W17° 32' 21.322"
Telephone

+354 464-3332

Opening period All year
Categories Cafés

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Guesthouse Staðarhóll
Guesthouses
  • Staðarhóll, Aðaldalur
  • 641 Húsavík
  • 464-3707
Hotel Rauðaskriða
Hotels
  • Rauðaskriða, Aðaldalur
  • 641 Húsavík
  • 464-3504
Bryndís Pétursdóttir
Tour Operators
  • 860-2206, 464-2240
Nature
0.73 km
Godafoss waterfall

The Goðafoss waterfall is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Iceland. The water of the river Skjálfandafljót falls from a height of 12 meters over a width of 30 meters.

In the year 1000 the Lawspeaker Þorgeir Ljósvetningagoði made Christianity the official religion of Iceland. After his conversion Þorgeir threw his statues of the Norse gods into the waterfall.

History and Culture
12.01 km
Transportation Museum at Ystafell

Transport Museum at Ystafell is the place to visit if you are interested in modes of transport both past and present. Its chief purpose is to collect and preserve all kinds of vehicles, information and photographs connected to the history of transport in Iceland, and there are many interesting vehicles and types of machinery on display. The museum was opened in 2000.

Samgönguminjasafnið Transport Museum at Ystafell is open daily from 10:00-20:00.

History and Culture
23.78 km
The old farm house

Grenjaðarstaður is the site of a church, and also of one of the most famous turf farms in Iceland. It was home to the chieftains of the past, and it is an enlightening experience to visit the farm and become acquainted with the lives of Iceland's rich and famous in days gone by.

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