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Safnahúsið - Museum

Safnahúsið - Museum

Faxatorg

GPS Points N65° 44' 50.111" W19° 38' 53.930"
Telephone

+354 453-6640

Fax

453-6460

Website -
Opening period All year
Categories Museums , Exhibitions

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Lynghorse
Day Tours
  • Lynghóll
  • 551 Sauðárkrókur
  • 868-7224
Lifandi leiðsögn
Day Tour Provider
  • Skagfirðingabraut 35
  • 550 Sauðárkrókur
  • 899-3551
Keldudalur
Sleeping bag accommodation
  • Hegranesi
  • 551 Sauðárkrókur
  • 8468185
Sauðárkrókur - Eagle Air
Domestic flights
  • Sauðárkróksflugvöllur
  • 550 Sauðárkrókur
  • 562-4200
Hofsstaðir
Farm Holidays
  • Hofsstaðir
  • 551 Sauðárkrókur
  • 453-6555, 898-6665, 849-6655
Hot Natural Pools
16.84 km
Grettislaug

The historic Grettislaug geo-thermal pool, named after Grettir the Strong, gives you an opportunity to

relax while surrounded by the ocean and a black sand beach. In Húsavík, you can

unwind in hot seawater at GeoSea geothermal sea baths. While the warm sea

works its miracles, you can enjoy the view of the mountain range to the west and

Skjálfandi Bay beneath the cliffs, in close proximity to the Arctic Circle.

Nature
3.99 km
Borgarsandur Beach

East of the town Sauðarkrókur lays the beautiful black sand beach with dunes and marram grass. It is easy to park the car at the west end of the beach and take a walk to enjoy the view over Skagafjörður.

Others

Reynistaður
Museums
  • Reynistaður
  • 560 Varmahlíð
  • 453-6173, 455-6161
Skagafjörður Archive
Libraries & Archives
  • Safnahúsið við Faxatorg
  • 550 Sauðárkrókur
  • 455-6075
Blacksmith´s Workshop
Exhibitions
  • Suðurgata 5
  • 550 Sauðárkrókur
  • 453-5389, 453-5020

Others

N1 - Service Station Sauðárkrókur
Gas station
  • Ártorg 4
  • 550 Sauðárkrókur
  • 455-7070
Olís Varmahlíð
Diners
  • Varmahlíð
  • 560 Varmahlíð
  • 4781036
Gil
Bed & Breakfast
  • 453-6780, 849-6701
Hard Wok Café
Restaurants
  • Aðalgata 8
  • 551 Sauðárkrókur
  • 770-6368
Sauðárkróksbakarí
Cafés
  • Aðalgata 5
  • 550 Sauðárkrókur
  • 455-5000
Blafell
Shopping
  • Skagfirðingabraut 29
  • 550 Sauðárkrókur
  • 453 6666, 860 2088

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