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The Tannery Visitor Centre

The Tannery Visitor Centre is located in Sauðárkrókur, north Iceland, in the only tannery in Europe which makes fishleather. The Visitor Centre provides visitors with an unusual way to experience the tannery and its products: guided tours of the actual tannery, where fish-skin is expertly processed to make high-quality leather.

Leathers and hides can also be purchased here, direct from the tannery, along with first-hand information about the products.

Opening hours Week days: Saturdays: Sundays:
June 1st - September 15th: 8:00-16:00 8:00-12:00 8:00-12:00
September 16th - May 31st: 11:00-16:00 Closed Closed
We can also open for guests upon request if arranged in advance. Leather good shop and guided tours.

The Tannery Visitor Centre

Borgarmýri 5

GPS Points N65° 44' 32.797" W19° 38' 1.452"
Telephone

+354 512-8031

Opening period All year

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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.

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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