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Þórshöfn Camping Ground

The camp site is high in the village in a peaceful location. All services is in a walking distance. The facilities at the camp site are good with tables, benches, toilets, electricity and a spot for caravans and mobile homes.

In the sportcenter Verið, only a short distance from the camp site, you will find a swimming pool with hot tubs, a sports field and a gym. There is also an information center as well as a washing machine, tumble dryer, a hot spot and internet access for tourists.

In the village of Þórshöfn you can find the following services, a healt care, a pharmacy, restaurant, fast food restaurant, grocery store, shop, a gas station, car garage, tire garace and a postoffice and a bank.

For mobile homes there is an electricity and waste dispsal.

The surrounding are offers a wide variety of enjoying the outdoors such as walking trips, bird watching, seeing the shore and much more. At Stórakarl by Skorubíkurbjarg is one of the best view over the cast area for birds. A new viewing platform was installed in 2014 where you can now view the birdlife in a unique way.

Þórshöfn Camping Ground


GPS Points N66° 11' 55.475" W15° 19' 41.840"
Opening period 01/06 - 15/09
Service Waste tank discharge Dogs allowed Public lavatory Walking path Restaurant Swimming pool Fishing permits Cooking facilities Internet access Washing machine Hot pot Sports field Shower Play ground
Categories Camping

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Langanes is a narrow peninsula between Þistilfjordur and Bakkafloi shaped like a goose with a very large head. This area is about as wild as coastal Iceland gets, perfect for exploring off the beaten track. A rough road goes to the tip named Fontur. On the north and south of the tip there are steep sea cliffs, Skoruvikurbjarg and Skalavikurbjarg. The Langanes peninsula is know for its rich birdlife, and a very good birdwatching spots where it is possible to watch the Gannet and Brünnichs Guillermot from land.

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Lambanes Beach

The gravel road 869 discovers the peninsula Langanes. A beautiful beach near the farm sign to Ýtra-Lón Guesthouse is one of the rare sandy beaches which are not black in Iceland. A small birding house gives opportunities to observe the rich birdlife. But don´t miss to walk this beautiful beach!

Lambanes beach is a summer destination.


  • Þistilfjörður
  • 681 Þórshöfn
  • 468-1290, 863-1290

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