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This small settlement, once a flourishing trading centre, has seen its population and level of service decline in the last couple of decades. It has a garage and a school, but more importantly for travellers, both a guesthouse and a camping place. As one can imagine, personal service is of high importance there. On the list of must-sees is the oldest house, the Riis-house. It was home to a merchant by the name of; you guessed it, Riis, who lived in Borðeyri in the early 1900s. Other service is provided at the nearby Staðarskáli, at the crossroads between north, west and south.

GPS Points N65° 12' 24.930" W21° 5' 54.326"
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Bordeyri Camping site
  • Borðeyri
  • 500 Staður
  • 849-7891
Sæberg Hostel
  • Reykjaskóli, Hrútafjörður
  • 500 Staður
  • 451-0015, 894-5504
Guesthouse Tangahus Bordeyri
  • Borðeyri
  • 500 Staður
  • 849-9852, 849-7891

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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