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Sölvanes

We offer cosy accommodation at a fair price on a traditional sheep farm. The accommodation is available in a renovated older guest house.

Fully made-up beds or sleeping bag accommodation. Shared cooking facilities and two bathrooms.

  • Free WiFi
  • Charging station for electric cars

Breakfast as well as dinner with the family featuring local produce can be booked in advance. Farm animals and stable visits - sheep, horses, a cat, dog, rabbit, hens and ducks.

Walking tracks and beauty spots in the farmland, along the river Svartá or to the hills above the farm. For a real hike try the summit of Maelifell, Hamraheidi, Molduxi, Tindastoll or travel a bit further to the rural and peaceful valley Austurdalur.

Emphasis on a relaxing, family-friendly atmosphere. Close to a horse rental/Old Stable , white water rafting, hand craft sale and a nature bath.

Please contact us for more information and bookings.

Sölvanes

Skagafjörður

GPS Points N65° 23' 14.102" W19° 14' 54.184"
Accommodation 6 Rooms / 14 Beds
Opening period All year
Service Open year round Horse riding Smoking not allowed Walking path Home catering Sleeping bag acc. Hotel / guesthouse Petrole station Tourist information center Fishing permits Cooking facilities Grocery store River rafting Handy craft for sale ATM Family zoo Credit cards accepted

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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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