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Guesthouse Lyngholt

Guesthouse Lyngholt in Thorshofn, Langanes offers cosy and comfortable accomodation. Good kitchenfacility and outdoor grill for guests and access to washing machines. Tv in every room, free Wi-Fi and access to a computer. The guesthouse has 14 rooms in two houses, no two bedrooms look the same and they are not all the same size.

It is ideal to stay in Thorshofn and go for daytours in Langanes and Raudanes, there are quite a few marked hiking routs in the area. Raudanes in an extraordinary place where the landscape is different from anything in the area. There are caves, stonebridges, beaches and birdlife. In Langanes you´ll find a lot of deserted old farms, driftwood, beautiful beaches and the birdlife is amazing. You can relax, sitting on the edge of the cliffs and watch the birds.

Guesthouse Lyngholt

Langanesvegur 12

GPS Points N66° 12' 0.180" W15° 20' 14.219"
Telephone

+354 8975064

Opening period All year
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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.

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Langanes

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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