Scenic Skagafjörður

Explore the beautiful deep bay of the North
There’s so much to see and do in Skagafjörður. The region is often described as horse country, and that’s very true. It’s the only county in Iceland where horses outnumber humans. There are a number of farms and horse riding tour operators in the region.

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Skagafjörður is just 40km long and 15km wide, with the towns of Sauðárkrókur and Varmahlíð being the main areas for tourism. Here, farms reign supreme and most residents are involved in agriculture in one form or another. Tourism has picked up in recent years and there are a number of museums, historical sights, and plenty of outdoor activities to entertain visitors. Skagafjörður’s landscape is heavenly with sloping mountains, a beautiful coastline and chunks of glacial ice dotting the fjord. Visit the area for farmstays, horse riding, angling, sailing and birdwatching.

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Helluland Farm/Iceland Horse Tours
On a gorgeous stretch of land, Helluland Farm/Iceland Horse Tours offers comfortable accommodation and exciting horse riding tours all year round. A farmstay allows guests to go riding, get to know pigs, sheep and other animals on the farm and to just enjoy Icelandic farm life. The warm and accommodating owners offer horse riding tours ranging from a 1-hour ride through the mountainous landscape and the black sand beach up to longer tours and riding holidays with sightseeing for everybody.

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Helluland Farm/Iceland Horse Tours

Helluland, 551 Sauðárkrókur, Iceland
+354 847 8577

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