East Iceland

Tidbits of what the east has to offer


Welcome to Vopnafjörður

Welcome to Vopnafjörður Vopnafjörður is between Bakkafjörður and Héraðsflói in East Iceland, and in the village and the surrounding area ...

Welcome to Bakkafjörður

Welcome to Bakkafjörður You can not get further from Reykjavík than to Bakkafjörður, between Þistilfjörður and Vopnafjörður. The atmosphe...

Klifbrekkufossar in Mjóifjörður

Klifbrekkufossar in Mjóifjörður The Klifbrekkufossar waterfalls at the bottom of Mjóifjörður in the Eastfjords are some of the most beaut...

Treasures of East Iceland

Treasures of East Iceland There are about 7000 reindeer in the country, all in East Iceland, and they all roam free. They were transporte...

Summer morning in Mjóifjörður

  Looking to the east in Mjóifjörður, towards the morning light. An American landing craft lies on the beach and has done so since ...

The road ahead

    This large rock had fallen during the night from Reyðarfjall on Vattarnes peninsula on Road 96. According to informa...

Beautiful and moody Bakkafjörður

Beautiful and moody Bakkafjörður Opinions are divided about the small community of Bakkafjörður, the furthest place you can drive to, from ...

Queen of East Iceland

Queen of East Iceland Snæfell is the highest mountain in Iceland outside the glaciers, rising 1833 m / 6017 ft into the air, 20 km / 12 mi ...

Looking over East Iceland

Looking over East Iceland Road 917 from Vopnafjörður over Hellisheiði Eystri to Egilsstaðir is one of the steepest and highest mountain roa...

Caution – Single-Lane Bridge

Caution – single-lane bridge Highway 1 or the Ring Road around Iceland is 1322 km / 822 mi long and was completed in 1974 when the br...

Warm Weather and Water

The photo is taken in Vök baths on the banks of Urriðavatn, Egilsstaðar, on its second anniversary in July. What makes the bathing ...
Teigarhorn

The Pearls of East Iceland

Explore the vast beauty of the East Djúpivogur - Photo Jessica Auer East Iceland is home to some of the most remote, spectacular natu...

The oldest relics discovered

Djupivogur in east Iceland very close to Hamarfjörður The oldest relics discovered so far in Iceland are some Roman bronze coins, forged i...

The Gateway to East Iceland

The Gateway to East Iceland Djúpivogur Municipality is Cittaslow Located on a peninsula in south eastern Iceland, near the island of Pape...

Wilderness Center of Iceland

Wilderness Center of Iceland - Center of recreation   The Wilderness Center is an authentic and peaceful hideaway, located right on...

The Gateway to East Iceland

The Gateway to East Iceland Djúpivogur Municipality is Cittaslow Located on a peninsula in south eastern Iceland, near the island of Pape...

Laugarfell Highland Hostel

Laugarfell Highland Hostel is located in the eastern part of the Icelandic Highlands, a bit north of Mount Snæfell. Situated only 2km from t...

Rent the whole church

Rent the whole church If you want some privacy, we can make that happen Kirkjubaer is a unique guesthouse, converted from an old church bu...

East Iceland

East Iceland - Photo by Friðþjófur Helgason Bakkafjordur Bakkafjörður Borgarfjörður Eystri Tiny, tight-knit communities extend a wa...

East Iceland a hiking haven

East Iceland  a hiking haven East Iceland is a magnificent wonderland where hikers, wanderers, bird-watchers, kayakers and nature lovers f...

Ski from Mountain to Sea

Ski from Mountain to Sea Oddsskarð’s Advanced Ski runs are for those who love a challenge Eyjabakkahellir What the East of Icela...

The Gateway to East Iceland

The Gateway to East Iceland Forget Reykjavik! Djúpivogur is the Real Iceland For the last 20 years or so, the population of many small...

Hótel Framtíð of Djúpavogur

Hótel Framtíð of Djúpavogur Accommodation for every budget It’s rather rare in Iceland to find so many types of accommodation owned by jus...

The Reindeer Centre

The Reindeer Centre and Guesthouse of East Iceland At Skjöldólfsstaðir in Jökuldalur, East Iceland, in a building that used to be the s...

East Iceland: Only an hour away

East Iceland: Only an hour away From sparkling glaciers, across black  deserts and volcanic craters, to emerald valleys and dramatic fjor...

East Iceland

East Iceland Tiny, tight-knit communities extend a warm welcome here. A well-developed infrastructure, with regular flights from Rey...

EGILSSTAÐIR

EGILSSTAÐIR The first house in Egilsstaðir was built in 1944, and the town has grown steadily since that time. Today, it is a thriving ce...

The Serpent of Lagarfljót

The Serpent of Lagarfljót In east Iceland the Ring Road leads over Breiðdalsheiði heath and down into Skriðdalur, heading for the Fljótsdal...

Borghildur of Alfaborg

Borghildur of Alfaborg Borgarfjörður is one of the most picturesque places in Iceland. Between Njarðvík and Loðmundarfjörður, it is the nort...
tourism in Iceland

Exploring Beautiful Vopnafjörður

Exploring Beautiful Vopnafjörður The scenic town is home to striking nature and fun outdoor activities. Vopnafjörður is full of picturesqu...

East Iceland

East Iceland Strýta Farmhouse, East, Iceland Hrossahjalli, East Coast, Iceland Tiny, tight-knit communities extend a warm welcome here. ...

Hildibrand hotel

 Hildibrand hotel is a destination for the fastidious aesthetic and anyone seriously passionate about food.   Reserved Luxury - Hild...

Breiðdalur Valley of East Iceland

Just Begging to be Explored Breiðdalur Valley of East Iceland The East of Iceland is renowned for its unique geological formations and fo...

Icelandic Times

Icelandic Times—the only Icelandic  Magazine that speaks English, French, German and even Chinese! Be sure to pick up a copy of the Ice...

Hotel Framtíð of Djúpivogur

Hotel Framtíð of Djúpivogur Accommodation for every budget It's rather rare in Iceland to find so many types of accommodation owned by j...

A Pearl in the Eastfjords

A Pearl in the Eastfjords Hótel Aldan Offers Friendly and Personal Service, Delicious Food Sourced From Local Ingredients and Quality Accom...

Icelandic Times

Icelandic Times—the only Icelandic  Magazine that speaks English, French, German and even Chinese! Be sure to pick up a copy of the Ice...

Hotel Framtíð of Djúpivogur

Hotel Framtíð of Djúpivogur Accommodation for every budget It's rather rare in Iceland to find so many types of accommodation owned by j...

A Pearl in the Eastfjords

A Pearl in the Eastfjords Hótel Aldan Offers Friendly and Personal Service, Delicious Food Sourced From Local Ingredients and Quality Accom...

Leather Designer

Leather Designer Ladies handbags, earrings and necklaces Quality Icelandic design and leather handcraft is much sought after. “My first lea...

The Magical Eastfjords

The Magical Eastfjords Berunes Hostel Offers a Cosy Stay in the Picturesque East Don’t forget about the Eastfjords during your trip to Ice...

Eyjolfstaðir Guest House

Eyjolfstaðir Guest House Cheerful and Spotlessly Clean Nestled down between the undulating folds of Fossardalur Valley in the East Fjord...

Recharge Your Batteries

Recharge Your BatteriesStylish and Affordable Accommodation at LyngásTravelling through the seemingly countless fjords in eastern Iceland is...

Ghosts, Ghouls and Hot Cocoa!

Ghosts, Ghouls and Hot Cocoa! After dinner entertainment with a twist Are you up for something different? You came to Iceland and have been ...

East Iceland

East Iceland – a hiking haven  Husey East Iceland is a magnificent wonderland where hikers, wanderers, bird-watchers, kayakers and nature...