Northwest Iceland

Alveg Óteljandi

Samkvæmt gömlum þjóðsögum eru bara þrír óteljandi hlutir í náttúru Íslands. Eyjarnar í Breiðafirði, vötnin á Arnarvatnsheiði og hólarnir í Vatnsdal. Allt staðir...

Fljót at Tröllaskagi

Fljót at Tröllaskagi The northernmost settlement in the eastern part of Skagafjörður is Fljót. Snowy countryside, south of Siglufjörður on Tröllaskagi. There...

Wonderful in Fjallabyggð

Wonderful in Fjallabyggð About two thousand people now live in Fjallabyggð, this northernmost large municipality in Iceland, Siglufjörður and Ólafsfjörður be...

Jónas Hallgrímsson

Men who Made Iceland Jónas Hallgrímsson Changed the face of Icelandic poetry Many of Iceland’s greatest heroes were not fearsome warriors but all were fi...

 Siglufjörður

The cultural town of Siglufjörður Siglufjörður, Iceland's northernmost town, which stands by the 7 km long fjord of the same name, just west of Eyjafjörður i...

Skagafjörðurinn

Skagafjörðurinn Skagafjörður is an exceptionally beautiful county / municipality, the fjord and the settlement. The fjord is from Húnsnes at Skagi to Straumnes...

The Icelandic Seal Centre

The Icelandic Seal Centre was created to promote seal research and sustainable seal-watching along the Vatnsnes peninsula. While the centre has a serious resear...

Winter paradise

Winter paradise Where should you go during the high winters in Iceland to experience heavy snow, darkness, the northern lights, cold and cultur...

The Arctic Coast Way

Explore this scenic North Iceland route   North Iceland’s newest tourist route spans 900km and has been dubbed the Arctic Coast Way. This route leads t...

Drangey in Skagafjörður

Drangey in Skagafjörður There aren't many places in Iceland where the summer evenings are more beautiful than in Skagafjörður. The wide fjord opens to t...

Skagaströnd on Skagi

Skagaströnd on Skagi Road number 745 is over 100km / 60mi long from Skagaströnd to Sauðárkrókur. It is one of the most unfrequented as well as the most ...

Summer in Siglufjörður

  Summer in Siglufjörður The weather was incredible in Siglufjörður this Sunday when the Icelandic Times passed through the town in over 20...

The Swimming Pool in Hofsós

Hofsós in Skagafjörður The swimming pool in Hofsós in Skagafjörður opened in 2010 and is an award-winning structure designed by Basalt Architects under the ...
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Visit the Great North

Explore the culture, beauty and history of North Iceland North Iceland is a beautiful part of the country, encompassing breathtaking nature, unique history ...

Light in the North

Light in the North Hólar Keeps History Alive Hólar’s small population belies its importance in Icelandic history. With nine centuries of history, it would need ...