Things to do in Skagafjordur North Iceland

Skagafjrur is truly a land of adventure for all! Offering a wide variety of activities set in beautiful surroundings.

Whether you wish to go white water rafting down foaming glacial rivers; helicopter skiing on the Trllaskagi mountain range; horse riding in an amazing and unique landscape; sailing to the majestic island of Drangey; delve into history through this saga rich region; relax in a natural hot spring; enjoy the magic of the northern lights in the winter stillness; indulge in excellent food prepared from local produce... or just lay back and relax and enjoy the stay - there are many diverse accommodation options available for you to choose from.

Skagafjrur is the destination for you.

Everyone can find something to their liking in Skagafjrur, the adventure is just beginning!

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  • Whilst on holidays, going swimming is both refreshing and relaxing, during the summer months all seven swimming pools, located throughout the district are open. Swimming pools are located in Saurkr...
  • In Skagafjrur you can find a big variety of handmade crafts, from the well know and famous icelandic 'Lopapeysa' (knitted wool sweaters, made from icelandic sheep wool), various items made out of sh...
  • WHERE Our farms are in Skagafjrur, North Iceland, 18 km south of the village Varmahl on road number 752. Our farms have a distance of about 1,5 km to each other.Distance Saurkrkur 45 km, A...
  • Not surprisingly the Icelandic horse has admirers in all regions of the world. Unlike other breeds the Icelandic horse has remained pure due to its isolation and has as such kept a variety of feature...
  • Skagafjrur has played a significant role in the history of Iceland since settlement. The region boasts a rich saga heritage and many significant historical sites. These include many sites of impor...
  • If you want to experience Skagafjrur with a personal guide, you have many different tours and categories to choose from.You can experience a nice stroll to the town of Saurkrkur and learn all abo...
  • Skagafjrur offers many possibilities for bird hunting and angling.There is excellent fishing in many lakes and rivers, and lakes on the Skagi peninsula are particularly popular with anglers. Sea an...
  • Skagafjrur has many varied and beautiful walking trails, be it for short hikes and light outdoor activities or longer more challenging treks for the more experienced hikers. It is riveting to see S...
  • Geothermal Baths Iceland is famous for its many geothermal Hot Springs and overflow of natural hot water, and of course Skagafjrur is host to some of this geothermal Hot Springs. We are proud to h...
  • Jeep Tours / 4WD Tours are a great chance to experience part of Icelands that are only accessible with the right vehicle and a Tour Guide. These tours can lead you up to the Highlands, to the untouche...
  • There are a number of places in Skagafjrur that offer visits and tours around their stud farms. On these visits you get to experience the way of daily works that goes into breeding & owning horses i...
  • For many decades, community centres hosted dances regularly and served as the main entertainment venue for Skagafjrur residents as well as visitors. Although dances out in the country have been held...
  • Skagafjrur is not only charming in the summer months; the winter is a time of endless adventure and fun. The ski area on the mountain Tindastll towering above the town of Saurkrkur is suitable ...
  • The tourism service at Bakkaflt is located on route 752, 11km from Varmahl. Accommodation is available in 20 rooms and 2 summerhouses. Breakfast and dinner are also available on site along with ...
  • The Restaurant has at its heart Totis gourmet Arctic cuisine. This comprises the creatice ideas of Tti, the chef de cuisine and owner as well as recipes and the people living in the Arctic who have ...

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It's a Short Distance to Anywhere

Akureyri - Skagafjordur 118 km

Reykjavik - Skagafjordur 290 km

Egilsstadir - Skagafjordur 383 km

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