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Svalbardseyri

Svalbardseyri is a fishing hamlet on the eastern shoreline of the Eyjafjordur... more

HNIFSDALUR

Hnifsdalur is a hamlet on the Harpoon Bay and a part of the town Isafiord a few... more

HVANNEYRI

Hvanneyri is a hamlet, a university faculty for agriculture, an agricultural... more

BRAUTARHOLT

A small hamlet in Skeid Conty Swimming pool, shop, community center and camp... more

Laugarbakki

About Laugarbakki Laugarbakki is a hamlet situated in a geothermal area on the... more

Breiddalsvik

About Breiddalsvik Valley Breiddalur is the largest lowland area of the... more

Grimsey Island

About Grimsey Island Grimsey is the northernmost inhabited part of Iceland It... more

Hrisey Island

About Hrisey Hrisey is the second largest island of the country, situated on... more

Reykjanes

About Reykjanes Reykjanes (The Steamy Peninsula) is the name of the south-... more

The Westman Islands

The Westman Islands, "The Pearls in The Ocean", is an archipelago of 15 islands... more

Hrafnagil

About Hrafnagil Hrafnagil has been an estate since ancient times It was a... more

Nordurfjordur

About Nordurfjordur This cove with a synonymous hamlet is situated just north... more

Fagurholsmyri Farm Community

Fagurholsmyri is a farm community in the Oraefi County On a fine day, the view... more

Thykkvibaer

Thykkvibaer This is a cluster of farms situated on the highest lying ground of... more

Grindavik

Grindavík is one of the most important fishing towns of Iceland Tourism plays... more

Hafnarfjordur

This town is also known as The Town in the Lava Field or The Town of the Elves... more

Hafnir Reykjanesbaer

Hafnir is a fishing hamlet, which was united with two other communities,... more

Hella

About Hella This town started developing before the middle of the 20th... more

Hofn – Hornafjordur

About Hofn in Hornafjordur This community in the Southeast is also called... more

Hofsos

About Hofsos Hofsos is a small, friendly village on the eastern shores of the... more

Husavik

About Husavik Husavik is a town on the eastern shores of The Skjalfandi Bay It... more

Hvammstangi

About Hvammstangi Village Hvammstangi on the Midfjordur bay is a commercial... more

Hveragerdi

About Hveragerdi The present horticultural and greenhouse town Hveragerdi... more

Hvolsvollur

About Hvolsvollur The small town Hvolsvollur, one of the few inland located... more

Reykjanesbaer – Keflavik

About Keflavik The town is also known by the name "The Beatles Town" because... more

Kirkjubaejarklaustur

  About Kirkjubaejarklaustur Before the hamlet started developing at... more

Kopasker

About Kopasker This fishing village is situated on the eastern side of the big... more

Kopavogur

Kopavogur is a fast growing town and the second largest of the country It has... more

Laugarvatn

About Laugarvatn A hamlet started developing on Lake Laugarvatn in 1928, when... more

Mjoifjordur

This is an eighteen km long and a 2 km wide bay, accessible by road during... more

Mosfellsbaer

This town enjoys thermal activity and quite a few greenhouses have been built... more

Myvatn

Lake Myvatn is the country's fourth largest natural lake It abounds in lake... more

Neskaupstadur

This village on the northern side of bay Nordfjordur became an authorized... more

Njardvik Reykjanesbaer

Njardvik is one of the three united communities called Reykjanesbaer In earlier... more

Olafsfjordur

Olafsfjordur is a town on a synonymous bay, a branch of Eyjafjordur,... more

Raufarhofn

This village has been an authorized trading post since 1836 and fishing, fish... more

Reydarfjordur

The village Budareyri is on the end of the bay Reyðarfjordur It has a natural... more

Reykholt – Biskupstungur

The development of this hamlet started in the first half of the 20th century,... more

Grenivik

Grenivik is a village in the Grytubakki Parish on the eastern shores of the... more

Reykjavik

Reykjavik is the capital of Iceland with more than 123,000 inhabitants (2017),... more

Sandgerdi

Sandgerdi is a fishing and fish processing village on the Reykjanes Peninsula... more

Gardur

About Gardur Reykjanesbaer The village Gardur is situated on the northernmost... more

Gardabaer

The town Gardabaer received its municipal rights in 1976 and has been one of... more

Saudarkrokur

Saudarkrokur is a town on the Skagafjordur bay Fishing and fish processing are... more

Fludir

Fludir is an inland located hamlet in beautiful surroundings A salmon river,... more

Selfoss

The town Selfoss started developing in 1891, when a suspension bridge was built... more

Faskrudsfjordur

The village Budir is situated at the end of the bay Faskrudsfjordur The... more

Eskifjordur

Eskifjordur is a branch of the larger bay Reyðarfjordur, which cuts into the... more

Seltjarnarnes

This town is located on the northernmost tip of the capital peninsula... more

Egilsstadir – Fellabaer

About Egilsstadir Egilsstadir is the capital of the East and Fellabaer is a... more

Djupivogur

About Djupivogur This village at the head of the bay Berufjord developed... more

Seydisfjordur

Seydisfjordur is a fishing and tourist town It received its municipal rights in... more

Dalvik

Dalvik is a town on a synonimous cove, which branches off Bay Eyjafjordur,... more

Siglufjordur

This town was called the world capital of the herring fisheries in the sixties... more

Skagastrond

Skagastrond has been a trading centre since the late 15th century Today it is a... more

Skaftafell National Park

The Southern Part of National Park Vatnajokull The second national park,... more

Laugaras-Skalholt

A hamlet has developed at Laugaras, where there is a very active thermal area... more

Borgarfjordur Eystri

Bay Borgarfjordur Eystri is the northernmost of the Eastfjords  Large and... more

Skogar

Skogar is the common name for two farms, a school and the open air,... more

Blonduos

The village Blonduos lies on the western and eastern banks of River Blanda, and... more

Solheimar ECO Village

The only hamlet of the Grimsnes County is Solheimar About one third of the... more

Stadarskali

About Stadarskali Stadarskali is a larger service centre, N1 petrol station, a... more

Bakkafjordur

The name Bakkafjordur applies to both the bay and the village on its eastern... more

Stodvarfjordur

This village started developing around a trading post in 1896 It is situated on... more

Stokkseyri – Eyrarbakki

These are two historic villages on the south coast In the past Eyrarbakki was... more

Thingvellir National Park

The Parliamentary Plains are the most important historic site of the country... more

Thorlakshofn

The town Thorlakshofn was named after the patron saint of the country It has... more

Thorshofn

This village has been an authorized trading post since 1836 It has a good,... more

Varmahlid

Varmahlid is a hamlet on road #1 by the crossroads to Saudarkrokur and Akureyri... more

Vik In Myrdal

This is the southernmost coastal hamlet of the country and the only one without... more

Vogar

The village Vogar started developing early in the 20th century, when better and... more

Vopnafjordur

The name Vopnafjordur applies to a bay in the northeast and a village on it,... more

Arnes/Thjorsardalur

Arnes is a synonym for an island in river Thjorsa, a community centre, and a... more

Akureyri

EYJAFJARDARA ESTUARIES AKUREYRI The fourth largest town of the country is... more

Reykholt

Reykholt is one of the most important historical places in Iceland and a... more

Budardalur

Budardalur is a small village at the head of Hvammsfiordur Bay The village is... more

Bifrost

Bifrost is an ideal stopover for travellers in the Borgarfjordur district The... more

Borgarnes

The small town Borgarnes and a few neighbouring communities were united under... more

Akranes

Akranes, with its population of over 6000, ranks among the largest fishing... more

Stykkisholmur

Stykkisholmur town is often called the capital of Snaefellsnes The township has... more

Olafsvik

The community Olafsvik developed centuries ago on a sinonymous cove It offers a... more

Hellissandur-Rif

The village Hellissandur was once a major fishing centre and had approximately... more

Grundarfjordur

The village Grundarfjordur is situated on an exceptionally beautiful bay The... more

Budir

Budir, on the southwestern shores of Snaefellsnes, is very popular goal because... more

Hellnar

About Hellnar At Hellnar there is a natural sea port, which was one of the... more

Arnarstapi

Arnarstapi is a fishing hamlet at the foot of the low Mt Stapafell on the... more

Hesteyri, Hornstrandir

This is the westernmost bay of the Jokulfiord Area It is framed with steep... more

Holmavik

Holmavik, a village on the western shores of the Steingrimsfjordur bay, has... more

Drangsnes

Drangsnes is a hamlet at the head of the Steingrimsfjordur Bay It started... more

Djupavik

Djupavik is a former fishing station and a fish processing centre at the end of... more

Bordeyri

Bordeyri is an old trading post and now a small commercial centre for farms in... more

Thingeyri

Thingeyri is the oldest trading post of the Westfjords Fishing and fish... more

Talknafjordur

Bay Patreksfjordur branches into two smaller fjords, and Talknafjordur A... more

Sudureyri

Sudureyri is a small and friendly village on the south shore of the small... more

Sudavik

About Sudavik Sudavik is said to be a caricature in miniature of the Western... more

Reykholar

The ancient estate Reykholar, was the domicile of a few of the most renowned... more

Patreksfjordur

Patreksfjordur is one of the villages of the Vesturbyggd community, where the... more

Kroksfjardarnes

Kroksfjardarnes is a peninsula between the bays Kroksfjordur and Gilsfkordur... more

Isafjordur

Isafjordur is the capital of the Westfjords The town is known for its... more

Flateyri

Flateyri on the bay Onundarfjordur has been a trading post since 1792 For 12... more

Flatey

Flatey is the largest of the Western Islands on the Breiðafjordur bay Almost... more

Brjanslaekur

Brjanslaekur, an ancient manor and parsonage, is situated at the head of Bay... more

Bolungarvik

Bolungarvik, a town on the outer shores of the large bay Isafjardardjup, is one... more

Bildudalur

Bildudalur, on the bay Arnarfjordur, was a thriving fishing port and a... more