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Saga Trail Reykjavik Area

Articles in Saga Trail Reykjavik Area

Murders and Executions Reykjavik and Reykjanes area

Reykjavik area: VALLEY EILIFSDALUR Mt Esja Reykjanes... more

Hofsstadir Historic Park

An impressive Viking-Age longhouse stood at Hofsstaðir from the Settlement... more

KAPELLUHRAUN

The rugged and barren Chapel Lava Field or the New Lava Field spreads between... more

VALLEY EILIFSDALUR Kjos county

Valley Eilifsdalur cuts into Mt Esja from the Whale Bay in the north to the... more

BESSASTADIR PRESIDENTIAL RESIDENCE

THE ESTATE and PARSONAGE GOVERNOR's & PRESIDENTIAL RESIDENCE... more

Saga Trail Reykjavik Area

Saga Trail Reykjavik: AKUREY ISLAND THE CABINET... more

REYKJAVIK OPEN AIR MUSEUM ARBAEJARSAFN

Arbaejarsafn is a mixed open air and a folk museum, a part of the collective,... more

SOD CHURCHES & FARMS IN ICELAND Sod farms and churches dating back to the 18th century.

Vague ancient sources mention hermits in Iceland before Christianity was... more

Old Prison Reykjavik

The old prison, on street Skolavordustigur, was built in 1874 Originally it... more

Nautholsvik Thermal Beach

Farm Nautholl was built in 1850 and was burned in 1900 in the wake of the... more

Laugardalur Valley

In 1871 the artist, Sigurdur Guðmundsson, introduced the idea of creating a... more

Korpulfsstadir

According to the Kjalnesinga Saga the first settler in the area, Korpulfur,... more

Hofdi House

The origin of the Hofdi house is traced back to the times, when French... more

Gufunes

Nowadays the point Gufunes is a part of the most populous quarter of Reykjavik,... more

The Cabinet House

The so-called Cabinet House (Stjornarrad) has carried a few names since it was... more

Bessastadir Church

This church belongs to the Gardar benefice in the Kjalarnes deanery The Book... more

Lutheran Cathedral

Domkirkjan - Reykjavik Lutheran Cathedral Around the turn of the 18th century... more

Videy Island

About Videy Videy is the largest island of the Kollafjord Bay (1,7 km²) with... more

Grotta Island

Island Grotta is the the point of the Seltjorn Peninsula of which the capital... more

Geldinganes Headland

Geldinganes is a loosely connected headland to the north and northeast of the... more

Engey Island

Engey is the second largest island on the Kolla Bay Its name is most likely... more

Akurey Island

Akurey is the largest puffin colony in Kollafjordur fjord The islannd er... more

Althingishusid – The Icelandic Parliament House

The House of Parliament was built in 1880 - 1881 It was constructed from hewn... more

Reykjavik Airport

About Reykjavik Airport In 1919 the pilot Rolf Zimsen, the nephew of the mayor... more

Vifilsstadir

About Vifilsstadir Originally the freedman Vifill built his farm to the... more

Mt. Esja Hike

Mt Esja is the most prominent mountain within the capital area after the... more

Bessastadir County

This county is on the peninsula Alftanes just south of the capital The... more