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Saga Trail Strandir

Articles in Saga Trail Strandir

Murders and Executions Westfjords and Strandir

According to the Book of Settlements and the Sturlunga Saga, many murders,... more

Strandir Saga Trail

Strandir Saga Trail: BORDEYRI BAER/Hrutafjordur PRESTBAKKI... more

MOKOLLSDALUR

This valley branches from the valley Thrudardalur at the end of the... more

WITCHCRAFT and SCORCERY in Westfjords and Strandir

The witch hunt in Europe started around the year 1480 and continued to the turn... more

TREKYLLISVIK

This cove is framed with impressive and precipitous mountains and... more

KUVIKUR

The abandoned farm Kuvikur is on the Reykjarfjordur Bay For a long time the... more

Mt KAMBUR Strandir

Walking distance 13-14 km Time 6-7 hours A relatively easy walk Mt Kambur is... more

INGOLFSFJORDUR Strandir

The bay Ingolfsfjordur in the Strandir District is about 8 km long and 1½ km... more

KALFANES Strandir

The abandoned farm Kalfanes is situated just north of hamlet Holmavik and the... more

STEINGRIMSFJORDUR Strandir

This is the largest bay of the district Strandasysla, about 28 km long and 7 km... more

KALDBAKUR Strandir

The abandoned farm Kaldbakur is on the Kaldbakur Cove Both the Book of... more

GODDALUR

Goddalur is an abandoned farm in a valley by the same name on the Southern... more

FARM FELL – KOLLAFJORDUR

Fell is a farm on the end of bay Kollafjordur in the "Strandir" district The... more

Eyvindarfjordur

This cove is one of the three inlets of the Ofeigsfjordur Bay The nearest one... more

FARM FEYKISHOLAR

Feykisholar is an abandoned farm in Valley Hvalsardalur in the Strandir... more

ABANDONED FARM EYJAR

Eyjar is an abandoned farm and nowadays a summer residence at Balar in The... more

Drangavik

This cove is situated between the headlands Hruteyjarnes and Engjanes, just... more

Drangaskord

The Drangaskord Pinnacles are among the most prominent landmarks of the... more

Island Grimsey on the Steingrimsfjordur Bay

Island Grimsey on the Steingrimsfjordur Bay is the largest off the Strandir... more

Baer Hrutafjordur

The first settler at Farm Baer was a woman by the name Arndis The Wealthy... more

Finnbogastadir

Farm Finnbogastadir is situated on the cove Trekyllisvik in the Strandir... more

Arnes Churches

Those churches belong to the Arnes benefice in the Hunavatn deanery Arnes... more

Prestbakki Church

This church belongs to the Prestbakki benefice in the Huna deanery This estate... more

Ofeigsfjordur

About Ofeigsfjordur The Ofeigur Bay is divided into three fiords, furthest... more

Speni

About Speni Speni is a mound between the cove Kolbeinsvik and Skreflur It... more

Thidriksvalladalur

About Thidriksvalladalur This well vegetated and beautiful valley is a short... more

Nordurfjordur

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

Tharalatursfjordur

About Tharalatursfjordur This bay is between the peninsulas Furufjardarnupur... more

Skjaldarbjarnarvik

Skjaldbjarnarvik The northernmost farm of the Strandir District was situated... more

Fljotavik

About Fljotavík This is a wide cove between the mountains Hvesta and Kogur in... more

Furufjordur

About Furufjordur This is a short and a wide bay facing the open ocean on the... more

Drangsnes

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

Bordeyri

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