to get there
Budardalur is a small village at the head of
Hvammsfiordur Bay. The village is the commercial centre for the county and
boasts of one of the most advanced dairies in Iceland. The dairy serves
several nearby counties and daily its trucks drive hundreds of kilometres to
gather milk from the farms. It is renowned for its ardent efforts to create
new milk products and has won many prizes in Iceland and in Europe for its
products, and its cheeses are very popular.
A modern abattoir and meat processing plant is operated locally and its
products are well know all over the country.
Many interesting places of interest / historical
can be explored near Budardalur, and a number of
rivers and lakes offer excellent trout,
char and salmon fishing. Iceland’s oldest indoor swimming pool is at
Laugar, some 20 km north of Budardalur. Laugar was a school centre and
now a newly
built and renovated summer hotel in
friendly environments is operated there.
The distance from Reykjavik is 175 km by the Whale Bay tunnel.
Reykholar 73 km, Laugar 16
km <Budardalur> Stykkisholmur
86 km, Borgarnes
80 km via Brattabrekka