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Stykkisholmur Brjanslaekur Islands of Breidafjordur Bus Schedule
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FERRY BALDUR
Stykkisholmur - Flatey - Brjanslaekur

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Ferry Baldur stops 4 times each day during the summer in Flatey, one of the pearls of the Breidafjordur Bay. Flatey was one of the cultural centres of the early 19th century in Iceland. The old houses of the hamlet from the late19th and early 20th centuries have been restored beautifully and a visit there makes you feel as if you step back in time.

The island has the oldest library in the country, the church is beautifully decorated by Baltasar, an Icelandic artist. Coffee is always on the stove in restaurant and guesthouse Vogurand, new Hotel Flatey as wellThe duration of the ferry trip between Stykkisholmur and Brianslaekur usually is around 2 hours and 15 minutes. Brjanslaekur is a ancient estate and the ancient ruins Flokatottir are believed to be the ruins of the houses of one of the contry's discoverers, Hrafna Floki.  He spent a winter in Iceland and gave the country its name. Above the farm Brjanslaekur is a gorge (Surtarbrandsgil) with fossilized plants. It is a nature reserve.


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