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  • Laugarfell
    Laugarfell is located in the eastern part of the Icelandic Highlands, a bit north from Mount Snfell. There are only two km.from the road that leads to Krahnjkar to the hostel and it is the only par...
  • Stapavk
    Stapavik(N6536.17-W1357.97) // 2-3 hrs Stapavk is an inlet once used as a harbour. From the farm Unas, which is the most eastern point in Hjaltastaaingh, there is a beautiful trail along the...
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    Skriuklaustur is an ancient manor estate in Fljtsdalur. From 1493 - 1552 a monastery operated there. In the years 2002 - 2012 an extensivearchaeologicalexcavation took place on the cloister ruins ...
  • Snautasel
    The farm ofSnautasel, situated up in the highland of Jkuldalsheii, was inhabited from 1843-1943.In the years 1875-1880, however, it was left abandoned as a result of the lavish ashfall emanating ...
  • East Iceland Heritage Museum
    The East Iceland Heritage Museum / Minjasafn Austurlands Exhibitions: Reindeer in East Iceland The East is the only part of Iceland where you will find wild reindeer. They contribute to the unique...
  • Valjlfsstaarkirkja
    This church belongs to the Valthjofstadur benefice in the Mula deanery. During the catholic period, the churches there were dedicated to the Holy Virgin. The present church was made of concrete, conse...
  • Karahnjukastifla Dam - Photo: Helga Hrnn Melste
    Karahnjukavirkjun is a Hydropower plant in Eastern Iceland, designed to 4600 GWh annually to serve Alcoa's aluminium smelter east of Reydarfjordur in Northeast Iceland. The Karahnjukar plant takes i...
  • Skjoldolfsstair

    They offer light courses menu where you can amongst other things find a reindeer burger and reindeer meatballs.

  • Slaughterhouse Culture Center
    Menningarmist Fljtsdalshras was Founded in 2005 and is one of four culture centers in East Iceland with an 
emphasis on theater and dance. MMF, as the center is called, offers all kinds of ar...
  • Kjarvalshvammur
    Kjarvalshvammur is a peaceful little haven, located at road 94 beside the Selfljt river south of Ketilsstair farm in Hjaltastaaingh. There is a small cabin and a boathouse both of which belonged ...
  • Geirsstaakirkja
    There is a beautiful little turf church named Geirsstaakrikja situated on the farmland of Litli Bakki. The construction is a recent remake of a church that had been built there a thousand years ago, ...
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    Mir Jrspecializesin growing grain, organic barley in particular. Barley has played a part in Icelandic culinary history ever since Icelands settlement in the 9th Century. For a few centuries ...
  • Raven
    The story of Hrafnkell Freysgoi takes place in East Iceland and is one of the Icelanders saga. The story tells of the struggles between chieftains and farmers in East Iceland in the 10th century. Th...
  • The Giantess's path
    The Giantess's path is a basalt ridge which cuts the hill above Valjfsstaur and Skriuklaustur. You can start your walk by the Hengifoss Guesthouse and climb the path to the top where you will have...
  • Wilderness Center
    The Wilderness Center is an authentic and peaceful hideaway. Our guests experience the spirit of the past through a variety of services, such as: unique accommodation, local food, wilderness museum, h...
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    Breidalsheii (Breidalur-heath) is between Vigrf in Skridalur and the South Valley of Breidalur. For ages the main road between Fljtsdalshra and Breidalur has been on this heath. In Breida...
  • Galtastair Farm
    The old farm ofGaltastair Framis a well-preserved farmhouse from the 19th century. Inhabited until 1967 the building exemplifies the sort of housing common in Iceland in previous centuries, heated ...
  • Torfhsin  Hjararhaga
    The turf houses of Hjararhagi farm For centuries the outhouses of Hjararhagi were in a cluster of six buildings, most of them still in use until the 1970s. Today, the two old sheephouses are the o...

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