Iceland - roads less traveled..

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Kristín Hávarðsdóttir

Iceland - roads less traveled..

My idea is to collect info on what to do, see, experience on the East coast of Iceland.. A region that is a hidden pearl in my opinion.

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What to do

Swim, hike, party, relax, enjoy the peace and quiet.. We have it all.

Image - Easter Cave
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Easter Cave
Kristín:Short hike to Easter Cave in Neskaupstaður. Beautiful and very popular walk
Image - SKÍÐAMIÐSTÖÐIN Í ODDSSKARÐI
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SKÍÐAMIÐSTÖÐIN Í ODDSSKARÐI
Kristín:Like to ski? We have our very own ski area between Neskaupstadur and Eskifjördur.. Stunning views from the top.
Image - Vök Baths
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Vök Baths
Kristín:Brand new, beautiful surroundings close to Egilsstadir. Highly recommended.
Image - 3 Things to Do in Egilsstadir, East Iceland
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How to Spend a Day Around Egilsstadir, East Iceland
Image - Neskaupstaður: Iceland's Easternmost Town
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Far East: A Visit To Neskaupstadur
Image - A Unique Destination: The Eastfjords of Iceland
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Exploring the Eastfjords of Iceland

Where to eat!!

Image - Olís Neskaupsstaður
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Olís Neskaupsstaður
Kristín:Want a hotdog? Burger? Icecream?
Image - Skriduklaustur
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Skriduklaustur
Kristín:Beautiful place, awesome and affordable buffet, Highly recommended!!
Image - CAFE SUMARLÍNA
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CAFE SUMARLÍNA
Kristín:Friendly atmosphere, gooood pizza :D
Image - Subway
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Subway
Image - Beituskúrinn
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Beituskúrinn
Image - Brekkan
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Brekkan

M & M's

Markets and Museums etc..

Image - SALTHÚSSMARKAÐURINN
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SALTHÚSSMARKAÐURINN
Kristín:Need a souvenir? Here you will find, wool sweaters, mittens, hats, christmas ornaments, glass houseware, and many more... All made by hand of the locals in (or from) Stöðvarfjörður..
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Image - Petra's Stone Collection
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Petra's Stone Collection
Kristín:A must see on your way through the east fjords.. Petra´s stone collection is considered to be the largest one in the world, in a private home...
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Image - Nesbær
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Nesbær
Image - Brekkan
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Brekkan
Kristín:Some say best hamburgers and pizzas in the world... Located in the small town of Stöðvarfjörður....

Rest easy

Collection on where to rest during the night... hotels, airbnb, guesthouses, campsites..

Image - Við Lækinn/by the Creek
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Við Lækinn/by the Creek
Kristín:Right in the middle of town of Neskaupstadur is this little guesthouse.. Offers rooms with a view, and even possible to see whales playing in the ocean just across the street...
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Image - Saxa Guest House
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Saxa Guest House
Kristín:small, friendly, in a town with lots of hiking trails..
Image - Fosshotel Eastfjords
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Fosshotel Eastfjords
Kristín:Beautiful hotel in Fáskrúdsfjordur.
Image - Map of 40 Campgrounds
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Campingcard Iceland
Kristín:Check out the many campsites around the island.
Image - Tjaldsvæðið Neskaupstað
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Tjaldsvæðið Neskaupstað
Kristín:Great spot to rest the night.. Great hiking in all directions, beach volleyball, small area with swings, slide and a large blow up matress to jump on.. Great for all ages.
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Wonderguide map

  1. Into the Glacier Classic Tour | Meet on Location
  2. Snorkel Between Continents In Silfra | Free Photos
  3. Best of Iceland Tour: Golden Circle, South Coast and Northern Lights
  4. Information centre East Iceland
  5. Berufjörður
  6. Fosshotel Eastfjords
  7. Valleys And Waterfalls
  8. The South Coast - Experience Local Secrets
  9. Easter Cave
  10. SKÍÐAMIÐSTÖÐIN Í ODDSSKARÐI
  11. Sundlaug Neskaupstaðar
  12. Sundlaug Stöðvarfjarðar
  13. Sundlaug og íþróttahús
  14. Vök Baths
  15. The Capital Of Hiking Borgarfjörður East Iceland
  16. Northen Lights Tour
  17. Reindeer Safari Tour
  18. Stórurð The Magic Hike
  19. Hildibrand Hotel
  20. Hotel Capitano
  21. Olís Neskaupsstaður
  22. Skriduklaustur
  23. CAFE SUMARLÍNA
  24. Saxa Guest House
  25. Salt Café & Bistro
  26. Nielsen restaurant
  27. Subway
  28. Beituskúrinn
  29. Tærgesen - Restaurant and Guest House
  30. Brekkan
  31. SALTHÚSSMARKAÐURINN
  32. Petra's Stone Collection
  33. Nesbær
  34. Safnahúsið Neskaupstað
  35. East Iceland Heritage Museum
  36. Stríðsárasafnið
  37. Fish Factory, Creative Center of Stöðvarfjörður
  38. The French Museum
  39. Brekkan
  40. Skorrahestar Icelandic Horse Rental and Accommodation
  41. Gistihúsið - Lake Hotel Egilsstadir
  42. Eskifjörður hotel
  43. Hildibrand Hotel
  44. Við Lækinn/by the Creek
  45. Saxa Guest House
  46. Fosshotel Eastfjords
  47. Hotel Capitano
  48. Seydisfjordur Camping Site
  49. Tjaldsvæðið Neskaupstað

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