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History, culture and industries of Iceland

Jeep Tours Do you want to go skiing? Northern lights Experience History, culture and industries of Iceland 2 day horse round-up in Skagafjörður, Northern Iceland. Last weekend in September.

For those that want to get to know the Icelandic way of living in Northern Iceland.

Duration: 2 days.

This round trip of Tröllaskagi peninsula features a unique view of Icelandic nature. And short stops at the regions major culture and historic sites. In addition to visits to some interesting manufacturing sites.

Day 1:

Ektafiskur in Eyjafjörður - A modern fishing village and fish factory. There you get a taste of Iceland's ocean treasures.

Dalvík-Ólafsfjörður-Siglufjörður - We continue on through other major fishing villages in the area and dine at Kaffi Rauðka Restaurant that is situated inside an historic fish factory.

Hofsós - This small village is an important site in the history of Icelanders emigration to the West. Here you will find some of the oldest houses in Iceland. Hofsós also features a small geothermal public swimming pool famous for it's poolside view over Skagafjörður.

Hólar in Hjaltadalur - A place of learning and culture that dates back to the 12th century.

Sauðárkrókur - A guided tour of Atlantic Leather factory. A wool-skin and fish-leather tannery. This is the only fish-leather tannery in Europe.

We also stop at a small brewery before heading back to Bakkaflöt where we dine on genuine Icelandic cuisine. You can also take to the hot tubs before bedtime.

Day 2:

Reykjafoss and Fosslaug - Reykjafoss waterfall examined. And a dip of the toe into Fosslaug, a natural hot pool. Be sure to bring your bathing gear.

Víðimýrarkirkja - One of a few turf churches preserved in Iceland. Architecture that is a rare sight.

Glaumbær - This is one of Iceland's best heritage museum. A guided tour of the museum is optional.

Dairy Production Farm - For contrast and perspective we go from the museums historic dairy production to a modern production farm.

Akureyri - The journey ends where it began.

Minimum no. of persons: 2

This journey is available: 1. Oct. - 15. April.