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The guesthouse Álfheimar disposes of 32 double rooms with private bathrooms. Restaurant with special dishes made out of local raw material. Convenient location for hiking tours. 1-6 days organized hiking tours in the magnificent nature are available, conducted by local guides.

Stórurð high above Gagnheiði Brúnavík við Borgar...

Brúnavik is an inlet in the vicinity of Borgarfjörður Eystri renowned for its serene surroundings. A hike back and forth from Borgarfjörður across pass Brúnavikurskarð (360 m) down to the ruins of the farm is approx. 12 km. Crossing at the mouth of the river is an absolute must in order to appreciate the colorful beach. The way back crosses the Brotagil ravine across the bridge to pass Hofstrandaskarð (320 m). The walk takes about 5-6 hours. It is marked by trails.

Breiðavík hiking trail

One of East Iceland's most illustrious spots is the Stórurð ("The Giant Boulders"), located to the east of the road leading to Borgarfjörður Eystri. Stórurð lies below the small glacier west of Dyrfjöll mountains. It consists of gigantic tuff boulders, charming meadows, and attractive ponds. This wonderful scene can be reached in 2.5 hours on foot from Vatnsskarð pass. To enjoy Dyrfjöll and Stórurð a whole day plan is highly recommended.

Bræðslan Music Festival

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