Hals Destination Guide
Discover Hals in Iceland!
Hals in the region of Westfjords is a place located in Iceland - some 140 mi (or 226 km) North of Reykjavík, the country's capital.
Local time in Hals is now 11:36 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Atlantic / Reykjavik" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Sudureyri, Stadur, Selfoss, Sandur, Reykjavík or Bar. When in this area, you might want to check out Sabol and Hals as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Icelandic Beliefs (Taveline in Iceland)
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Interesting facts about this location
Flateyri is a village situated in Iceland's Westfjords. With a population of approximately 237, it is the largest settlement in Önundarfjörður.
Located at 66.02, -23.68 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Suðureyri is a small Icelandic fishing village perched on the tip of the 13 km-long Súgandafjörður in the Westfjords. The community was isolated for years by the huge mountains and rough road that led over them. Now it is connected to Ísafjörður by a 5 km tunnel. The village has tours set up to allow visitors to experience traditional Icelandic life firsthand. This includes going out on original fishing boats or visiting the fish factory in town.
Located at 66.02, -23.68 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Gísla saga Súrssonar (the saga of Gísli Súrsson) is one of the Sagas of Icelanders. It tells the story of Gisli, a tragic hero who must kill one of his brothers-in-law to avenge another brother-in-law. Gisli is outlawed and forced to stay on the run for thirteen years before he is finally hunted down and killed. Although set in the period 940-980, the saga was most likely written in the 13th century. In 1981 it was made into a film titled Útlaginn (The Outlaw).
Located at 66.02, -23.68 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Thingeyri (in Icelandic written Þingeyri) is a settlement in the municipality of Ísafjarðarbær, Iceland. It is located on the coast of the fjord Dýrafjörður in the mountainous peninsula Westfjords (in Icelandic written Vestfirðir). It has a population of approximately 260. Continually inhabited since 1787, Þingeyri is one of the oldest settlements in the Westfjords and the first trading post established there.
Located at 66.02, -23.68 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
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