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Holt Destination Guide

Explore Holt in Iceland.

Holt in the region of Westfjords is a place in Iceland - some 137 mi (or 220 km) North of Reykjavík, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Holt is now 12:58 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Atlantic / Reykjavik" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Sauðárkrókur, Tunga, Tingeyri, Sudureyri, Stadur or Bar. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Vadlar, Tannanes, Holt and Flateyri. We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Flying and Biking in 24 hours

03:51 min ( July 28, 2011 by dabb)
Views: 1,180 - Rating: 5/5

I made the music myself. This is a trip we did with short notice in Iceland as the weather was fine. We flew to Isafjordur in the evening of July 2nd, 1:45hrs flight and rented bikes. We cycled to Bol...

New viking ship in Thingeyri Iceland

02:15 min ( September 10, 2008 by uduaadu)
Views: 1,593 - Rating: 5/5

This ship "Vésteinn" was launched in June 2008 in Thingeyri, Iceland

HDR Tutorial - How to Video

07:29 min ( June 18, 2010 by Trey Ratcliff)
Views: 11,947 - Rating: 4.31707/5

Full Tutorial is at - This is a recent series of shots taken while in Iceland and in the midst of a slight bird attack

Iceland summer 2008

04:01 min ( October 29, 2008 by 2rockis2live)
Views: 1,527 - Rating: 4.2/5

A few videos from my trip to iceland with george to see valgeir in the town of sudureyri. its not that great, but we had an amazing time and iceland is the best :)

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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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 66, -23.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Iceland


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.

More reading: Thingeyri homepage
Located at 66, -23.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Iceland

Gísla saga

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).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 66, -23.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Sagas of Icelanders


Bolungarvík is a fishing village and municipality in the North-West of Iceland, located at the Vestfirðir peninsula, approximately 14 kilometres from the town of Ísafjörður and 473 km from the capital city Reykjavík. Bolungarvík had 888 inhabitants on 1 January 2011. It is one of Iceland's oldest fishing outposts, well positioned close to abundant fishing grounds. The quiet countryside attracts some tourists, mainly in summer.

More reading: Bolungarvík homepage
Located at 66, -23.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Fishing villages, Municipalities of Iceland, Populated places in Iceland

Battle of Haugsnes

The Battle of Haugsnes (Haugsnesbardagi) was fought at Haugsnes, a low peninsula south of Flugumýri in Skagafjörður in Northern Iceland. The battle was fought on 19 April 1246 between the forces of Þórður kakali Sighvatsson and those of Gissur Þorvaldsson. Þórður was victorious. It was the bloodiest battle ever to be fought in Icelandic history, with about 110 casualties in total, amongst them Brandur Kolbeinsson, chieftain of the Ásbirningar.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 66, -23.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:1246 in Europe, Battles of the Middle Ages, Conflicts in 1246, History of Iceland