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Rafnseyri Destination Guide

Explore Rafnseyri in Iceland.

Rafnseyri in the region of Westfjords is a place in Iceland - some 121 mi (or 195 km) North of Reykjavík, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Rafnseyri is now 09:00 PM (Sunday). 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, Tingeyri, Selfoss, Sandur, Reykjavík or Borgarnes. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Skogur, Rafnseyri, Audkula and Arbar. 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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SagaBike 2011: Hrafnseyrarheiði mountai...

01:01 min ( August 17, 2011 by Islandur)
Views: 843 - Rating: 5/5

Climbing the mountain pass Hrafnseyrarheiði between Þingeyri and Arnarfjörður, an extremely easy gravel hill, 0 - 550 m. asl., 10% steep. Easy peasy

New viking ship in Thingeyri Iceland

02:15 min ( September 10, 2008 by uduaadu)
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This ship "Vésteinn" was launched in June 2008 in Thingeyri, Iceland

Iceland in the summer

02:31 min ( November 21, 2007 by ynra9)
Views: 17,034 - Rating: 4.8/5

I took those pictures in Dýrafjörður the summer of 2006. Dýrafjörður, in my opinion, is the most beautiful place in the whole world!!! At least it's the most beautiful place in all of Iceland :D...

Ísafjörður highland

00:16 min ( October 07, 2007 by Wojciech Kotlarz)
Views: 932 - Rating: 0/5

Taken from toyota yaris

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Interesting facts about this location

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 65.77, -23.43 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:1246 in Europe, Battles of the Middle Ages, Conflicts in 1246, History of 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 65.77, -23.43 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Iceland

Bíldudalur Airport

Bíldudalur Airport is an airport serving Bíldudalur, a village in the Vesturbyggð municipality in the Westfjords of Iceland.

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Located at 65.77, -23.43 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Airports 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 65.77, -23.43 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Sagas of Icelanders