Reykjarfjordur Destination Guide
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Reykjarfjordur in the region of Westfjords is a place in Iceland - some 112 mi (or 181 km) North-West of Reykjavík, the country's capital city.
Current time in Reykjarfjordur is now 09:33 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, Skogur, Selfoss, Reykjavík, Rafnseyri or Arbar. Since you are here already, make sure to check out and Reykjarfjordur. 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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Hotel Latrabjarg by Patreksfjörður
Eagle Air fly from Reykjavik to Bildudalur in Vestfirdir, and drops right down behind the mountains in the fiord. I only had one fellow passenger, so this is most probably not a very profitable route,...
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Interesting facts about this location
Bíldudalur Airport is an airport serving Bíldudalur, a village in the Vesturbyggð municipality in the Westfjords of Iceland.
Located at 65.62, -23.46 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Barðaströnd is an area of historical interest in northwestern Iceland. It is the coast between Vatnsfjörður and Sigluneshlíðar in southern Vestfirðir region. This is the place where Flóki Vilgerðarson first set up winter camp. The Icelandic county Barðastrandarsýsla is named after Barðaströnd.
Located at 65.62, -23.46 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Arnarfjörður is a large fjord in the Westfjords region of Iceland. It is thirty kilometres long and five to ten kilometres wide. "Arnar" is possessive of "Örn" and so was named the first settler of the fjord.
Located at 65.62, -23.46 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
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.
Located at 65.62, -23.46 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
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