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Sandnes Destination Guide

Explore Sandnes in Iceland.

Sandnes in the region of Westfjords is located in Iceland - some 110 mi (or 178 km) North of Reykjavík, the country's capital city.

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Time in Sandnes is now 03:47 AM (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, Akureyri, Selfoss, Reykjavík, Keflavík or Borgarnes. Since you are here already, consider visiting Sandnes, Husavik and Holmavik. We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Videos

Midnight Sun Fishery in Holmavik Icelan...

02:19 min ( June 19, 2007 by Sigurdur Atlason)
Views: 2,064 - Rating: 5/5

Thats me, fishing after midnight outside Holmavik village on June 19th 2007. I'ts a beautiful night

SOS Blue whale in ICELAND

03:31 min ( April 20, 2011 by Sveinn Asgeir Jonsson)
Views: 1,420 - Rating: 5/5

Stranded Blue whale rescued in Iceland


The Museum of Icelandic Sorcery & Witchc...

09:59 min ( September 26, 2009 by Sigurdur Atlason)
Views: 7,245 - Rating: 4.94872/5

This video presents The Museum of Icelandic Sorcery & Witchcraft and gives a glimpse of what is on display there. A visit to this museum is definatly a reason to visit Iceland

Museum of Icelandic Sorcery & Witchcraft...

02:43 min ( February 06, 2011 by Sigurdur Atlason)
Views: 1,369 - Rating: 4.69231/5

Visit the Museum of Icelandic Sorcery & Witchcraft. www.facebook.com - www.galdrasyning.is


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Interesting facts about this location

Hólmavík

Hólmavík is a small town in the western part of Iceland, by Steingrímsfjörður. It is the largest settlement in Strandir and serves as a centre of commerce for the county. Hólmavík is part of the Strandabyggð municipality and has 375 inhabitants (2011 census). Hólmavík is home to the Museum of Icelandic Sorcery and Witchcraft. Well-known people from Hólmavík include the poet Stefán frá Hvítadal and the musician Gunnar Þórðarson of the band Hljómar.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 65.73, -21.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Iceland

Drangsnes

Drangsnes is a small town in the western part of Iceland, at the mouth of Steingrímsfjörður and near Hólmavík. It is part of the Kaldrananeshreppur municipality and only has 67 inhabitants (2011 census). It got its name from a tall rock named Kerling of what is said that it is one of three troll women who tried to separate the West Fjords from the rest of Iceland.

More reading: Drangsnes homepage
Located at 65.73, -21.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Iceland

Kaldrananeshreppur

Kaldrananeshreppur is a municipality in Iceland. According to the 2011 census, it had a population of 106 inhabitants, 67 of them living in Drangsnes.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 65.73, -21.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Municipalities of Iceland