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Sandur Destination Guide

Explore Sandur in Iceland.

Sandur in the region of Westfjords is a place in Iceland - some 129 mi (or 207 km) North of Reykjavík, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Sandur

Current time in Sandur is now 09:18 AM (Tuesday). 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, Vadlar, Tannanes, Selfoss, Reykjavík or Arbar. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tingeyri, Sandur, Nupur, Myrar and Gata. 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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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

4°C / 39 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 4°C / 39 °F
Evening Temperature 3°C / 37 °F
Night Temperature 5°C / 40 °F
Chance of rainfall 2%
Air Humidity 94%
Air Pressure 982.6 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 12th of December 2018
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 4°C (39 °F)
Night: 4°C (40 °F)
Thursday, 13th of December 2018
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.
Light rain Day: 4°C (38 °F)
Night: 5°C (41 °F)
Friday, 14th of December 2018
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Light rain Day: 3°C (37 °F)
Night: 2°C (36 °F)

Videos

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

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...


Icelandic Beliefs (Taveline in Iceland)

02:27 min ( December 05, 2010 by zemiamedia)
Views: 1,712 - Rating: 4.66667/5

Follow us on Facebook, www.facebook.com In the remote area of the Western fjords, our host is introduced to the cult of the Norse Gods

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 www.stuckincustoms.com - This is a recent series of shots taken while in Iceland and in the midst of a slight bird attack


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Interesting facts about this location

Thingeyri

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 65.87, -23.53 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 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 65.87, -23.53 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Sagas of Icelanders

Arnarfjörður

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 65.87, -23.53 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Fjords of Iceland

Flateyri

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 65.87, -23.53 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Iceland