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.
Current time in Sandur is now 12:25 AM (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, 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.
Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast
|Morning Temperature||6°C / 42 °F|
|Evening Temperature||3°C / 37 °F|
|Night Temperature||2°C / 36 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||4%|
|Air Pressure||978.6 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from South-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky|
Monday, 18th of June 2018Snow, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Day: 3°C (37 °F)
Night: 1°C (34 °F)
Tuesday, 19th of June 2018Snow, gentle breeze, broken clouds.
Day: 3°C (37 °F)
Night: 5°C (41 °F)
Tuesday, 19th of June 2018Sky is clear, light breeze, broken clouds.
Day: 4°C (40 °F)
Night: 3°C (37 °F)
New viking ship in Thingeyri Iceland
This ship "Vésteinn" was launched in June 2008 in Thingeyri, Iceland
Iceland in the summer
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)
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
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 (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.
Located at 65.87, -23.53 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
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).
Located at 65.87, -23.53 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 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 65.87, -23.53 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Flateyri is a village situated in Iceland's Westfjords. With a population of approximately 237, it is the largest settlement in Önundarfjörður.
Located at 65.87, -23.53 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
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