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Holanes Destination Guide

Explore Holanes in Iceland

Holanes in the region of Northwest is a town in Iceland - some 126 mi or ( 202 km ) North of Reykjavík , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Holanes

Current time in Holanes is now 05:54 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Atlantic/Reykjavik " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Sauðárkrókur, Akureyri, Selfoss, Reykjavík, and Keflavík. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Sauðárkrókur . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Holanes ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Skagaströnd Yee-Haw!!

0:03 min by Ben Kinsley
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Skagaströnd is a town in northern Iceland near the Húnaflói fjord with a population of approximately 650. It is known as the "country music capital of Iceland" as it is home of Hallbjörn Hjartarson (A ..

Iceland Trip Part 6

7:02 min by hilldogdog
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Skagaströnd Yee-Haw (in Google Earth)

0:31 min by Ben Kinsley
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"Skagaströnd Yee-Haw" project as seen in Google Earth ..


1:31 min by Baldur Magnússon
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Lauga skildi bílinn sinn eftir við Sunnuveg 9 á laugardegi og ætlaði að sækja hann um leið og færð skánaði í bænum.... þremur dögum síðar er þetta myndband tekið upp. E: Lauga left her automobile outs ..

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Interesting facts about this location


Skagaströnd is a town and municipality on the north coast of Iceland, on the east coast of the bay Húnaflói. Notable landmarks include the mountain Spákonufell and the Cap of Spákonufell. The population is 530.

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Located at 65.83 -20.32 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Municipalities of Iceland, Populated places in Iceland


Skagabyggð is a municipality in Iceland. According to the 2011 census, it had a population of 105 inhabitants. It surrounds the municipality of Skagaströnd.

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Located at 65.91 -20.28 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
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Blönduós is a town and municipality in the north of Iceland, in the county of Austur-Húnavatnssýsla, 245 km from Reykjavík. The town has a population of around 850 and a small 9-hole golf course, and is a good base for touring the Húnaflói area.

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Located at 65.67 -20.30 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Municipalities of Iceland, Populated places in Iceland, Populated places on Iceland's Route 1


The Blanda is a river in Iceland which flows northwards from the northwest side of the Hofsjökull glacier into Húnaflói bay at Blönduós. The Blanda is one of the longest rivers in the country, with a length of about 125 km, and has a catchment area estimated at 2370 km². Its source is calculated to lie at a height of 800 m. The river is one of the main salmon rivers in Iceland and has often yielded a catch of almost 3000 salmon in one summer.

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Located at 65.66 -20.30 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Rivers of Iceland