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Borgarfjordur is categorised as Beachside / Adventure

Hraunfossar Waterfall
Barnafoss Waterfall (Photo Courtesy: Olikristinn)
Borgarfjörður Views (Photo Courtesy: Debivort)

Reasons to Visit
  • Borgarfjordur is a fjord in west Iceland the First piece of land in Iceland inhabited by the settlers. It is Place of origin and Prominent setting in most of the Icelandic sagas
  • Borgarfjordur is renowned for its Barren farms and beaches
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Reykjavik (60 kms)

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  • Private Driver Guide Tour, Iceland (8 Nights)
  • The Complete Iceland Experience (8 Nights)

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    Hraunfossar, famously known as 'Lava Falls' is a series of water falls originating from underground glacier in western Iceland seeping through the lava pouring into Hvita river. The beautiful natural phenomenon is being protected by the authorities since 1987.
    Natural Wonders
    Barnafoss waterfall located in western Iceland is a series of rapids flowing from the great lava plain of Hallmundarhraun. The river is forced through a narrow rocky chute with a natural bridge. A famous Icelandic saga is spun around this bridge which gives it the nickname 'Children's waterfall'.
    Natural Wonders
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    Skagafjordur is a bay comprising 3 islands located in Northern Iceland. The bay is renowned for its most prosperous agriculture regions, sheep and dairy farming and horse breeding. The community Is reputed for its choir singing, horsemanship and gatherings. Puffin island is a major tourist attraction in the bay.
    Natural Wonders

Destinations within reach from Borgarfjordur

  • Akureyri ( 322 Km )

    Akureyri is Iceland’s 2nd largest urban area and nick named Capital of the North Iceland. Akureyri more

  • Myvatn ( 412 Km )

    Mývatn is a vast scenic wetland surrounded by volcanic landforms in North Iceland. Mývatn is more

  • Vik ( 518 Km )

    Vík is the southernmost part of Iceland serves as an important transit stay for tourists. Vík more

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Nearest Airport in Borgarfjordur
  • Keflavik International Airport ( KEF ) , Reykjavik-60 Kms
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