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Explore food and drink from around Hvalfjörður and Akranes. 

Galito
Galito Restaurant offers a wide variety of courses from the á la carte menu and group menus.  Open Mondays-Thursdays from 11:30-21:00, Fridays from 11:30-22:00, Saturdays from 12:00-22:00 and Sundays from 16:00-21:00.
Bjarteyjarsandur Farm
The Bjarteyjarsandur farm is owned and operated by three different families, all specializing in their different fields; i.e. farming, tourism, education, food processing, and machine work. The farm is situated in a beautiful by the fjord with a lovely seashore. The same family has lived in Bjarteyjarsandur since 1887. The Bjarteyjarsandur Family Farm welcomes guests all year round for seasonal farm visits and activities, local food, and guided tours. There is accommodation available for all guests on our friendly campsite, in our mountain cottages, and in the old farmhouse.  We welcome you to visit a working sheep farm, where you can experience real Icelandic sheep farming. A great way to dive into Icelandic culture and experience the crisp fresh air of rural Iceland. Activities such as sheep shearing, wild mussel picking, and more, vary from season to season, however tours run year-round. Bjarteyjarsandur Farm emphasises high quality products, produced in an environmentally sustainable way. We produce free-range lamb, pigs, and chicken, organic vegetables, wild berries, and a variety of produce from our protected seashore.
War and Peace Museum
The unique and remarkable history of the occupation period in Iceland 1940-45 unfolds at the War and Peace Museum. Our exhibition tells the story of how a peaceful countryside was transformed, in the context of world events and its importance to the victory of the Allies in World War 2. Here you can explore our high-quality collection of artifacts and feel the memories from this fateful time of upheaval. During your stop you can relax in our cozy café "The White Falcon", which serves light meals and Icelandic delicacies and check out our collection of souvenirs in the gift shop. Open 1st June - 26th August: Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 13:00 to 17:00, Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 to 17:00. Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. Large camping ground for tents and campers. Electric outlets are available and the camping ground has two large charcoal grills, a playground for the children and good restroom facilities. Showers are available and dishwashing facilities as well. The area also offers a dumping station for portable toilets. The camping site is open from June 1st - August 26th.
Hótel Glymur
A friendly hotel with beautiful villas in the Glymur Village. We are situated just a short drive from Reykjavík in a spectacular view over Whale fjord. Relaxed environment and a restaurant that offers everything a hungry stomach needs.. Executive rooms - the hotel has 22 executive rooms. All rooms are on two floors with a bathroom and a sitting room on the lower floor and the sleeping area on the upper floor. The rooms have high speed wireless internet access, flat screen TV with around 10 channels including a 24- hour news channel and a movie channel, telephone, a hairdryer and a coffee machine. Suites - Guðríðarstofa is a 37 square meter suite with a massage bath tub, 20” flat screen TV, adjustable beds with massage, espresso machine and stereo equipment (CD and radio). Named after the famous 16th century poet’s wife. Hallgrímsstofa is a 46 square meter suite with a massage bath tub, 20” flat screen TV in the bedroom and a 28” TV in the living room, adjustable beds with massage, espresso machine and stereo equipment (CD and radio). Named after a famous 16th century poet that lived in the church down by the hotel. Villas - the Villas are designed in two sizes with emphasis on elegance and style. Guests enjoy the spectacular view overlooking Whale fjord through grand windows facing south. Each Villa is designed with bedrooms, bathrooms and open space kitchen equipped with state of the art appliances. Leather sofas, large screen TV, dining table and beautiful art pieces help create the unique theme of each villa/house. Restaurant - Hótel Glymur provides the best in Icelandic culinary art that includes a variety of gourmet dishes. The breathtaking views from the hotel´s restaurant are an added bonus. We serve buffets, á la carte and set menus for both groups and individuals.  Open for groups only fall and winter 2021-2022. At the hotel there are fully equipped conference facilities and outdoor hot tubs.
Hotel Laxárbakki
Hotel Laxárbakki is situated on the bank of Laxá River, along the Ring Road, only 12 km from Akranes and 20 km from Borgarnes. Accommodation in rooms with private and shared bathroom and in a cottage. Kitchen facilities for all guests and access to a washing machine. Hot tub and sauna. The hotel restaurant is open from morning into the evening. Diverse activity options in the area and the location is only a short drive away from many tourist attractions and points of interest in Southwest Iceland.