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The Settlement Center in Borgarnes

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Offering a wealth of information, the Settlement Center provides a wonderful insight into Iceland’s history. It also gives you the chance to put your visit into the context of the country’s past. The exhibitions recreate the fascinating drama of the sagas and the birth of this island nation. They also bring to life one of Iceland’s most important cultural treasures, Egils Saga.


 

The Settlement Center in Borgarnes

The Settlement Center in Borgarnes

Offering a wealth of information, the Settlement Center provides a wonderful insight into Iceland’s history. It also gives you the chance to put your
Borgarnes Museum

Borgarnes Museum

Among other things in the museum, there are two great exhibitions. One is Children Throughout a Century, which is a narrative of Iceland´s history in
Blómasetrið - Kaffi Kyrrð

Blómasetrið - Kaffi Kyrrð

In the old town of Borgarnes is a hidden gem. In the house of Skúlagata 13 you will find a gift shop. You will also find a cosy café/bar Café Kyrrð (C
Hotel Borgarnes

Hotel Borgarnes

Hotel Borgarnes is a three-star hotel in a town of 2000 inhabitants, 70 kilometres west of Reykjavík. Every effort is made to provide guests with good
Englendingavik

Englendingavik

In the old part of Borgarnes town (village) lies a beautiful cove, called "Englendingavík". The name interestingly enough means "The Englishman Cove (
Soffia´s Toy Museum

Soffia´s Toy Museum

Soffia´s Toy Museum consists of Óskar Elínar Jóhannesdóttur toy collection and the toy collection formerly found at Iðnó, in addition to toys donated
Borgarnes HI Hostel

Borgarnes HI Hostel

Borgarnes HI Hostel is in the old part of Borgarnes, next to Skallagrímur park. Centrally located by the main street and is easy to find, as it is loc
Brakarey Island Borgarnes

Brakarey Island Borgarnes

Brakarey is connected to the mainland by a bridge. The island was named after Egill's nanny and Skalla-Grimur´s slave Thorgerdur brak, after Skalla-Gr
Borgarnes

Borgarnes

Borgarnes lies in the middle of West Iceland about 75 km from Reykjavík City Centre.In Borgarnes you can create an unforgettable holiday: breakfast an
Bjossarolo - playground

Bjossarolo - playground

Bjossarolo is a playground for children in Borgarnes, not far from Edduveröld or the Settlement Centre. It was constructed by Bjorn Gudmundsson, a man
Michelle Bird Artist - Courage Creativity

Michelle Bird Artist - Courage Creativity

Art gallery and creative team building workshops for companies, clubs & families. Engage in a powerful artistic journey conductive to profound self e
Skallagrimsgardur, public park in Borgarnes

Skallagrimsgardur, public park in Borgarnes

In the heart of Borgarnes is Skallagrímsgarður, a small public park which is ideal for a picnic. The park plays an important role in Egil's Saga, as t
Borgarnes swimming pool

Borgarnes swimming pool

In the sports stadium, you will find both an outside and an inside swimming pool, hot tubs, a steam bath which is fed with steam straight from the Dei
Borgarnes Swimming pool

Borgarnes Swimming pool

In the sports stadium, you will find both an outside and an inside swimming pool, hot tubs, a steam bath which is fed with steam straight from the Dei
Geirabakarí Café Konditori

Geirabakarí Café Konditori

Geirabakarí is a bakery located in Borgarnes, only an hour‘s drive from Reykjavík. The bakery offers a variety of cakes and pastries as well as club s
Visit West Iceland

Visit West Iceland

West Iceland Marketing OfficeThe purpose of the West Iceland Marketing Office is to integrate marketing and promotion in West Iceland by conducting th
Borgarbyggd Tourist Information Center

Borgarbyggd Tourist Information Center

Borgarbyggd Tourist Information Centre is located in the shop Ljómalind, located at Brúartorg 4 in Borgarnes and provides useful information about the
Ljómalind - farmers market

Ljómalind - farmers market

Ljómalind Farmers Market is a fair trade, regional and seasonal co-op. Its aim is to offer a great variety of high quality arts and crafts, it also of
Borgarfjardarbrú bridge

Borgarfjardarbrú bridge

Borgarfjarðarbrú is the second longest bridge in Iceland after Skeiðarárbrú. It crosses Borgarfjörður, linking Borgarnes to Route 1 (the Ring Road) an
Bjarg Borgarnes

Bjarg Borgarnes

A small and cosy family-run guesthouse at a beautiful location by the ocean, on the outskirts of town Borgarnes. The guesthouse is a renovated farmhou
B59 Hotel

B59 Hotel

B59 Hotel has a total of 74 spacious rooms in the category standard, Deluxe, superior and suites. Snorri’s Kitchen and Bar serves Icelandic cuisine tr
Hotel Hafnarfjall

Hotel Hafnarfjall

Hotel Hafnarfjall is a country hotel of 16 rooms and 5 bungalows with extraordinary view and a relaxed atmosphere. All rooms have free Wi-Fi.   The ho
Borg

Borg

Originally the home of Skalla-Grimur, father of Egill, hero of Egil´s Saga. Its full name means "rock in the marshes". The farmstead was defined by Kv

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Bara Bar Brákarbraut 3 310 Borgarnes 860-0923
Borgarnes Camping ground Granastaðir við Borgarbraut 310 Borgarnes 775-1012
Böðvarsgata 3 Böðvarsgata 3 310 Borgarnes 437-1189
FOK Borgarbraut 57 310 Borgarnes 437-2277
Food Station Digranesgata 4 310 Borgarnes 430-5600
Helgugata Guesthouse Helgugata 5 310 Borgarnes 695-5857
Hvítá travel Þórólfsgata 12 310 Borgarnes 661-7173
Kria Guesthouse Kveldúlfsgata 27 310 Borgarnes 888-0740
La Colina - Pizzeria Hrafnaklettur 1b 310 Borgarnes 4370110
Matstofan - Oriental restaurant Brákarbraut 3 310 Borgarnes 437-2017
N1 - Service Station Borgarnesi v / Brúartorg 310 Borgarnes 440-1333
Olís - Service Staion v/Brúartorg 310 Borgarnes 437-1259
Sæmundur Sigmundsson Coach Rental Brákarbraut 20 310 Borgarnes 437-1333
Raufarnes Apartment Rauðanes 2 311 Borgarnes 437-1720
The Grill House Brúartorg 6 311 Borgarnes 437-1282