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Brákarhátíð in Borgarnes this Saturday, 29th of June!

The annual Brákaðhátíð town festival is taking place in Borgarnes this week! The streets are decorated and the town is has a schedule for each day for festivities. The highlight will this Saturday's schedule, beginning at 12:00 with all kinds of fun for kids and adults and ending with a ball late in the evening. 

We really recommend you stop by the festivities on Saturday on your way around Iceland to experience this great town-festival tradition of the villages of Iceland!

This is the Facebook page of Brákarhátíð 


West Iceland

Towns & Villages

The population centres in West Iceland are as varied as they are many. Ten places have over 50 residents and Akranes is the most densely populated with 6,500 inhabitants. 

All of the larger communities put ever-increasing emphasis on dynamic tourism where a wide selection of recreation and services are offered.   

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Map Hellissandur, Rif Grundarfjörður Stykkishólmur Búðardalur Dalir Arnarstapi Hellnar Snæfellsnes Bifröst Húsafell Reykholt Borgarfjörður Hvanneyri Borgarnes Hvalfjörður Akranes Ólafsvík