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Roads closed for public traffic because of Icelandic championship in rally

The Icelandic championship in rally will take place in South West and West of Iceland from 23rd til 25th of August. Therefore, the following roads will be temporarily closed for public traffic.

Closing date and time settings:

23rd August – Hvaleyrarvatn from 15:30 to 17:30, Djúpavatn from 16:15 to 18:30, Kvartmílubrautin from 18:30 to 21:00

24th August – Jökulháls from 10:00 to 14:30, Eysteinsdalur from 10:00 to 14:30, Berserkjahraun from 14:00 to 18:00, Skíðsholt from 16:00 to 18:30

25. ágúst – Kaldidalur from 08:00 to 11:00, Skjaldbreiðarvegur from 09:00 to 14:00, Tröllháls from 12:30 to 15:00, Djúpavatn from 14:00 to 16:30

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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 Bjarteyjarsandur