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Geirsholmi

During the Sturlung Age 1220 - 1264, a company of men led by Svarthofdi Dufguson, a follower of Sturla Sighvatsson used the island Geirsholmi as a base for raiding the surrounding countryside.

The tourist service at Bjarteyjarsandur nearby offers storytelling trips about Geirsholmi.

Geirsholmi
GPS Points N64° 22' 56.221" W21° 27' 27.816"
Postal code

301

Road number

47

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War and Peace Museum
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  • Hvalfjarðarströnd
  • 301 Akranes
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War and Peace Museum
Camping
  • Hvalfjarðarströnd
  • 301 Akranes
  • 433-8877

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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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