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Dalvík (GPS 65°58’13.77″N 18°31’42.03″W) is in North Iceland, located on the west side of the fjord Eyjafjörður at Tröllaskagi peninsula It has a population of 1400 people. The distance from Reykjavik is 412 km ( 256 miles )by road. There is a daily scheduled bus from Reykjavik to Dalvík.

Accomodation

A list of hotels, guesthouses and camping can be found at : (http://tjalda.is/en/dalvik/).

Services and leisure

Services include restaurants, grocery store.

Leisure activities include a 9 hole golf course, horse rental, hiking, whale watching, and sea angling.

Annual festival

Fiskidagurinn Mikli

In early August every year, the festival “Fiskidagurinn mikli” takes place in Dalvík. Otherwise known as the great fish day. Between 11:00 and 17:00, guests are invited to a free fish buffet at the harbour in Dalvík. In the evening there is a concert with live music with many well known Icelandic bands playing their music. There is a firework display late in the evening .This is one of the biggest festivals in Iceland, with over 30.000 people visiting Dalvik.

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Villages

Selfoss

Selfoss is a part of the municipal Árborg along with the villages of Eyarbakki, Stokkseyri  and farms between them called Sandvíkurhreppur.  Selfoss is the largest

Natural attractions

Hljóðaklettar

Hljóðaklettar means rocks that echo  due to accoustic effects. It is located in North East Iceland. It is in Jökulsárgljúfur Canyon which is part of

Waterfalls

Axlarfoss

Axlarfoss is located in South Iceland in the highlands north east of Mýrdalsjökull glacier not too far from the Syðri Fjallabak route. It is situated