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Garður (GPS  64° 3’45.99″N  22°38’6.43″W) is located in south west Iceland, on the Reykjanes peninsula. It has a population of 1400 people. The distance from Reykjavík is 56 km ( 34 miles ) . There is a daily scheduled bus from Reykjavík to Garður. 

Accommodation

A list of guesthouses and camping sites can be found at : (http://tjalda.is/en/gardur/)

Services and leisure

Services and leisure activities include restaurant, swimming pool, guided hiking by the coast, bird watching by Garðskagavíti lighthouse. Also do visit the Folk museum and lighthouse-  https://www.visitreykjanes.is/en/travel/services/folk-museum-in-gardur-lighthouses

Annual festival

Sólseturshátíðin This festival also known as the sunset festival, takes place during the Summer Solstice. There are good facilities for camping and caravan parking. If weather permits, watching the sunset on the longest day of the year is quite a sight. The program over the weekend includes guided tours at the seashore, museums, bonfire and a volleyball competition to name a few.

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