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Ólafsfjörður (GPS 66° 4’19.47″N  18°39’12.80″W) is located in North Iceland on the Tröllaskaga peninsula, part of the municipality Fjallbyggð. It has a population of 780 and the distance to Reykjavík is 401 km ( 249 miles ). There is a daily scheduled bus between Reykjavík and Ólafsjförður.

Accommodation

A list of hotels, guesthouses, cottages, airbnbs, hostels and camping sites can be found at : (http://tjalda.is/en/olafsfjordur/)

Services and leisure

Services and leisure activities include restaurants, swimming pool, 9 hole golf course, guided tours, water and jetskiing, ski and snowtours, heliskiing. Good museums include Palshus and the Natural Museum- https://www.palshusmuseum.is/enhttps://www.museumguide.is/natural-museum-olafsfjordur/ .

Annual festival

Blue North

This music festival features local music and an outdoor market. It takes place in June every year.

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Natural attractions

Stóragjá

Stóragjá rift Located in North East Iceland, by Lake Mývatn not far away from the better known canyon Grjótagjá. Stóragjá is a little-known rift located

Waterfalls

Goðafoss

Goðafoss  is located in North East Iceland. This waterfall  is of the river Skjálfandafljót, drops  12 metres and over a width of 30 meters. It

Villages

Ísafjörður

Ísafjörður (GPS 66° 4’29.39″N  23° 7’31.94″W) is located in the Westfjords, northwest of Iceland .It is the largest town of the municipality of Ísafjorður. The