Sauðárkrókur

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Sauðárkrókur (GPS  65°44’32.53″N   19°38’25.37″W) is a town located in North West Iceland, part of the municipality Skagafjörður. It has a population of 2500 people and the distance to Reykjavík is 285 km ( 177 miles ).

Accommodation

There are 2 hotels , a guesthouse and camping (http://tjalda.is/en/saudarkrokur/ ) . More accomodation options are in 10-20 km radius from Sauðárkrókur.

Services and leisure

Services and leisure activities include restaurants, coffee houses, swimming pool, 9 hole golf course, snowmobile rent, horse rental, exhibitions and museum, boating trips. A short distance away , about 18 km, is the Grettislaug swimming pool.

Annual festival

Gæran

The music festival Gæran takes place in the middle of August every year. It is an indoor festival with various music bands performing during the weekend with new bands as well as well known ones.

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Natural attractions

Brúin

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