Seyðisfjörður (GPS 65°15’36.07″N 14° 0’29.81″W) is located in east Iceland, situated in the fjord of the same name. It has a population of 640 people and the distance to Reykjavík is 671 km ( 416 miles ). The distance to Reykavík if you drive north Iceland or South Iceland is similar, so you cant be much further from Reykjavik, than in seyðisfjörður, this is also the same with few other towns in the east coast of Iceland.
Seyðisfjörður is the only ferry port in Iceland for passenger ships between mainland Europe and Iceland. The ship Norræna is scheduled in the summer from Seyðisfjörður, every Thursday to Denmark with astopover in The Faroe Islands. In the winter, September to May, it is scheduled every Wednesday from Seyðisfjörður.
A list of hotels, guesthouses, airbnb, cottages, and camping can be found at : (http://tjalda.is/en/seydisfjordur/ ).
Services and leisure
Services and leisure activities include restaurants, coffee houses, mountain bike rental, kayak rental, swimming pool, fishing, guided hiking tours. Museums include TheTechnical museum of East Iceland and the Fjardarsel Power Plant museum.
Fives annual festivals take place in Seyðisfjörður each year:
LungA Art Festival (http://www.visitseydisfjordur.com/project/lunga-art-festival/)
Blue Church Concert Series (http://www.visitseydisfjordur.com/project/blue-church-concert-series/)
Autumn Feast (http://www.visitseydisfjordur.com/project/autumn-feast/)
Blacksmith Festival (http://www.visitseydisfjordur.com/project/blacksmith-festival/)
Town Festival (http://www.visitseydisfjordur.com/project/town-festival/)