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Ólafsfjörður - www.fjallabyggd.is/english

Ólafsfjörður stands by a fjord of the same name that cuts into the Tröllaskagi Peninsula, between Skagafjörður and Eyjafjörður. It is sister town to Siglufjörður and together the municipalities are known as Fjallabyggð. Ólafsfjörður was first settled at the beginning of the 19th century, when increased emphasis on fishing attracted people to its sheltered natural harbour. The economy of the town is based on fisheries. Services in Ólafsfjörður are overnight facilities, a restaurant, nature museum, diner and fuel station, a super-market, garage and a geothermal swimming pool. Population 790

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Dalvík - www.dalvik.is/en

Dalvík is a fishing town, on the west coast of Eyjafjörður. The area is known for its hiking trails and hiking trips led by professional guides in the summer, and winter extreme sports. Recreation for tourists in the area also includes a local museum, bird exhibition and bird watching, skiing facilities, a golf course, sea angling, whale watching, and horse rental. Other services are a hotel, guesthouse, restaurant, café, diner and fuel station, a super-market, garages and a geothermal swimming pool. The scheduled ferries to Grímsey island are from the harbour in Dalvík. Population 1,359

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Profile for Þórhallur Kristjánsson

Official Tourist Guide - North Iceland  

Brochure for Norht Iceland tourism

Official Tourist Guide - North Iceland  

Brochure for Norht Iceland tourism

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