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Hrafnagilshverfi - www.northiceland.is

The farm Hrafnagil in Eyjafjarðarsveit was once a chieftain’s estate and the site of a church. Eyjafjarðarsveit is a thriving agricultural community, one of the best and most fertile in Iceland. Hrafnagilshverfi is a small community with a service centre for visitors. Eyjafjarðarsveit has many attractions, such as the Christmas Garden, Sverrir Hermannsson’s Sundry Collection, and several beautiful old churches. Other services are overnight facilities, a vegan restaurant, cafés and a geothermal swimming pool. Population 1,031

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Svalbarðseyri - www.northiceland.is

Svalbarðseyri is situated on the eastern shore of Eyjafjörður, overlooking Akureyri. It is a predominantly agricultural community, with farming and related food industries. The main tourist attractions are the Icelandic Folk and Outsider Arts Museum, and the vantage points overlooking Akureyri. Services are overnight facilities and a geothermal swimming pool. Population 274

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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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