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Tourist Info Iceland - Norðurland Vestra

Visit North Iceland

Cities and Counties

Blönduósbær Húnaþing Vestra (Hvammstangi)
Visit Húnaþing Hveravellir
Skagafjörður Visit Skagafjörður
Skagaströnd Þingeyjarsveit, Laugum

Sights

Heimilisiðnaðarsafnið - Textile Museum Blönduós
Byggðasafn Skagfirðinga - Glaumbær Glaumbær (nearby Varmalíð), Skagafjordur Folk Museum
Vesturfarasetrið á Hofsósi Hofsós, The Icelandic Emigration Center
Sögusetur Íslenska Hestsins Hólar in Hjaltadalur (nearby Skagafjörður), The Horse History Centre
Selasetur Íslands Hvammstangi, icelandic seal center
Byggðasafn Húnvetninga og Strandamanna Reykjum í Hrútafirði (south of Hvammstangi)
Héraðsskjalasafn Skagfirðinga Skagafjörður, museum
Arctic Coast Way Tourist route from Hvammstangi to Bakkafjörður

Activities

Hestar og Ferðir Blönduós, horse rental and riding tours
Arinbjörn Jóhannsson Brekkulækur (nearby Hvammstangi), riding and hiking tours
Langhús Horse Tours Fljót (northeast of Hofsós), horse farm
Haukagil Haukagil (south of Blönduós), horse farm
Sundlaugin á Hofsósi Hofsós, Infinity Blue, swimming pool with a great view
Selasigling - Sealwatching.is Hvammstangi
Iceland Horse Tours Sauðárkrókur
Kakalaskáli Sturlungaslóð Skagafirði, history walks about the battle of Haugsnes
Bakkaflöt Travel Service Varmahlíð, river rafting, ice fishing, horse riding, etc.
Hestasport - Riding Tours Varmahlíð, horse riding tours
Lýtingsstaðir Varmahlíð, icelandic horse farm
Réttarholt Varmahlíð, horse riding tours
Syðra-Skörðugil Varmahlíð (Syðra-Skörðugil), horse riding tours
Varmilækur Hrossaræktarbú Varmahlíð
Viking Rafting Varmahlíð, wild water tours

Other Information

Húnahornið Blönduós, local web portal
Kidka Hvammstangi, original Icelandic pullovers, made out of icelandic wool, produced in Iceland
Samtök Sveitarfélaga á Norðurlandi Vestra Hvammstangi, association to strengthen local communities and business
Náttúrustofa Norðurlands Vestra Sauðákrókur, center for nature research
Nordic Fish Leather Sauðákrókur, tannery for exotic leather from fishskin
Rúnalist Varmahlíð (Stórhóll), studio and a small shop with crafts and products of the farm

Restaurants

B&S Restaurant Blönduós
Kiljan Guesthouse Restaurant Blönduós (Aðalgata)
Geitafell Hvammstangi (north of the village on Vatnsnes peninsula)
Hótel Laugarbakki Restaurant Bakki Hvammstangi
KK Restaurant Sauðárkrókur (Aðalgata)
Áshúsið Kaffistofan Varmahlíð
Hótel Varmahlíð Varmahlíð

Travel Agencies

Seal Travel Hvammstanga, journeys with a focus on seal watching, offers also tours to Greenland and the Faroese