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colourful, traditional icelandic town

colourful, traditional icelandic town with a harbour for huge cruise ships,...luckily I was pretty... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
ngbs77
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Braunschweig, Germany
Nice little town

Stopped here on a cruise ship. I spent a couple of hours in the afternoon wandering around. It’s a... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
861JaneD
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

colourful, traditional icelandic town with a harbour for huge cruise ships,...luckily I was pretty much alone in the morning..there is a nice Little bakery and other cute Little Shops, in small streets with historic houses in differnet colours.The Tourist information is modern and has ist...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ngbs77
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Very friendly people. They took their time to advice us about our hiking in Hornstrandir. They know the area and the challenges. Very good and helpful advice!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Small info ctr and gifts. Cruise ship overwhelms this small town. It was raining and very cool. Many small cafes and a couple of nice bakeries have all the seats taken most of the time. We were told less than 10% of tourists to Iceland...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MaryandBobontheroad
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The fellow we spoke to was very friendly and knowledgeable. Explained to us how to drive in the tunnels when they go from 2 lanes to one lane (for use by both directions of traffic).

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on a cruise ship. I spent a couple of hours in the afternoon wandering around. It’s a small fishing town with a population of about 2,500. Very easy to explore. I walked up to the supporting fence at the back of the town...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 861JaneD
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic little town made better by using the good maps from the tourist information office. Helpful friendly staff. Give lots of important info about facilities available

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank traceyg855
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We arrived on a cruise ship and didn't have much information about what we could do in a few hours by car on a rainy day. After some discussion with a colleague, it was suggested we drive to a neighboring town via a shortish tunnel....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kerry L
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Cone here first to collect maps and info about the area. We booked a tour here and were very happy with the result.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Great little town to visit with lots of history and charm. Would thoroughly recommend walking around looking at the older buildings, the statues, sculptures and the glorious fjord backdrop

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Troonie1
Reviewed 28 June 2018

As we were off a cruise ship this proved to be a most useful location to get the basic info we needed i.e. where to get a reasonably priced coffee and some WiFI. I must admit we then got lost so I resorted to calling...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Hey, you have to go there by car and it's not easy to get there even during summer the roads can be a challange.As far as I know you can book guided tours to get there...
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