66°04'N
23°07'W

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Grunnavík

Grunnavík

It’s only 30 minute boat ride to Grunnavík Bay, the perfect starting point for hiking on the South side of Jökulfirðir. There is a service in Sútarabúðir where you can get simple accommodation and refreshments.

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Aðalvík Bay is one of the most beautiful places in Hornstrandir Nature Reserve. The vegetation is surprisingly rich despite its Northern latitude and the valleys and beaches make the perfect setting for a great outdoor adventure.
Hesteyri is the main gateway for hikers heading into the nature reserve of Hornstrandir. In Hesteyri you will find well maintained traditional houses from around the 1900’s that are regularly used by the owners in the summer.
Hornvík Bay is the place where nature rules unchallenged. Two of the biggest cliffs in the North Atlantic that about 5-6 million seabirds call their home are placed here. Hornvík Bay is truly a nature’s lover paradise.
The fjord Veiðileysufjörður lies between Hesteyrarfjörður and Lónafjörður and no permanent habitation has been in the fjord for more than 100 years. The only remains of human presence is low grass walls after the whaling station and campers’ outhouse.