Information about Stykkishólmur

 

Stykkisholmur is a town of about 1100 people in Snaefellsnes. It is a center of service and commerce in the area and the ferry Baldur sails from there over to Brjanslaekur in the Westfjords.

The main industries of Stykkisholmur are fishing and tourism and the town has an excellent natural harbour. Breidafjordur, from which the Baldur ferry sails, is riddled with islands and has fascinating flora, bird- and sealife, such as whales, and sailing through the fjord is highly popular for travelers. Tasting shellfish straight from the sea is also a great treat. The regional museum in Stykkisholmur is worth a visit, positioned in a beautiful old house built in 1828, as  well as the country's oldest weather station,dating from 1845.

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Attractions nearby Stykkishólmur

Berserkjahraun

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Bjarnarhöfn

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Gerðuberg

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Grundarfjörður

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Breiðafjörður

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Hítardalur

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Búðardalur

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Leifssafn

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Eiríksstaðir

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Ölkelda

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Ólafsvík

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Arnarstapi

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Erpsstaðir

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Hellnar

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Snæfellsjökull

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Snæfellsnes

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West Iceland

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Settlement Center

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Borgarnes

Borgarnes is a town of less than 2000 people, located on a peninsula at the shore of Borgarfjörður.  It's a commerce centre&nbs...

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Borgarfjörður

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