Blábjörg in Berufjörður

Blábjörg in Berufjörður

Blábjörg in Berufjörður or the blue cliffs, are a national monument by Berufjörður. Known internationally as the Berufjörður acid tuff, they are welded together of acidic ash from the explosive volcanic eruption. Their bluish green colour was acquired from chlorite in...
Papey Island

Papey Island

Papey is the largest island in the East, approx. 2 km², therefore directly east of Hamarsfjörður and was the only island inhabited, but now deserted. There was one farm and a church from 1902, which is an outbuilding from Djúpivogur. The highest point of the island,...
Gautavik

Gautavik

Explore: Industrial Hemp and Aquaponics: Cultivation &Camp; Educational center. Tours start every hour. Gautavik on the north shore of the Berufjordur Bay, is an inlet which was one of East Iceland’s main harbours during the first centuries of Icelandic history. A...
Þrándarjökull

Þrándarjökull

Þrándarjökull, a glacier jewel crowning the inner ends of Hamarsdalur and Geithelladalur valleys, makes a wonderful goal for hikes grom Geithelladalur, through which most of the meltwater flows....
Djáknadys

Djáknadys

Is a loose burial mound (dys) on the north side of Hamarsfjordur. Legend has it that pastor and deacon of the local church met at this place and began arguing so violently that they killed each other. The deacon was buried simply by piling rocksover him on the spot...