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Gaulverjabaer church

Gaulverjabær has been a church site and manor since early settlement. Loftur Gamli from Norway was Gaulverjabær’s first settler and named the place after people from Gaular in Norway, which is a province of Sogn and Fjordane. In 1930 a significant collection of 360 silver coins from the first century of Icelandic settlement was discovered at this site. The current church was built in 1909 and has now been preserved. 

Gaulverjabaer church

Gaulverjabaer church

Gaulverjabær has been a church site and manor since early settlement. Loftur Gamli from Norway was Gaulverjabær’s first settler and named the place af
Loftsstaðir

Loftsstaðir

Loftstaðir is a medieval fishing station. A great sorcerer called Galdra-Ögmundur lived there around 1600. On a hill nearby, called Loftstaðahóll, is
The Dairy Farm

The Dairy Farm

The Baugsstaðir Creamery was built in 1905. The creamery produced butter and cheese. It is now open for visitors on Saturdays and Sundays in July and
Timburhóll - Grove

Timburhóll - Grove

Timburhóll is a beautiful grove where you can relax and enjoy the surroundings. You could even barbecue using the barbecue facilities provided but use
Knarrarósviti Lighthouse

Knarrarósviti Lighthouse

Built-in 1938-1939, the lighthouse was the first one in Iceland to be built out of reinforced concrete. For a long time, the lighthouse was the talles

Rútsstaða-Suðurkot

The birthplace of the great Icelandic artist and painter Ásgrímur Jónsson (1876-1956). He was a pioneer of Icelandic visual art and the first Icelande

Fljótshólar

Believed to be the greatest panoramic site in all of Iceland.

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Björn Jónsson Vorsabær 2, Skeiða- og Gnúpverjahreppi 801 Selfoss 486-5522
Camp Boutique Loftsstaðir – Vestri 801 Selfoss 848-5805
Félagslundur félagsheimili Félagslundur 801 Selfoss 480-4370
Guesthouse Gaulverjaskóli / The Old School House Gaulverjaskóli 801 Selfoss 551-0654
Hólar Hólar 801 Selfoss 893-7389
Siggaferðir Hamarskot 801 Selfoss 772-6010
Turf house Asutur-Meðalholt 801 Selfoss 694-8108