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The small village of Stokkseyri is renowned for its beautiful seashore, breaking waves and birdlife. Rich handicraft and cultural life is held in high esteem in Stokkseyri. Workshops and galleries, a Ghost Center and the Elves, Trolls Stokkseyri, pop. 497 is a charming village which is renowned foru its beautiful seashore, breaking waves and birdlife. Rich handcraft and cultural life is held in high esteem in Stokkseyri. Workshops and galleries, Ghost Center and the Elves and Northern Lights Museum are all situated in a Cultural Center, - an old fish processing factory that has found a new role due to changes in the fishing industry. The Wildlife Museum is dedicated to hunting and wildlife, it contains a large number of mammals and birds, and the bunkhouse Þuríðarbúð shows an excellent example of how fishermen had to make use of what nature provided. Stokkseyri also offers a splendid seafood restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, kayak sailing tours and a campsite. Further east form Stokkseyri si the Knarraósviti lighthouse, whose architectural design is an interesting blend of functionalism and art nouveau.

GPS Points N63° 50' 4.975" W21° 3' 18.107"
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The Dairy Farm
  • Baugsstaðir
  • 825 Stokkseyri
  • 483-1082
Pipeorgan workshop and exhibition
  • Hafnargata 9
  • 825 Stokkseyri
  • 861-1730
The Wildlife Museum
  • Eyrarbraut 49
  • 825 Stokkseyri
  • 483-1558, 896-6131
Aurora Experience
Travel Agency
  • Hafnargata 9
  • 825 Stokkseyri
  • 842-5610, 895-0020


Strandgata 8B
  • Strandgata 8B
  • 825 Stokkseyri
  • 551-4181, 660-2050
Guesthouse Heba
Bed & Breakfast
  • Íragerði 12
  • 825 Stokkseyri
  • 565-0354
Stokkseyri Camping site
  • Sólvellir
  • 825 Stokkseyri
  • 896-2144
  • Vonarland
  • 825 Stokkseyri


Shellskálinn Fast Food
  • Hásteinsvegur 2
  • 825 Stokkseyri
  • 483-1485
History and Culture
Thuridar cottage

Þuríðarbúð was erected in 1949 in memory of Þuríður Einarsdóttir and old working procedures.

History and Culture
Stokkseyrarkirkja - church

There has been a church in Stokkseyri for centuries. Its current church is the fifth one and was built in 1886. The main building material is wood, surfaced with corrugated iron. A common held belief was that if the church door would be kept open a ship would not sink and well into the 20th century the church door was propped open when ships were at sea in bad weather.

History and Culture
Icelandic Wonders

The Ghost Centre is located in the same building as the Icelandic Wonders museum. It features all of Iceland's most famous ghosts. Ghost appearances are frequently mentioned in the sagas, dating back to the beginning of Icelandic history. Ghosts can appear in all living shapes or forms and some of these are still around today. Upon entry, guests are provided with a CD-player to guide them through the 24 ghost stories. Guests walk through the ghost-maze, where they will experience the stories in the environment where the spooky tales actually happened. The stories can be listened to in Chinese, English, German, French, Scandinavian, Japanese, Russian and Icelandic. In the reception area guests will find our Ghost Bar with drinks and a fabulous view of the ocean.

History and Culture
Baugstadir Creamery

The creamery was established by local farmers in 1905 and operated until 1952. Its products were butter and cheese. The Baugsstaðir creamery was powered by a water wheel and is the only one of Iceland's creameries that still retains its original equipment. A little to the west are the ruins of the creamery's storage, which was an icehouse and used to store products before they were transported to market. The creamery's main markets were in England as well as in Iceland.

South Iceland

Towns & Villages

The south of Iceland has several towns and villages, each with its own style, charm and points of interest. Selfoss is the largest town and has a variety of shops, services, many restaurants and fast food places. Most towns are close to the main route, making them accessible and enjoyable.

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Map Höfn Kirkjubæjarklaustur Vík Vestmannaeyjar Hvolsvöllur Flúðir Laugarvatn Reykholt Laugarás Borg Brautarholt Hveragerði Árnes Selfoss Hella Stokkseyri Eyrarbakki Þykkvibær Þórlákshöfn