SauðárkrókurIceland

Image for While traveling in northwest Iceland, somewhere on the road to Saudarkrokur, we stopped to visit a horse farm owned by Hrossaraektarbuio Varmlaekur.  No, I can only hope the spelling is correct.

While there, we got to see this special breed of horse
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Visit Sauðárkrókur

Trip time! Discover the hot springs, coffee, and history in quaint Sauðárkrókur.

Check out sights like Tannery Visitor Centre and Saudarkrokur Heritage Museum as you discover Sauðárkrókur—an area also known for its restaurants.

Top Hotels in Sauðárkrókur

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Karuna Guesthouse Litlu-Gröf Sauðárkróki
Karuna Guesthouse Litlu-Gröf Sauðárkróki
3 out of 5
Litla-Gröf, Skagafjörour, Northwestern Region
Free Cancellation
¥8,665
per night
Jan 31 - Feb 1

Situated in Skagafjörour, this guesthouse is 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from Skagafjordur Folk Museum and within 9 mi (15 km) of Vidimyrarkirkja and Tannery Visitor Centre. ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (31 reviews)

"The property is all renovated, amazing views, located near a small town in which there’s restaurants with excellent local food, gas and grocery store. The hot tub is amazing and the host is very friendly. Would stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2019

Karuna Guesthouse Litlu-Gröf Sauðárkróki
Hotel Tindastóll and Annex
Hotel Tindastóll and Annex
3 out of 5
Lindargotu 1-3, Skagafjörour, Northwestern Region
¥11,792
per night
Feb 1 - Feb 2

Situated by the ocean, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Saudarkrokur Heritage Museum and Tannery Visitor Centre. Molduxi and Grettislaug are also within 6 ...

4.3/5Excellent! (79 reviews)
Super quaint and cute.

"Probably our favorite hotel of the trip. Quite old, but restored nicely with ALOT of character. Really enjoyed the hot spring they have. If someone is in it, wait just a bit and you will certainly be able to have it for yourself. Breakfast is quite nice in the super cute and antique downstairs dining ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2019

Hotel Tindastóll and Annex
Puffin Palace Guesthouse
Puffin Palace Guesthouse
2.5 out of 5
Aðalgata 10 and 14, Skagafjörour, Northwestern Region
¥6,897
per night
Jan 28 - Jan 29

Located in the heart of Skagafjörour, this guesthouse is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Tannery Visitor Centre and within 6 mi (10 km) of Molduxi and Grettislaug. Tindastoll ...

4/5Very Good! (26 reviews)

"Paired down rooms. All the essentials are there. Not much in terms of personal touch."…"

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2019

Puffin Palace Guesthouse

Popular things to do in Sauðárkrókur

Skagafjordur Folk Museum
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Skagafjordur Folk Museum

You can spend an afternoon exploring the galleries in Skagafjordur Folk Museum during your trip to Glaumbær. Take in the festivals and hot springs in the area.

Top activities in Sauðárkrókur

Whale Watching & Sea Angling with Iceland's oldest operator
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Whale Watching & Sea Angling with Iceland's oldest operator

¥1,079,869

Whale Watching Hauganes is Iceland's oldest whale watching tour operator, based in the heart of Eyjafjordur fjord from where the whales are usually just a few minutes away. We always see humpback whales in our tours but also minke whales, harbour porpoises and dolphins.

100 Percent Whale Watching
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100 Percent Whale Watching

¥1,079,869

Whale Watching Hauganes is Iceland's oldest whale watching tour operator, based in the heart of Eyjafjordur fjord from where the whales are usually just a few minutes away. We always see humpback whales in our tours but also minke whales, harbour porpoises and dolphins.

Ride the mountains
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Ride the mountains

¥122,721

Itinerary Before traveling up to endless acres to explore breathtaking views, we meet up at Backcountry Snowmobiling's base camp that sits at sea level from town Ólafsfjörður to get geared up. From there we head up the mountains on snowmobiles and you can take your skis/snowboard with you.

Biking Tour and Myatn Nature Baths from Reykjahlid
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Biking Tour and Myatn Nature Baths from Reykjahlid

¥12,722

We will cycle on mountain bikes from our office at Reykjahlíð village towards the geothermal area of Bjarnaflag. There we will see where our local bread “Geyser Bread” is baked in steam holes in the geothermal ground.

Art Experience
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Art Experience

¥31,944

Itinerary fter hotel pick-ups we head in the valley of Ólafsfjörður to the Ceramic Studio owned by Hófý. She is the artist of the year 2018 in the area and you will have the opportunity to learn from her.

Circus & Spa
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Circus & Spa

¥14,677

Itinerary You are probably familiar with the glamour and excitement of the circus arts as a spectator but how about entering the arena yourself? Circus arts are a great activity for groups, whether just to relax and have fun while trying new exciting things or for team building.

Reviews of Sauðárkrókur

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Aug 18, 2019

Nice place to stop for a night.