Borgarfjrur eystri

Borgarfjrur eystri
Borgarfjrur eystri

BogginnIf you want to experience untouched wilderness and epic landscape in the peace of fjords and inlets, than you should visit Borgarfjrur eystri.There are only 130 inhabitants in the magical place Borgarfjrur eystri. The area is known for spectacular landscape which is a dream for every outdoor enthusiast. The town derives its name from the lfaborg (Elf Rock). Some of the locals believe that the queen of the elves lives in the lfaborg. In other words, Borgarfjrur eystri is the place where fairytales take place, there are elves in the hills, trolls in the mountains and strange creatures living in the sea.

BogginnIn Borgarfjrur are some of the most populated elfin settlements in Iceland and a tremendous variety of hiking routes. There are 27 hiking options around Borgarfjrur. A multitude of these hiking routes lie in an area called Vknaslir or The Trails of the Deserted Inlets.

BogginnBorgarfjrur eystri is a genuine Icelandic fishing village with a small boat fishery but in addition the harbour has the best access to puffins in Iceland, where you can observe the birds from a distance of two metres. The community there is known for hospitality and their local cuisine consists of high quality ingredients like fish brought in fresh every day.

BogginnPhotos by Hafr Snjlfur Helgason.


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