North Iceland

Sauðaneshús, the old vicarage on the church estate 7km north of town (en route to Langanes), provides insights into how locals lived a century ago, and houses a cafe.

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1. Arctic Henge

24.45 MILES

The striking stone arches of Arctic Henge are the darling of many a brochure, and in real life they live up to the exalted mood. The massive stone circle…

2. Melrakkaslétta

29.12 MILES

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