Sæluvika / Week of Joy

Posted on Jan 14, 2014

Sæluvika / Week of Joy

In the last week of April, the people of Skagafjörður celebrate a major annual culture and arts festival, the Week of Joy. The diverse range of events should suit the interests of everyone, with a focus on music, art, drama and interesting information, spiced with pure enjoyment and delicious food. More information available on...

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Skiing adventure

Posted on Jan 14, 2014

Skiing adventure

For those wanting to try out the skiing in North Iceland, Hotel Varmahlíð is an ideal location, as it is only about an hour’s drive from the lifts at Akureyri, Siglufjörður and Dalvík and only half an hour from the excellent local skiing slopes at Tindastóll mountain. Tindastóll makes a great choice for the whole family, with its excellent, friendly staff providing all necessary services....

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Knitting in North Iceland

Posted on Jan 14, 2014

Knitting in North Iceland

Knitting is a big part of the culture in Iceland and at Hótel Varmahlíð the local knitters meet regularly and knit together especially during the winter season. At the Restaurant Cafe, advice is being exchanged, work shown off as well as all the new gadgets and recipes the knitters have discovered while enjoying the good coffee and catering the Hotel has to offer. The social aspect of knitting is very important and it’s a great opportunity for the locals to meet up and enjoy spending time...

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Happy New Year!

Posted on Dec 5, 2013

We welcome another great year in the North of Iceland. The weather has been very calm and beautiful, temperature around 0°c/32°F

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