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Gallow cliffs in Stafnes

Gallow cliffs in Stafnes

Gallow cliffs in Stafnes

Place of execution according to an old folk story.  Cliffs, two of which are quite high, with an inlet several fathoms deep between them. A tree betw
Basendar

Basendar

An ancient fishing outfit and a trading post just south of Stafnes. It was one of the harbours of the Danish Trade Monopoly posts comprising Hafnir,
The cod war at Básendar and Grindavík

The cod war at Básendar and Grindavík

Thorshofn

Thorshofn

During the 19th century ships started frequenting this harbour again.  The merchants of Keflavik often unloaded salt, timber and heavy merchandize the
Stafnes

Stafnes

Stafnes was a mansion in the past.  There were many fishing outfits on the property and many people lived there during the fishing seasons.  Royal fis
Hallgrímur Pétursson

Hallgrímur Pétursson

Hallgrímur (1614-74), regarded as Iceland's greatest religious poet, is best known for his Hymns of the Passion. First published in 1666, the Hymns of
The Church at Hvalsnes

The Church at Hvalsnes

The church at Hvalsnes was consecrated in 1887. Ketill Ketilsson farmer and ship owner at Kotvogur, who then owned the land at Hvalsnes financed the b
Ósar

Ósar

Inlet created because of a subsidence. Important for birdlife and marine biology.  Location: Near small village Hafnir - short walk from road 44
Settlement

Settlement

The first Icelandic settlers, who came to Iceland around 874 AD, were chiefly of Nordic extraction, mostly from the west coast of Norway. In Iceland t
Kirkjuvogur

Kirkjuvogur

Kirkjuvogur (Church Cove) was a mansion in Hafnir, an annexed church site of the Grindavik parish, which was long served by the reverends of Utskalar.
Hafnir

Hafnir

The town Hafnir owns the second most land in the Reykjanes peninsula and takes its name from two large farms Sandhöfn and Kirkjuhöfn which are now des
Airport Hotel Aurora Star

Airport Hotel Aurora Star

The hotel opened in 2012 and is in walking distance, only 100 metres, from the Keflavik Airport Terminal. The rooms are modern and spacious and offer
Andrews theater

Andrews theater

Ásbrú - Keflavík  Name of the facility: Andrews theater About the facility Description Lecture hall with a theater setting.
Officers Banquet

Officers Banquet

Ásbrú - Keflavík  Name of the facility: Andrews Banquet About the facility Description Three adjacent banquet Size
Eldey Airport Hotel

Eldey Airport Hotel

Eldey Airport Hotel is a family run hotel situated just 10 minutes drive from Keflavík International Airport and 20 minutes by car from the world famo
START Hostel

START Hostel

Start Hostel is a new hostel located on Lindarbraut 637 in Ásbrú, Reykjanes, just 8 minute drive from our International Airport in Keflavik. Start Hos

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