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Eyrarbakki Travel Guide
Cultural attractions, Beach, Bird Sights, Nature Reserves, Towns & Villages
820 sq km
1°C - 3°C / 33.8°F - 37.4°F
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Eyrarbakki is a fishing village in south Iceland with a population of around 570 people, located at the end of the great Þjórsá lava field. For centuries Eyrarbakki was a main port and trading centre for the south.
The oldest house in Eyrarbakki, built in 1765, features a regional folk museum and there is a charming old church in the village, built in 1890. The breaking waves seen from the seaside are breathtaking. The nature around Eyrarbakki holds a particular attraction and there are good opportunities for enjoying the rich birdlife of the area, particularly at the Flói natural reserve, north of the town.
Explore this area of Iceland on a self drive tour.