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'''Seyðisfjörður''' is a city in [[East Iceland]].
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'''Seyðisfjörður''' [http://www.visitseydisfjordur.com/] is a city in [[East Iceland]].
  
 
==Get in==
 
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===By boat===
 
===By boat===
There is a weekly ferry run by Smyril line[http://www.smyril-line.com], tel +354 472 1111 - to [[Denmark]] and the [[Faroe Islands]]. The schedule is horrendously complicated but it generally departs once per week at 8AM during the summer half the year (April-June and August-October) , and at 1PM during high season (June-August). Check website for details. Due to the limited market, and rough conditions, prices are very high. A return journey to Denmark for instance will set you back €280-590 with a car or €120-250 per passenger, depending on the season, excluding a supplement fare for a cabin or bed.
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There is a weekly ferry run by Smyril line [http://www.smyril-line.com] from the [[Faroe Islands]] (duration: 1-2 days) and to [[Hirtshals]], [[Denmark]] (3-4 days). The ferry departs once per week on Tuesday 8pm during the low season (April-June and August-October), and on Thursday 10am during high season (June-August). A return journey to [[Denmark]] for instance will set you back €280-590 with a car or €120-250 per passenger, depending on the season, excluding a supplement fare for a cabin or bed. Remember to book in advance, as prices vary a lot.
  
 
=== By bus===
 
=== By bus===
The nearest Airport in [[Egilsstaðir]], about 30 minutes away, has regular flights to the capital, there is a daily bus to Seyðisfjörður connecting with the flights stopping in central Egilsstaðir on route. From central Egilsstaðir there are one or two additional departures per day during the summer, as well as the option to change to several bus lines connecting to other parts of Iceland. The buses are run by Ferðaþjónusta Austurlands (tel.: 472 1515) which has no website, but the city administration website [http://sfk.is] maintains a an updated schedule.
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The nearest Airport in [[Egilsstaðir]], about 30 minutes away, has regular flights to the capital. There are several buses a day to Seyðisfjörður connecting with the flights stopping in central Egilsstaðir on route. From central Egilsstaðir there are one or two additional departures per day during the summer, as well as the option to change to several bus lines connecting to other parts of Iceland. The buses are run by Ferðaþjónusta Austurlands (tel.: 472 1515) which has no website, but the city administration website [http://sfk.is] maintains a an updated schedule.
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
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[[Image:Seyðisfjörður lagoon.jpg|thumb|The town of Seyðisfjörður]]
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* Technical Museum of East Iceland[http://www.tekmus.is website]
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
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* Lots of hiking paths in the neighborhood, from half an hour to several days.
  
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
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* 24/7 ATM in the bank, about 100m in front of the ferry terminal
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* Post office next to the bank
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* Supermarket
  
 
==Eat==
 
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==Drink==
 
==Drink==
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*<drink name="Art" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long=""></drink>
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==Sleep==
 
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[[Image:Hotel Snaefell.jpg|thumb|Hotel Snaefell (part of Hotel Aldan), with twin chimneys, was formerly a post office, hotel, and restaurant, and was home to the first jukebox in east Iceland]]
 
* <sleep name="Hótel Aldan" alt="" address="Nordurgata 2" directions="" phone="+354 472-1277" email="" fax="" url="http://www.simnet.is/aldanhf/" checkin="" checkout="" price="from 6800 ISK"></sleep>
 
* <sleep name="Hótel Aldan" alt="" address="Nordurgata 2" directions="" phone="+354 472-1277" email="" fax="" url="http://www.simnet.is/aldanhf/" checkin="" checkout="" price="from 6800 ISK"></sleep>
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* <sleep name="Hostel Seyðisfjörður" alt="" address="Ránargata 9, Seyðisfjörður, Iceland" directions="Follow the cost in the Eastern direction for 200m from the ferry terminal" phone="" email="seydisfjordur@hostel.is" fax="" url="http://www.hihostels.com/dba/hostels-Sey%C3%B0isfj%C3%B6r%C3%B0ur-026020.en.htm" checkin="" checkout="" price="2900 ISK (dorm), 8000 ISK (private room for 2). Cooking and washing facilities. Free Wi-Fi">Open April 1st - November 1st</sleep>
  
 
* <sleep name="Hafaldan youth hostel" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="+354 472-1410" email="hafaldan@simnet.is" fax="" url="http://www.simnet.is/hafaldan/staying.htm" checkin="" checkout="" price="2500 ISK"></sleep>
 
* <sleep name="Hafaldan youth hostel" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="+354 472-1410" email="hafaldan@simnet.is" fax="" url="http://www.simnet.is/hafaldan/staying.htm" checkin="" checkout="" price="2500 ISK"></sleep>
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==Contact==
 
==Contact==
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* Free Wi-Fi at the information center, right in front of the ferry terminal.
  
 
==Get out==
 
==Get out==
  
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* [[Egilsstaðir]]
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*[http://trip-to-iceland.com/lunga-art-festival-in-seydisfjordur-july/ LungA - festival in Seyðisfjörður in July]
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[[nl:Seyðisfjörður]]
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[[WikiPedia:Seyðisfjörður]]

Latest revision as of 20:09, 21 July 2013

Seyðisfjörður [1] is a city in East Iceland.

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Get in[edit]

The MS Norröna ferry in port at Seyðisfjörður

By boat[edit]

There is a weekly ferry run by Smyril line [2] from the Faroe Islands (duration: 1-2 days) and to Hirtshals, Denmark (3-4 days). The ferry departs once per week on Tuesday 8pm during the low season (April-June and August-October), and on Thursday 10am during high season (June-August). A return journey to Denmark for instance will set you back €280-590 with a car or €120-250 per passenger, depending on the season, excluding a supplement fare for a cabin or bed. Remember to book in advance, as prices vary a lot.

By bus[edit]

The nearest Airport in Egilsstaðir, about 30 minutes away, has regular flights to the capital. There are several buses a day to Seyðisfjörður connecting with the flights stopping in central Egilsstaðir on route. From central Egilsstaðir there are one or two additional departures per day during the summer, as well as the option to change to several bus lines connecting to other parts of Iceland. The buses are run by Ferðaþjónusta Austurlands (tel.: 472 1515) which has no website, but the city administration website [3] maintains a an updated schedule.

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

The town of Seyðisfjörður
  • Technical Museum of East Icelandwebsite

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Lots of hiking paths in the neighborhood, from half an hour to several days.

Buy[edit][add listing]

  • 24/7 ATM in the bank, about 100m in front of the ferry terminal
  • Post office next to the bank
  • Supermarket

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Skaftfell, nettk@fe og bistro, Austurvegur 42, [4].  edit

Drink[edit][add listing]


Sleep[edit][add listing]

Hotel Snaefell (part of Hotel Aldan), with twin chimneys, was formerly a post office, hotel, and restaurant, and was home to the first jukebox in east Iceland
  • Hótel Aldan, Nordurgata 2, +354 472-1277, [5]. from 6800 ISK.  edit
  • Hostel Seyðisfjörður, Ránargata 9, Seyðisfjörður, Iceland (Follow the cost in the Eastern direction for 200m from the ferry terminal), (), [6]. Open April 1st - November 1st 2900 ISK (dorm), 8000 ISK (private room for 2). Cooking and washing facilities. Free Wi-Fi.  edit

Contact[edit]

  • Free Wi-Fi at the information center, right in front of the ferry terminal.

Get out[edit]



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