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Húsavík

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'''Húsavík''' [http://www.myhusavik.com/] is a town of approximately 2500 2,500 inhabitants in [[North Iceland]]. It is the whale-watching capital of Iceland, with whales sighted on over 95% of trips during the summer. Additionally, it has gained some fame as the (in)famous home of the Icelandic Phallological Museum(since moved to Reykjavik)..
==Get in==
 You can get to Húsavík by car or by bus. The nearest domestic airport is Akureyri Airport [http://www.bookiceland.co.uk/north/akureyri/airport/] (one hour driving distance).
==Get around==
The Icelandic Phallological Museum, which used to be here, has moved to [[Reykjavik]].
*<see name="The Exploration Museum" alt="" address="Héðinsbraut 3" directions="In town center" phone="+3548487600" url="http://www.explorationmuseum.com/" hours="9.00-17.00" price="ISK 1000" lat="66.04771" long="-17.34432">The Exploration Museum is dedicated to the history of human exploration, from the early explorers to the exploration of space. The main exhibition room features photographs and artifacts from the Apollo Astronaut Training near Húsavík in 1965 and 1967. Other exhibition rooms features the history of Viking Exploration, Arctic explorers and a timeline of exploration history.</see>
 
 
==Do==
==Eat==
* <eat name="Fosshótel Húsavík" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">Has a reasonably priced restaurant/pizzeria.</eat> * <eat name="Gamli Baukur" alt="" address="" directions="on the waterfront in an old wood wooden building" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">They have an excellent selection of fish, soups, and salads. Downstairs is the small restaurant and upstairs a lively, little bar.</eat>
* <eat name="Fosshótel HúsavíkLocal Food Bistro" alt="" address="" directions="downstairs of the rts and crafts shop, near Salka restaurant." phone="" emailurl="http://www.salkarestaurant.is/" faxhours="" urlprice="" hourslat="" pricelong="">Has Light interesting courses made of local ingredients. Pretty interior and a reasonably priced restaurant/pizzeriasunny patio.</eat> *<eat name="Salka Naustið" alt="" address="Garðarsbraut 6Naustagarður 2" directions="A green yellow house right by the main road.harbour" phone="+354 464 25511520" url="http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=754759298naustid" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Restaurant/pizzeria, where is also possible to taste puffinNice and simple seafood restaurant. </eat> *<eat name="NaustiðPallurinn" alt="" address="Naustagarður 2" directions="A yellow house by behind the harbourGentle Giants ticket centre" phone="+354 464 1520496 1440" url="http://www.facebook.com/Pallurinn" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Nice and simple seafood An interesting tent restaurantwhere they grill whole lambs. Very nice food with reasonable prices. Open only Only open during the summer season.</eat>
*<eat name="Salka " alt="" address="Garðarsbraut 6" directions="green house right by the main road." phone="+354 464 2551" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Restaurant/pizzeria, where it is also possible to taste puffin.</eat>
==Drink==
*<drink name="Naustið" alt="" address="Naustagarður 2" directions="A yellow house by the harbour." phone="+354 464 1520" url="http://www.facebook.com/naustid" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Nice and simple seafood restaurant. Open only during the summer season.</drink>
*<drink name="Pallurinn" alt="" address="" directions="Behind the Gentle Giants ticket center" phone="+354 496 1440" url="http://www.facebook.com/Pallurinn" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">An interesting tent restaurant where they grill whole lambs. Very nice food with reasonable prices. Only open during the summer season.</drink>
*<drink name="Local Food Bistro" alt="" address="" directions="Downstairs of the Arts and crafts shop, near Salka restaurant. " phone="" url="http://www.salkarestaurant.is/" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Light interesting courses made of local ingredients. Pretty interior and a sunny patio.</drink>
==Sleep==
==Sleep==*<sleep name="Fosshótel Húsavík Cape Hotel" alt="Hótel Húsavíkurhöfði" address="Höfði 24Ketilsbraut 22, 640 HusavikHúsavík" directions="five minute walk to the harbour and two minute walk to the swimming pool" phone="+354 463 3399464 1003" email="" fax="" url="http://www.husavikhotelsfosshotel.com/husavik-cape-hotel/is" checkin="1415:00" checkout="1112:00" price="Double/Twin room with breakfast from EUR 150" lat="" long="">Húsavík Cape Hotel is a new 16 room A well-equipped 3* hotelin the centre of town. Single and double rooms, located at Húsavík Cape, with great view over as well as "whale-themed" superior rooms. Restaurant/pizzeria and bar facilities. Internet access free of charge. Close to the harbour and the town various shops and Skjálfandi bayservice facilities in Húsavík.</sleep>
*<sleep eat name="Húsavík guesthouseGuesthouse Arbol" alt="Gistiheimili Húsavíkur" address="Laugarbrekka 16Asgardsvegi 2, 640 Husavik" directions="five minute walk to the harbour and one minute walk to the swimming pool" phone="+354 463 3399464 2220" email="" fax="+354 464 1463" url="http://wwwarbol.husavikguesthouse1.is/" checkinhours="14:00" checkout="12:00" price="Double/Twin room with breakfast from EUR 85" lat="" long="">A friendly small cozy guesthouse, built in 1947 with 8 rooms and renovated in 2009located near the waterfront. Prices vary from 8. Húsavík guesthouse is open all year800 Kr. A great place (single bed room) during off season to stay if you are going whale watching10,600 Kr. Breakfast is served from 7:30 am til 10:00 am(single bedroom) during peak season and includes breakfast. Wireless Internet access in all rooms Bathrooms are shared but very clean and towels are provided.</sleepeat>
*<sleep name="Kaldbaks-kot cottagesHúsavík Cape Hotel" alt="Hótel Húsavíkurhöfði" address="KaldbakurHöfði 24, 640 Husavik" directions="Just 2km south of Husavik townfive minute walk to the harbour and two minute walk to the swimming pool" phone="+3544641504354 463 3399" url="http://cottageswww.ishusavikhotels.com/husavik-cape-hotel/" checkin="14:00" checkout="1211:00" price="Double/twin room with breakfast from 90 EUR€150" lat="" long="">Located on the farmland of Kaldbakur, within the town of Husavik, only 1200 meters from the town center. Eighteen Húsavík Cape Hotel is a new cottages built of timber logs16 room hotel, 18-25 square meters in sizelocated at Húsavík Cape, with all facilities (WC, shower, kitchen, TV, radio, refrigerator, kitchen utensils, toaster, stove, etc.). Big terrace. Beautiful great view. Very private over the town and convenientSkjálfandi bay.</sleep>
*'''<sleep name="Húsavík Guesthouse Arbol''', Asgardsvegi 2" alt="Gistiheimili Húsavíkur" address="Laugarbrekka 16, 640 Husavik, Phone: +354 464 2220, Fax: " directions="five minute walk to the harbour and one minute walk to the swimming pool" phone="+354 464 1463, [463 3399" url="http://arbolwww.1husavikguesthouse.is" checkin="14:00" checkout="12:00" price="Double/]. twin room with breakfast from €85" lat="" long="">A small cozy guesthouse with 8 rooms friendly guest house, built in 1947 and located near the waterfrontrenovated in 2009. Prices vary from 8Húsavík guesthouse is open all year.800 KrA great place to stay if you are going whale watching. (single bed room) during off season to Breakfast is served from 07:30 till 10:00.600Kr. (single bed room) during peak season and includes breakfast. Bathrooms are shared but very clean and towels are providedWi-Fi in all rooms.</sleep>
*'''Fosshótel Húsavík''', Ketilsbraut 22, 640 Húsavík, Phone <sleep name="Kaldbaks-kot cottages" alt="" address="Kaldbakur" directions="Just 2km south of Husavik town" phone="+354 464 1003, [3544641504" url="http://www.fosshotelcottages.is]" checkin="14:00" checkout="12:00" price="from €90" lat="" long="">Located on the farmland of Kaldbakur, within the town of Husavik, only 1. A well-equipped hotel in 2 km from the town centre . Eighteen new cottages built of town. Single and double roomstimber logs, as well as special "whale18-themed" rooms25 square meters in size, with all facilities (WC, shower, kitchen, TV, radio, refrigerator, kitchen utensils, toaster, stove, etc.). Restaurant/pizzeria and bar facilitiesBig terrace. Internet access in the lobbyBeautiful view. Close to the harbour Very private and the various shops and service facilities in Húsavíkconvenient.</sleep>
== Contact ==
The public library offers internet Internet access on public terminals at reasonable rates, and a free internet Internet connection for those traveling travelling with laptops.
==Get out==
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