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Hofsós is a peaceful seaside village on the Eastern shore of Skagafjörður Fjord, with over 400 years of history. Services in Hofsós include options like, cosy restaurant, a grocery store, a fuel station, a swimming pool and a campground. We recommend these places in Hofsós and around


The Hofsós Swimming Pool

The Hofsós Swimming Pool is fast becoming one of the best known pools in Iceland as well as the most popular tourist attraction in Skagafjörður.

10 minute drive


Retro Mathús

Retro Mathús is a small cozy restaurant that offers good variety of food for everyone to enjoy, best to call to reserve a table. Our guest also get 10% discount.

10 minute drive


30 minute drive

Oldest stone church in Iceland

Hólar Cathedral is the oldest stone church in Iceland, constructed in 1763. A number of historically important items are on display.


10 minute drive

 Convenience store

N1 petrol station

At KS in Hofsós is open all year around.

There you will find a convenience store, N1 petrol station and refreshments.


30 minute drive

Langhús horse tours

Langhús farm is a family-owned horse rental that offers many different types of tours. Perfect for families or friends to experience real Icelandic horseback riding surrounded by the natural landscape. Visit their website to book a tour:


10 minute drive

Icelandic Emigration Center

The Icelandic Emigration Center is a history museum and Icelandic ancestry research center. The museum exhibits tell the story of the thousands of Icelanders that left for Canada and the United States during the years 1870-1914. The museum is open daily from 11am-6pm, June 1st- September 1st, and by appointment. You can find more information on the website

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