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júlí, 2017

  • 6 júlí

    Activities this weekend – Live music, pub crawl and Skotthúfan

    People will most likely find some entertainment to satisfy their needs this weekend. Thursday the 6th of July two concerts will be held in Stykkishólmur at the same time. A group of musicians will perform some jazz-classics made famous by Monica Zetterlund in Stykkishólmskirkja (the church). Click here for the …

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júní, 2017

  • 23 júní

    Midsummer Night – Events

    At midnight tonight Midsummer Night begins, or Jónsmessa, as it’s called in Iceland. According to Icelandic folklore cows begin to talk and seals will take human form. You might even meet some elves. During Midsummer Night the sun doesn’t set. It is believed that people can find rocks and stones with magical abilities. For …

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  • 16 júní

    Local news in english

    Snæfellingar.is is a local news site, covering affairs in the Snæfellsnes peninsula. We’ve decided to publish articles and news in english. The articles will be aimed at tourists and will hopefully give answers to things that local people find obvious but might be curious for people travelling around. For example, …

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  • 16 júní

    June 17th – Icelandic National Day

    Tomorrow (sat. June 17) Icelanders will celebrate their Independence. On that day, in 1944, Iceland gained independence from Danish rule and the Republic of Iceland was founded. The date coincides with the birthday of Jón Sigurðsson, the leader of the Icelandic Independence movement. Visitors will most likely see a parade led by a …

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