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Borgarfjordur Eystri is situated 90 miles (145 kilometers) east of Myvatn and about 260 miles (418 kilometers) east of the national capital, Reykjavik.
Borgarfjordur Eystri isn't the only place in this popular region worth experiencing; visitors with plenty of time can also take a day trip or two to experience the special qualities of the nearby countryside, towns and cities. Examples of places in the vicinity of Borgarfjordur Eystri are Seydisfjordur, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the north, and Egilsstadir, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northeast.
There can be times when one of the most effective ways to get to know a place is by tapping into the expertise of locals. This region offers some fascinating guided nature walks.
To really get a taste for the local customs, make sure you visit the region's cafés and restaurants. These are great places to rub shoulders with locals and try dishes that are commonly eaten here. Two of the region's favourite ingredients are lamb and root vegetables such as rutabagas and carrots. Are you ready to order saltfiskur (dried and salted fish) or harofiskur (jerky type fish)? Both meals are a favorite choice in this region. To finish your dining experience, be sure to order mondlukaka (almond cake).
Vacations are about making friends with new people and enjoying fresh horizons. Borgarfjordur Eystri is a good choice for such a break.
Situated by the sea, this guesthouse is within a 10-minute walk of Lindarbakki House and Bakkageroi Church. Innra Hvannagil Gorge is 6.4 mi (10.2 km) away.
Situated by the ocean, this guesthouse is within a 10-minute walk of Lindarbakki House and Bakkageroi Church. Innra Hvannagil Gorge is 6.4 mi (10.3 km) away.
Situated in Eidar, this guesthouse is 7.8 mi (12.6 km) from Fardaga Waterfall and 8.4 mi (13.5 km) from East Iceland Heritage Museum. Lagarfljot and Blaa Kirkjan are also within 25 mi (40 km).