Welcome to “Fjalladýrð” -“The Mountain Marvels” – of farm Möðrudalur where you´ll find a guesthouse, a camping ground and a café/resturant, as well as organized tours. We are located midway between Mývatn and Egilsstadir, on road 901, just 10 minutes´ drive from the ring road.
Möðrudalur´s “Mountain Marvels” offer accommdation space for up to 27 people in made-up beds, single as well as double rooms. A camping ground is also at hand.
A small shop, and the restaurant “Fjallakaffi” – “The Mountain Café” awaits you with homemade cakes and “kleinur”, – an Icelandic doughnuts treat -, not to mention the renowned Icelandic lamb. All this is to be found on our menu.
Möðrudalur is the highest settled farm in Iceland, 469 meters (almost 1.539 feet) above sea-level. It has been inhabited since early settlement in Iceland. Möðrudalur has served as a presbitery for centuries. From this starting point you can choose from a range of guided trips to the highland north of glacier Vatnajökull
Cooking facilities. Please contact us for prices and booking information.
Ekra has 2 cottages, erected in 2005. One disposes of a bedroom w. double bed while the other has a double bed and a berth. Both boast well-garnished, convenient living rooms, a full-fledged kitchen and a WC with shower.
Bed covers, linens and towels are available and grills are at hand for outdoor-cooking.
Ekra offers a fine view of river Lagarfljót and the surrounding girdle of mountains. Idyllic lakes and ponds are but a stone´s throw away, some of which are renowned for copious angling possibilties.
Service centre Egilsstaðir is only 30 km. away, as is the picturesque former school centre of Eiðar with romantic woodland walks and nice islets. The 19th century traditional farm of Galtastaðir is around the corner, portaying the long lost architecture and ways of rural Iceland of days past. The luring hiking area of Stórurð is but a few miles away, offering a unique Iceland outdoor experience. Furthermore, the fantastic fjords of the East are all within grasp, each endowed with its own particular characteristics and charm.
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