2nd January 2020

TOP 10 things to do in Blönduós

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Blönduós is a town and municipality in the north of Iceland with a population of 895 in 2018. Like many towns and villages around Iceland, Blönduós didn’t emerge as a village until the late 19th century.

One of Blönduós’ main characteristics is that the town is split into two parts by the glacial river Blanda, for which it is named (Blöndu is an oblique case of Blanda). The old part of town (Icelandic: “gamli bærinn”), including many original houses from the late 19th and early 20th century, is located on the south side of the river.

Many of the local companies, the elementary school, supermarket, community center and sports facilities including a modern outdoor heated pool are located on the north side. On a hill above town is a church with striking architecture that is intended to resemble a volcanic crater.

Best restaurants in Blönduós

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Hótel Blanda Bistro – best choice in Blönduós

 

Best hotels in Blönduós

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Hótel Blanda-  best accommondation in Blönduós

Best things to do in Blönduós

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Salmon fishing on river Blanda

Visit Blönduóskirkja church

See nature Hrútey island

Visit Kolugljúfur Canyon

Best waterfalls near Blönduós

Kolugljufur waterfall

Swimming pool Blönduós

See northern lights

Shopping in Blönduós

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