Seydisfjordur (Iceland)

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Region
Iceland - Greenland - Faroe Islands

Local Time
18:41 21 Jul 2017

Coordinates
65.26397 N, -14.00603 W

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Seydisfjordur is a town and municipality in Iceland's Eastern Region located at the innermost point of a fjord of the same name. The total area of Seydisfjordur is 213 km2 (82 ml2). In 2014 its population was just 665 inhabitants.

A road over Seydisfjordur mountain pass connects the town to the rest of Iceland; 27 km (17 miles) to the ring road and Egilsstadir. Seydisfjordur is surrounded by mountains on all sides, of which the most prominent are Strandartindur (1010 m) to the East and Mt.Bjolfur to the West (1085 m). The fjord is accessible on each side from Seydisfjordur, by following the main road leading through the town. However, further out the fjord is comparatively remote but rich with puffin colonies and ruins due to former activity like nearby Vestdalseyri, from where Seydisfjordur's local church was transported.

Every week the car ferry MS Norrona of Smyril Line comes to Seydisfjordur from Hirtshals, Denmark and Torshavn in Faroe Islands. Until January 2009 it called at Bergen and Scrabster.

The town of Seydisfjordur is famous for its old wooden buildings. Within its urban fabric it features remnants of urban street configurations. There are also facilities for campers, camping ground, hotels, hospital, swimming pool, liquor store, library, post office, and other retail activity. Seydisfjordur boasts a vibrant cultural scene with arts centre, local heritage museum, Technical Museum and the only 2 cinemas in the east of Iceland. LungA art festival takes place in July. Dieter Roth, world-renowned artist, had a residence and art studio in the town. Dieter Roth Academy is centered in Skaftfell cultural center.

Several waterfalls are found in Dieter Roth. A popular hiking path begins at the town center and follows the East bank of Fjardara, the river flowing through the center of Seydisfjordur. There are a total of 25 waterfalls further up the river. During the winter months, a skiing area is used in Fjardarheidi mountain pass.

Skalanes nature and heritage centre lies 17 km (10.6 mi) east of the town. This unique nature reserve is home to a vast range of wildlife and caters for visitors and anyone who wants to explore the fjord's south side.


Highlights: Norwegian villages, Lake Logurinn, Hengifoss

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Port Seydisfjordur cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Seydisfjordur, Iceland. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

Day Ships in port
Monday
3 July, 2017
Columbus(arriving at 12:00 - departing at 18:00)
Thursday
6 July, 2017
Black Watch(arriving at 06 Jul - departing at 06 Jul)
Sunday
9 July, 2017
Star Legend(arriving at 18:00 - departing at 13:00)
Saturday
15 July, 2017
Marco Polo(arriving at 12:00 - departing at 18:00)
Sunday
16 July, 2017
Star Legend(arriving at 18:00 - departing at 13:00)
Wednesday
19 July, 2017
Star Pride(arriving at 18:00 - departing at 13:00)
Thursday
20 July, 2017
AIDAcara(arriving at 09:00 - departing at 17:00)
Sunday
23 July, 2017
Star Legend(arriving at 18:00 - departing at 13:00)
Monday
24 July, 2017
Costa Magica(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 24 Jul)
Wednesday
26 July, 2017
Magellan(arriving at 12:00 - departing at 18:00)
Star Pride(arriving at 18:00 - departing at 13:00)
Sunday
30 July, 2017
Star Legend(arriving at 19:00 - departing at 13:00)