Accommodation in a separate building at the farm. 6 rooms with private facilities and 3 rooms without private facilities, kitchen, big living room, hot pot and BBQ.
Convenient for small groups. Interesting sites and hiking possibilities in the area such as the great canyon of Vatnsdalur with many waterfalls. The Saga of Vatnsdæla took place in this area.
Open: All year.
Farm animals: Sheep, horses and hens.
Shopping/Swimming pool/Golf: Blönduós 32 km.
English, Dutch, German and Scandinavian spoken.
How to find?
Hof I in vatnsdal is by road no. 722
From Borgarnes: as you leave village Borgarnes, direction Akureyri on road no. 1 then you come to a traffic circle. Take the exit into road no 1 in direction of Akureyri. You need to drive for about 150 km on road no. 1 (passing the heath Holtavörðuheiði) before turning right into road no. 722. Note that there are two exits from road no. 1 into road no. 722, take the 2nd one just after crossing the river Vatnsdalsá. Stay on road no. 722 for about 16 km and you come to the farm Hof.
From Akureyri: You leave Akureyri on road no. 1, direction Reykjavík. Stay on road no 1 for about 165 km (passing through the villages Varmhlíð and Blönduós) before turning left into road no. 722. Note that there are two exits from road no. 1 into road no. 722, take the first one just before crossing the river Vatnsdalsá. Stay on road no. 722 for about 16 km and you come to the farm Hof.
Jón Gíslason, Eline Schrijver