Where is the Settlement Center?

Where is the Settlement Center?
Nestled in the picturesque coastal village of Borgarnes, just an hour north of Reykjavik, the Settlement Center is situated in the heartland of one of Iceland’s most famous medieval tales: Egils Saga.
Your route

From Reykjavik you take road No. 1 towards Akureyri. When you reach Borgarnes, turn left at the junction and take the main road through the village. You will find us on the left hand side, by the coast, in two of Borgarnes’s oldest houses.

Address: Brakarbraut 13-15, 310 Borgarnes
Telephone: +354 437 1600
Email: landnam@landnam.is

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A free guided tour – on your smartphone!
Make the most of your visit to Iceland by downloading our free guided tour – straight to your phone. The tour leads you from KEFLAVIK airport to REYKJAVIK and then on to the Settlement Center in BORGARNES.

Have a safe journey. We look forward to seeing you!

Discover while you travel
Make the most of your visit to Iceland by downloading our free guided tour – straight to your phone. The tour leads you from KEFLAVIK airport to REYKJAVIK and then on to the Settlement Center in BORGARNES.
A personal guide that knows where you are
With the help of GPS navigation your smartphone guide automatically detects your location, giving you great insights into your surroundings. It’s like having your own personal guide.
How to get your smartphone tour guide

Get the Locatify SmartGuide at the App Store or Play Store. Look for the map of Iceland and zoom in on Keflavik Airport, then select the tour. You can also download the app at home and listen to it before you arrive. Simply choose manual instead of GPS mode.