Papey

The ferry Gísli í Papey takes you on a guided boat tour to Papey Island where you can enjoy watching seals on nearby sea cliffs and birds in the cliffs up-close, plus a two-hour guided hike around the island. Papey is a haven for bird watchers with thousands of birds,...

Snædalsfoss waterfall

Snædalsfoss waterfall is beautiful 30m tall waterfall. The water from the waterfall comes from Snædal valley and runs in to Hamarsá river. It’s an easy 30 minute walk from the cottages to the waterfall and it’s ideal to stop there for a while, listen to...

Roman Coins

In 1905 the ruins of an old viking living quarters were found in the land of Bragðavellir. Old viking ruins or turf houses are widely spread around Iceland but what was so unique about these ruins is the coin that was found there. It was a Roman coin of Probus from...

Djúpivogur

The town of Djúpivogur with its approx. 400 residents, is in a 10 min driving distance from Bragðavellir Cottages.  In Djúpivogur you’ll find a grocery store, gas station, post office, bank, museums, restaurants, an indoor swimming pool and health care...