The Settlement Center

Brßkarbraut 13 - 15 - 310 Borgarnes

Tel: +354 437 1600

open all year 10am-9pm



The Settlement Center is located in the village of Borgarnes just one hour drive from Reykjavik on road no 1 towards the north. 


TripAdvisor has awarded The Settlement Center The Certificate of Excellence three years in a row.


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The Saga of the Viking Heritage.


Settlement Exhibition - Egils Saga Exhibition

In two exhibitons The Settlement Center tells the Saga of The Settlement of Iceland and Iceland┤s most famous viking and first poet Egill Skallagrimsson.


It gives the traveler a good foundation for further knowledge when traveling in Iceland.


Audio guides in 12 languages: English, German, French, Italian, Polish, Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish, Spanish, Japanese, Russian and Icelandic. A complete circuit of each exhibition takes about 30 minutes. 


Read more about The Settlement Exhibition


Read more about The Egil Saga Exhibition


Guided tours Egils trail:

We provide guided on tours to historic places in Egils Saga both with a living guide and a SMART GUIDE in an Iphone.

Read more about the SMART GUIDE. Page 1 - Page 2




See coverage in a Travelling program from Indian TV


Read more about the restaurant.



Awards 2007 - 2009


1. The tourist industry innovation award 2006.

2. The Icelandic woman entrepreneur award 2007

3. International innovaton award given by FCEM international business  

    woman assotiation. 

4. Eyrarrˇs - given to outstanding cultural projects in rural Iceland.

Eyrarrˇs is given by Reykjavik┤s Art Festival, Icelandic Airlines and The Institude of Regonal Development. It is one of Iceand┤s most important rewards given in this field, patroned by Iceland┤s First Lady Dorrit Mousaieff.


West Iceland - The Sagaland


The saga of the Settlement of Iceland and the Viking Egill Skallagrimsson


The ideal starting point - Audio guide in twelve languages


Places of interest

Looking for places of interest in West Iceland The Settlement Center at Borgarnes is a unique place to visit.