The Settlement Centre

Brßkarbraut 13 - 15 - 310 Borgarnes

Tel: +354 437 1600

open all year 10am-9pm

Feel free to call +354 895 5460

 

The Settlement Centre is located in the village of Borgarnes just one hours drive from Reykjavik on road no 1 towards the north.  Read comments from  TripAdvisor Page 2  

 

TripAdvisor has awarded The Settlement Centre The Certificate of Excellence three years in a row. This award honours businesses that consistently earn top ratings from TripAdvisor travellers.

 

The Saga of the Viking Heritage.

 

Settlement Exhibition - Egils Saga Exhibition

In two exhibitons The Settlement Centre 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 OPENING HOURS AND PRICE

 

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 Centre at Borgarnes is a unique place to visit.