Autumn Sheep and Horse roundups (réttir)

Autumn Sheep and Horse roundups (réttir) Early September is the time for all the sheep scattered in the Icelandic nature to be gathered together and sent

Autumn Sheep and Horse roundups (réttir)

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During the month of September both Icelanders and fair number of tourists head-off to the countryside to take part in Réttir - the annual sheep round-up. This activity is one of the country’s oldest cultural traditions where Icelandic sheep farmers invite family, friends and anyone who’s interested, to help out with rounding –up the sheep from their summer grazing period in the mountains and valleys.

Here you will find a map of the most accessible roundups in North Iceland in 2019 


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