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Hiking week: Gásir - Skipalón

Hiking week: Gásir - Skipalón

Akureyri Touring Club

Gáskir - Skipalón

Departure at 19 in private cars from FFA, Strandgata 23.

Guide: Björn Vigfússon narrator and Þorgerður Sigurðardóttir.

Gásir by Eyjafjörður was a trading post in the Middle Ages and protected archaeological remains can be seen there. Walk around the area, take a look at the history and see the traces of an ancient settlement. Then we will walk to Skipalón, a place mentioned in Jón Sveinsson's books, Nonni og Manni.

A comfortable walk, but through green land, beach, fields and peat.

Good to wear good shoes and bring walking sticks.

Distance: 7-8 km. Walking distance insignificant.

Cars need to be transported between places, but it is very short.

Price: 2,000/3,500. Included: Tour guide.This tour is paid upon departure.

Tuesday, June 18
Strandgata 23, Akureyri