Húsey is the area between the rivers Jökulsá á Dal and Lagarfljót near Héraðsflói bay. It is characterised by rich wildlife. The sandy beaches and river sandbanks are also the home to one of the largest colonies of seals in Iceland. In springtime and autumn reindeers come close to the farm. In Húsey you get in close contact with nature and you can enjoy peace and the quiet environment during the day and the bright summer nights. In autumn and winter you can see the magnificent northern lights.You can take a walk along the marked tracks or a horseback ride to experience the landscape with its changing moodsThe hostel is located in the Old Farm House, offers basic and homely accommodation. Please note! You need to bring food for your stay, nearest shops and restaurants are 1 hour drive away at Egilsstaðir. There is good self catering facility at Húsey.Bedlinen is included. Getting to the hostel: Airport is in Egilsstaðir 1 hour drive to Húsey Guests who are not driving their own car are picked up at Egilsstaðir or at the byway to Húsey for a reasonable fee on request. To clarify position on Google map; Húsey is 30 km from road no. 1 (main road). To visit Húsey you take road no. 925 from road no. 1 (turning near the bridge over Jökulsá á Dal) then follow road no. 926 to the end; 55 km from Egilsstaðir.
- Geolocation longitude : -14.2770693
- Geolocation latitude : 65.6327173
- Address line : Fljótdalshérað, HúseyIceland