Best Things To Do in Eyrarbakki, Iceland

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Eyrarbakki.

Eyrarbakki may not be as popular as other cities in Iceland, but don’t let that fool you. Eyrarbakki is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You can definitely plan a few hours of a side trip here while traveling to Vik or Selfoss. You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Eyrarbakki.

If you have plans to visit Iceland and are not sure if Eyrarbakki should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Eyrarbakki and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Eyrarbakki

Here is the list of things to do in Eyrarbakki and tourist attractions in city.

  1. The House At Eyrarbakki

    4.3 (5 Votes)
    The House At Eyrarbakki Image

    Address: Eyrargata 50, Eyrarbakki 820, Iceland

    Eyrarbakki village was once a prominent harbour during the 18th century and was the only trading centre on the southern coast during the 1920’s.  In the later half of the 18th century, Danish merchants were allowed to spend their Winters in Ireland and the House of Eyrarbakki is one of the houses where the merchants stayed in the coun...Read more
  2. Solvangur Icelandic Horse Center Image

    Address: Sólvangur, 801 Selfoss, Iceland

    The Solvangur Icelandic Horse Center offers you an interactive encounter with beautiful Icelandic Horses whether you are a professional rider, a beginner or simply want to learn about the horses and their habitats. The beautiful creatures are well trained and for visitors who don’t know what to expect at the centre, taking a ride on one of...Read more
  3. Laugabud

    4.5 (24 Votes)

    Specialty Shop

    Address: Eyrargötu 46, Eyrarbakki

    In the cosy town of Eyrarbakki, the Laugabud shop stands out with its quirky design and pop of colour. The house dates back to 19th century and is dated in the oldest commercial part of the town. Currently, the place is run by a school teacher and is used as a gift shop were you can buy handmade soaps, sweets, books, candies, wooden artefacts an...Read more
  4. The Ghost Centre

    Address: Hafnargata 9, Árborg

    The Ghost Centre offers interactive, fun and creepy exhibits that explore Icelandic folklores and culture. Ghost stories are common in Icelandic history and the Icelandic wonders offer audio guides that take you through a ghost-maze with 24 ghost stories that come to life with realistic ghosts and spooky décor. The ghosts appear in all sh...Read more
  5. Pipe Organ Workshop And Exhibition Image

    Exhibition , Workshop

    Address: Orgelsmiðja Björgvins Tómassonar, Hafnargata 9, 820 Stokkseyri, Island

    Bjorgvin Tomasson is the only pipe-organ builder in the country and along with other artist and builders, he has been one of the most popular names behind some of the best Pipe-organs in the world! The sheer exclusivity of the art is the reason why you must visit the museum. It is said that if there is a pipe-organ in Iceland, the only man takin...Read more
  6. Stokkseyri Swimming Pool Image

    Swimming Pool

    Address: Stokkseyri 825, Iceland

    The Stokkseyri Swimming Pool is located at the heart of the Stokkseyri village which is a short 6-kilometres ride away from Eyrarbakki. The place has an 18-meter outdoor pool with a wading pool, two hot tubs and a fun waterslide that is a loved by kids.  If the Iceland cold gets you, warm yourself up in the hot tub while the pool itself is ...Read more
  7. Strandarkirkja

    4.6 (1 Vote)


    Address: Suðurstrandarvegur, Iceland

    Located 32 kilometres from Eyrarbakki, the Strandarkirkja is a Lutheran parish that was founded in the 12th century. The church is called “the miracle church” since the locals believe that the place has divine powers and can fulfil the wishes of its visitors. Story goes that a few sailors were sailing off Iceland and ended up in a ro...Read more
  8. Litla Hraun

    3.8 (1495 Votes)
  9. Seljalandsfoss

    4.8 (41 Votes)