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Budardalur is a village in western Iceland situated on the Hvammsfjordur fjord. The area around Budardalur is rich in history, having been featured in the Laxdaela Saga and being the former home of Erik the Red, who was the first Viking to discover Greenland. Budardalur is a service centre for the area, so you'll find basic amenities like a supermarket, gas station, restaurants, and cafes.

The climate in Budardalur is subarctic, with cool summers and cold winters. Summer highs average around 50 degrees Fahrenheit (10 degrees Celsius), while winter lows can dip below freezing. The surrounding area offers opportunities for outdoor activities like horseback riding, hiking, and fishing. If you're interested in Viking history, you can visit Erik the Red's former homestead at Eiriksstadir. There's also the Leif Eriksson Center in Budardalur which has exhibits about the Viking voyages to North America.

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Airports near Búðardalur

Here are 4 airports available for your flights to Búðardalur, simplifying your travel arrangements. With these options, travelling to and from Búðardalur becomes effortlessly straightforward.

Keflavik International Airport

Located approximately 180 kilometres southwest of Búðardalur, Keflavik International Airport is the main international gateway to Iceland. It offers numerous direct flights to major cities in Europe, North America, and other destinations worldwide.


Akureyri Airport

If you prefer a more local airport, you can fly into Akureyri Airport, which is approximately 250 kilometres northeast of Búðardalur. Although it requires a connecting flight from Keflavik International Airport, Akureyri Airport serves domestic flights and a limited number of international flights.


Reykjavik Domestic Airport

Situated in the capital city, Reykjavik Domestic Airport is about 180 kilometres from Búðardalur. It primarily operates domestic flights within Iceland, but it also offers some flights to Greenland and the Faroe Islands.


Isafjordur Airport

Isafjordur Airport is located around 200 kilometres northwest of Búðardalur. It serves as a regional airport for the Westfjords region of Iceland, offering domestic flights and occasional seasonal flights to neighboring countries.

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Things to do in Búðardalur

Exploring Búðardalur's many attractions can be overwhelming, so we've handpicked our top 3:

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Vinlandssetrid Leif Eiriksson Center

This centre is dedicated to Viking explorer Leif Eriksson, who is believed to have been the first European to set foot in North America. Visitors can learn about Eriksson's life and voyages through exhibits and films. The centre also has a replica of a Viking ship.

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Búðardalur Coast Trail

This scenic trail offers stunning views of the fjord and the surrounding mountains. It's a great place to go for a hike, bike ride, or just a leisurely walk. The trail is relatively easy and can be completed in a few hours.

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Handverkshópurinn Bolli - Icelandic Craft

This is a great place to find unique Icelandic souvenirs. The shop sells a variety of handmade crafts, including sweaters, hats, and jewellery. You can also watch the artisans at work.

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