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Ártún

Good facilities and enough space for tents, folding campers, caravans and mobile houses. Good toilet facilities. Toilets with showers, indoor facilities to dine, electricity, waste disposal and possible to get wireless internet connection.


Services available

  • Walking paths
  • Toilets
  • Cooking facilities
  • Cooking facilities
  • Shower

Description of facilities

Ártún is in the rural district of Grýtubakkahreppur by road no 83. It is between the church place Laufás and the village Grenivík.

When driving east from Akureyri you make a left turn onto road no 83. It is only about 30 minutes drive from Akureyri.

A short distance is to Grenivík where there are a grocery store, swimming pool, colf course, museum, galleries and much more. A lot of interesting sights are close to Ártún such as the museum at Laufás. Beautiful walking paths, a colourful birdlife, horse riding trips and beautiful sunset is some of the things that fascinate.

Good facilities and enough space for tents, folding campers, caravans and mobile houses. Good toilet facilities. Toilets with showers, indoor facilities to dine, electricity, waste disposal and possible to get wireless internet connection. Possible to buy wine and beer at Ártún. The camp site is kept well maintained and are in a flatland. The space is almost infinite which offers those who want the possibility to be alone. The underlay is different if you are in a mobile home or a tent.

The area around Ártún is ideal for walking and hiking. The mountain Kaldbakur is 1.167 meters high and has good walking paths to the top. For those who want an easier mountain than the mountain Þengilhöfði is about 260 meters high. It is also popular to walk on the mountain Laufáshnjúkur that is about 662 meters high. It is a fairly easy walk altough the last part is a bit steep. From the top of Laufáshnjúk is a great view over the fjord Eyjafjörður.

There is a lot to see close by

The old town of Laufás, museum(2 km.)
The fisherymuseum in Grenivík(8 km.)
At Grýtubakki(4 km.) is a horse rental
Kaldbakstours offer trips to Kaldbak during the winter in a snowcat.
Possible to fish in the rivers Fnjóská and Fjarðará


Price

Rates 2021

Adults: 1.200 kr.
Children: Free for children younger than 16 years.
Electricity: 1000 kr