Hofsós is situated in Skagafjördur in the north-west of Iceland, ca 320 km from Reykjavik and 40 km from Saudarkrokur. It has a natural harbour, that is one of the oldest trading harbours in Iceland, and also has been the base of Hofsós fishing industry over the years. Today there are 200 inhabitants in Hofsós.
In Hofsós you will find a beautiful swimming pool overlooking Skagafjördur, where you swim with a full view of the ocean, and then relax in the heated pool.
You will find a well sorted grocery store, a small restaurant, a B&B and a camping site. You can also walk along the sea and admire the impressive basalt columns.
Here you will find The Icelandic Emigration Center (Vesturfarasetrid á Hofsósi), where you can study the Icelandic emigration to North America in the beginning of the 19th century.