"The island Drangey" Iceland Off The Beaten Path Tip by Bjorgvin

Iceland Off The Beaten Path: 174 reviews and 214 photos

  Rock┤s Island.
by Bjorgvin
 
 

The island Drangey (Rock?s Island) is situated in Skagafjordur in northern Iceland. This rugged, flat-topped island is a bird paradise. Grettir the strong is the most famous outlaw of the Icelandic Sagas (The Saga of Grettir the strong, transl. by D. Fox and H. Palsson in 1974). He lived on the island for a while and was killed there by his enemies (ca. 1030).

In the summer, when the weather conditions are right, there are regular guided boat trips to the island, each trip takes about five hours. Trips to Drangey Island (Fer­a■jˇnustan Fagranesi) tel. +354 453-6310 tel. +354 453-6503 tel. +354 852-9003

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Written Feb 25, 2003
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse

Comments

Bjorgvin Used To Live Here!

Bjorgvin

“The innocent and the beautiful have no enemy but time - W. B. Yeats”

Online Now

Male

Top 5,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 2 0 2 4

Have you been to Iceland?

  Share Your Travels