THE WILDERNESS CENTER
Gateway to the most extensive highlands in Northern-Europe

The Wilderness Center is an authentic and peaceful hideaway, located right by the edge of Northern Europe’s biggest wilderness. Our guests experience the spirit of the past through a variety of services, such as: unique accommodation, local food, exhibitions, horse riding and hiking, day tours, escorted tours and tailor made tours.

Exhibitions
Life in and near the highlands
Opening 1 June 2016
Open daily 11 am – 6 pm

Accommodation
“Sleep in a museum”
Tranquil and pleasant location
Open all year around

Local Food
Enjoy our homemade food from local ingredients!
Open daily 8 am – 10 pm
Open 15 May – 31 September and by request

Day Tours

Day Tours
Waterfalls, wilderness, abandoned farms
From 2 hours to a whole day

Escorted Tours
Canyons, Icelandic horses, reindeer, unspoiled nature
From 2 to 5 days

Tailor made tours

Tailor made Tours
Private tours with authentic experience
Personalized for you

Óbyggðasetur Íslands / Wilderness Center shared CINE - see the past, imagine the future's video.

CINE - see the past, imagine the future
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13 December – a day celebrating Saint Lucy in most of Scandinavia and Italy Very close to Skriðuklaustur in the East of Iceland is the Óbyggðasetur Íslands / Wilderness Center, an amazing place of rest and exploration. The Wilderness Center is an authentic and peaceful hideaway, located right by the edge of Northern Europe’s biggest wilderness. People who come here experience the spirit of the past through a variety of services: unique accommodation, local food, exhibitions, horse riding and hiking, cycling and guided tours. Contemplating your next holiday in 2018?... The role of the Wilderness Centre in CINE is to help develop and test tools which can be used in remote areas for promoting natural and cultural heritage. We wish the Wilderness Centre a wonderful Christmas, and wonder what amazing dishes they will be cooking up in their kitchen for Christmas.

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