The Icelandic Turf House, Selfoss

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#5 of 14 in Museums in South Region
The Icelandic Turf House is located in Selfoss. With our world travel planner, Selfoss attractions like The Icelandic Turf House can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Islenski and his wife are fabulous people. They really care about their turf house and the remodeling they have done is absolutely terrific. They really care about their history and it gives you an ov...  more »
  • We were so glad we took the time to visit here on our drive along Iceland's south coast. It's perhaps 15-20 minutes out of the way from the Ring Road but very worthwhile. We had heard it was closed du...  more »
  • Had a wonderful visit to the museum and we were toured around by one of the volunteers for an hour learning how Icelanders lived. They have s huge range of old photographs and tools from old Icelandic...  more »

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The majority of tourists who visit Selfoss come to explore the countryside that surrounds it. You won't need to map out a central location here; in fact, it can be more convenient to stay near a main road for easy access to the great outdoors. There are a number of modern hotels, guesthouses, and apartments. A cottage or country home in the outskirts can serve as a peaceful base for a romantic or family retreat.
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