Reykjavik, the country's capital, is located 130 miles (209 kilometers) south of Thingeyri.
Leave time to visit the the Skrudur Botanical Garden. It is a good place to stop in at while you are in Thingeyri.
While it can be a temptation to simply sit back and relax while holidaying in Thingeyri, don't forget, the surrounding region's treasure-trove of natural and man-made attractions lie just beyond your doorstep. While in the region, visit the Jon Sigurdsson Museum and Dynjandi in Hrafnseyri, about 8 miles (13 kilometers) to the north of Thingeyri.
For those who feel it's important to pick up knowledge as well as souvenirs while on vacation, this region has a range of specialist activities, including guided nature walks.
Sampling local food is often about more than just satisfying appetites. It offers a window into the way of life in Iceland. Two ingredients commonly found in many Iceland dishes are lamb and root vegetables such as rutabagas and carrots. Check out some popular local dishes, for example saltfiskur (dried and salted fish) and harofiskur (jerky type fish). Those who who are not quite satisfied, can try mondlukaka (almond cake), a great way to complete your Iceland culinary adventure.
There is a saying, the world is a book and those who don't take the time to travel read only a page. So book your journey and make the most of the incredible stories that await in Thingeyri.