Orientation Information

North past the airport and over the lake, you'll find EgilsstaSir's twin-town. Fellabaer has some pleasant accommodation options and a petrol station-bakery, but most services are in EgilsstaSir. The tourist office, petrol station, bus terminal, Landsbanki Islands bank (with ATM), a supermarket and the camp site are all located in a single block just off the Ring Rd.

With some of the most helpful staff in Iceland, the central tourist office (UpplysingamiSstoS; §§ 471 2320; www.east.is; S 8am-10pm Jun-Aug, 9am-5pm Mon-Fri, noon-4pm Sat, 2-8pm Sun Sep-May; (D), by the camp site and bus terminal, is a great first information stop for passengers just off the ferry. There are plenty of free brochures plus a great selection of walking maps for sale. Internet access costs Ikr200/400/500 per 15/30/60 minutes.

The post office is just up the hill on the corner of Selas and Fagradalsbraut.

The town library (§§ 471 1546; Laufskogarl; S 2-7pm Mon-Fri), upstairs in the same building as Minjasafn Austurlands, has internet access.

Verslunin Skogar (§§ 471 1230; Dynskogar 4), near Fosshotel Valaskjalf, is a sports store selling a range of tents, sleeping bags and other camping equipment.

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