Historic Buildings

Selið in Skaftafell

Open daily from 8 - 18

Selið is a small turf farm of a southern type, built by Þorsteinn Guðmundsson farmer in 1912 and is a fine example of farms as they used to be in that area until the 1930s. 

The living room is built on top of the cow-shed, where the people could make advantage of the warmth from the cows. Connected to it are the sitting room and the hearth kitchen. A stone‘s throw away are large barns built with an ancient type of structure.