Iceland Sagas

By Philippa Burne, UK, March 2013

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As summer ends and the Icelandic days get shorter and the air crisper, it’s time in Iceland to crank up that thermal heating and listen to a good story. Bring on a Saga. The Icelandic Sagas are the ancient stories of the country, they are the Icelanders touchstones of their history, their Acropolis or Great Wall if you know what I mean. They are basically family sagas of the early Celtic and Norse settlers who struggled and warred during Iceland’s settlement in the 10th and 11th centuries.

Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our Iceland Things to Do blog. Visit the original post to continue reading the full post and to learn more about things to do in Iceland.

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