8. May 2022

The Gunnar Gunnarsson Institute, Skriduklaustur (Iceland)

Klaustrid (the Monastery) is a residence for artists, writers and scholars, Icelandic or foreign. The residence is managed by The Gunnar Gunnarsson Institute. It includes a small apartment in the unique mansion, Skriduklaustur, which was built in 1939 by the famous Icelandic writer Gunnar Gunnarsson and now houses a cultural center with exhibitions and activities. The living/working facilities consist of a bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and a living room with a desk for working. Wi-Fi internet connection and a piano in place. The apartment is only for one person or a couple. Skriduklaustur is located in the Fljotsdalur valley in East Iceland. There are 40 km to the nearest town, Egilsstadir, where there is also an airport connecting the region with the Reykjavik capital by domestic flights. To drive from Reykjavik or the international airport KEF, takes at least 8 hours (690 km).

More information: https://skriduklaustur.is/en/

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