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Tannery Visitor Centre

Saudarkrokur, Iceland
About Tannery Visitor Centre
A visitor center that lets you take a look in a sustainable Tannery of fishleather, see the workers at work and get to now the methods. Then there is a store with leather goods, skins and hides.
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Reviewed May 13, 2019 via mobile

The BEST selection of lamb, seal, reindeer, leather, fish leather (those are also really cool!) etc in all of Iceland! Athor was so pleasant and extremely knowledgeable about their products, which were so reasonable I was able to buy two furs for about the price...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Debra r
Reviewed October 10, 2018

With everything else to see in Iceland, this was the one place I was really looking forward to visit - and I wasn't disappointed. We were able to have a tour that was given by Afore (pronounced Athore and I hope I spelled this correctly)...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank bubba3122
Reviewed September 14, 2018

The prices are sky high, but the fish leather and the products made from it are unique. They also have beautiful and soft sheepskins.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pana-X8
Reviewed August 10, 2018

This was one of our favorite stops while on 20-day self-driving trip around Iceland. Got a personal tour through the factory--who knew fish skins can be tanned? It was fascinating to see workers handling all the skins and learn about the process. There's a shop...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank HHP2013
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Really interesting place to visit. If you like handcraft or even do some on your own you have to visit this place.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank disaoskarsd
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Who would have known that fish skin could be tanned. Very interesting tour and great gift shop. It is a little stinky so be prepared.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank yarnluv
Reviewed June 25, 2018

I read about this tannery visitor center. We planned to go in May BUT WOW cancelled our flight and our Icelandic stay was shortened by two days. I contacted the Tannery Visitor Center via facebook and I was able to put my order in online....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank lynclarke
Reviewed November 17, 2017

Just browsing through the shop of this one of two in the world Fish tannery is interesting. They also have some information plates about the process of tanning. We didn't do a tour, so cannot vouch for that.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank stevenNijhuis
Reviewed June 17, 2017

I visited this tannery last week and absolutely loved it. Firstly, they go out of their way to let you know that it is a sustainable approach. What happens to the beautiful fish leather and wool and what-not after it leaves this place, it's not...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank jas0719
Reviewed October 18, 2016

You will be so impressed! Beautiful furs and skins. The fish skins were amazing to us. Gorgeous young blonde man gave us a tour for around $10.00 US each and it was utterly fascinating. We bought several skins for home projects. This place is world...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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April 11, 2016|
Response from Ueli K | Reviewed this property |
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