Búðardalur is a small village with 260 inhabitants. It is known for its major cheese production, especially the famous Dala Brie and Dala Yrja cheeses. The Leifsbúð Culture Centre at the harbour hosts a coffee house and an exhibition dedicated to the voyages of discovery made by Erik-the-Red and his son, Leif-the-Lucky. There is a model of the Vínlandrefill tapestry which tells the story of Leif in Vínland (Newfoundland).

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