The magnificent mountain Dyrfjöll stands between Fjotsdalsherad and Borgarfjordur Eystri. It is famous for the huge gap or door in the middle of the mountain.

The region is known for the stories of elves and they say that the elf queen of Iceland resides there. Her name is Borghildur and lives in Álfaborgir (Elfe city) in Borgarfjordur Eystri, really close by Dyrfjoll.