There is always something charming about small islands, and the harmony of thousands of birds in Vigur completes the beautiful landscape. Over the years, the island Vigur has earned itself a great reputation and is therefore a must on any itinerary. Its five friendly inhabitants welcome you with their relaxed easy manner and somehow, one feels that time stands still in Vigur.
The tour focuses on storytelling, giving information on a subject that has influenced the Icelandic nation up to this day, both consciously and in ways that is more subtle. Also, it is a tour of the taste buds, with an introduction of local food. All this takes place in an environment of wonders, gorgeous nature and a former cow shed.
See the magnificent view over the surrounding landscape from the sea side.
Enjoy the breathtaking view over the unique landscape from the sea side while looking out for whales and maybe even seals and birds in their beautiful natural environment.
Suðureyri is a small and environmentally friendly village where everything is about fish. It's about 20 minutes drive from Ísafjörður. We offer you a chance to see how the locals are living at the edge of the arctic, and learn about how we process first class fish products in this thriving community.
On 66°north, the northern lights perform their twinkling act before your eyes. Sail to an island in the middle of nowhere and where you can enjoy a tasty dinner. Afterwards the locals will turn the lights off the whole island so you can enjoy the starry sky. Or better yet, glide on a kayak on a calm night and let the stars guide you back to land. Afterwards, the outdoor swimming pool awaits making the atmosphere mysterious and cozy.
This tour will give you a fascinating insight in the rural surroundings of Ísafjörður.
The trip begins with a short bus ride to the small village of Hnifsdalur. From there we begin our walk into the wide and green valley behind the village where we'll first follow an old road up the valley bottom with steep mountains on both sides, until we move up to Thjofatindar Peaks.
The Sanda valley is situated between some of the most spectacular mountains of the Westfjords. It offers great riding opportunities in a tranquil and picturesque setting.
A range of walking tours around Ísafjörður all year around. All walks are 2.5-3 hours long and cover each a different topic.
Kayaking between the mountains is an unforgettable adventure. Bird watchers love kayaking as it gives them a different angle and a quiet and subtle way to approach the bird life. This trip is perfect for those looking for an exciting introduction to the great sport of sea kayaking.
In this tour you will get a glimpse of the traditional everyday life in Ísafjörður. In a two-hour long walk around town, accompanied by a local guide, you will experience the town’s true spirit in a way otherwise not available. Along the way you are likely to bump into the local barber who plays the accordion or even interrupt the baker training for the marathon.
Where the steep mountains rise from the sea and people consider themselves lucky to see the sun (after not having seen it for a couple of months), the possibilities for outdoor activities are innumerous. On the edge of the arctic, you will find a small but modern population. When it comes to services, Ísafjörður has got everything you need, but nothing in excess. With the mountains in the back yard and the ocean on the front lawn, combining different activities in a few days is ideal.
Some say that the only thing that beats the beauty of Vigur at daytime is Vigur at night. The evening sun and the stillness of the weather make the atmosphere adventurous. The island Vigur has earned itself a great reputation and is rapidly becoming a “must” for visitors to the area. Now it is possible to go to Vigur and have a typical Icelandic island dinner. This tour is only for groups.
In Ísafjörður, the past meets the present. It´s architectural style is among the oldest in Iceland and can be admired next to the new high-tech fishery factories.
- A Combination of the Calm fjord Kayaking and our Rent-A-Bike service -
There are few better ways to discover nature than through biking and kayaking. The fjords around Ísafjörður offer many different possibilities for bikers and seeing the coastline from the sea is an opportunity to discover the landscape from a new angle.
The West Fjords have to offer some of the world’s best slopes for alpine and cross-country skiing. The mountains have been carved by ice age glacier for centuries, and are still in formation. There is always some snow all the way down to sea level, giving you the rare possibility of skiing from the top of a mountain to the coast. After a long day gliding, take advantage of nature’s great gifts and dip in the geothermal hot water swimming pools.