PUEBLOS DE LOS FIORDOS DEL OESTE

Atracciones principales

• Westfjords villages tour from Isafjordur
• The important landmarks of Isafjordur town
• Beautiful Onundarfjordur and the village of Flateyri
• The fishing town of Bolungarvik, the busiest fishing port in the Westfjords
• Optional: Kaffi Sol for local specialities and to learn about the production of “hardfiskur“
• Optional: Osvor open-air maritime museum
• Opción adicional: el pueblo de Sudureyri y la Ruta de los Mariscos

4 horas
0+
a medida

Idioma

Deutsch, English, Español, Français, Italiano

Descripción

We start the Westfjords villages tour from Isafjordur by looking around Isafjordur to visit the town’s most important landmarks, including the beautiful library building, the heritage area of Nedstikaupstadur, with the oldest timber buildings in Iceland, and the whalebone arch in Jonsgardur garden.

We then drive through a tunnel to the fishing village of Flateyri in beautiful Onundarfjordur fjord. Geologically this is considered to be the oldest part of Iceland.
Nos paramos para ver la antigua estación ballenera y las cabañas de los pescadores y para conocer la colorida historia del pueblo, que fue fundado como puerto comercial en 1792. También podemos admirar la playa dorada al otro lado del fiordo, cuyas dunas están protegidas como sitio de anidación de los eiders.
We continue into the village to visit the barrier built to protect the village after deadly avalanches struck in 1995. The wall offers a great view over the village.
If you are interested, it is possible to stop at the Kaffi Sol farmhouse cafe, where you can taste local specialties and learn about the “hardfiskur“ (dried fish) produced there.

We drive back to Isafjordur and take another tunnel to visit Bolungarvik, the second-largest town in the Westfjords, and the northernmost.
The busiest fishing port in the Westfjords, the charming harbour area is filled with boats and usually busy with activity.
La bonita iglesia encaramada en una colina, con su único muro de piedra, ofrece una espléndida vista del pueblo.

It is possible to visit the Osvor open-air museum just outside of the town. Designed to be a replica of an Icelandic fishing station from the 19th century; fishing huts, a boat, tools and equipment have been painstakingly preserved to provide visitors with a glimpse into the hardship of times past. Views of the open ocean and sounds of the crashing waves add to the experience.

It is also possible to include a visit to Sudureyri village in the narrow and deep Sugandafjordur fjord. Before the tunnel was opened in 1996, the treacherous road over the mountain was only open in the summer, making it one of the most isolated communities in the country, and indeed in Europe.
The Seafood Trail is a delightful tour with an insight into life in this charming village, the Westfjords fishing heritage, and a tasting of local seafood specialities.

Items in your cart 1 Cart

Why Book with Us

• Pickup and drop-off at the port
• 100% refund if your ship does not dock
• Customisable tour with a local guide

More Tours from

CASCADA DYNJANDI EXPRÉS

Un recorrido exprés a Dynjandi, una de las cascadas más espectaculares de Islandia, atravesando el impresionante paisaje de los fiordos del oeste.

BAHÍA ISAFJARDARDJUP

Isafjardardjup bay from Isafjordur: A scenic drive through the fjords of Isafjardardjup with incredible views of the deep sea and towering mountains, as well as a close up view of a seal colony.

Dynjandi Waterfall, Fjords & Villages

A Dynjandi waterfall tour from Isafjordur. See the spectacular Dynjandi and the breathtaking landscape of the Westfjords, with several options for detours in the scenic fjords and fishing towns.

CONTÁCTANOS

¿Tienes alguna pregunta o quieres algo personalizado?

? Ponte en contacto y responderemos lo antes posible.

es_ESEspañol
en_USEnglish de_DEDeutsch fr_FRFrançais it_ITItaliano nl_NLNederlands es_ESEspañol
Ir arriba