Bolungarvík is the northernmost village in the Westfjords, situated on an eponymous cove. The village has been a fishing port since settlement, so naturally the most popular tourist attraction in Bolungarvík is the Ósvör museum, a fascinating replica of an old fishing outpost. There, the museum curator greets visitors wearing a skin suit similar to the one Icelandic sailors wore in the 19th century. In addition there is a natural history museum in town that hosts an extensive bird and mammal collection, including a polar bear.
Djupivogur, a town with history of trading since 1589 and a long history of fishing, lies in a region of incomparable natural beauty. Djupivogur is a small town located on a peninsula in eastern Iceland, near the island of Papey. The town is famous in Iceland for being the place with the highest temperature ever recorded in the island, 30.5°C (87°F) in June 1939.
Flatey is an island in Breiðafjörður, northwestern of Iceland. It is part of the western islands which traditionally deemed to originate from the Ice Age. Flatey means flat island in Icelandric. The population of the island is virtually nil, since in the winter it has only five inhabitants. However, during the summer, the population rises massively as a lot of people have second houses on the island that are mostly visited that season. The area is surrounded by old villages with restored buildings as well as the old port from which visitors travel to and from the island is impressive.
Husavik is a town situated in Norðurþing Municipality, northeastern Iceland. Skjálfandi bay gives the opportunity to watch multiple species of whales that inhabit there, while there is the Husavik Whale Museum in the centre of the town. The wooden church Húsavíkurkirkja built in 1907 is a popular tourist attraction.
Klaksvík is the second largest town of the Faroe Islands.The first settlement at Klaksvík dates back to Viking times, but it was not before the 20th century that the district merged to form a large, modern Faroese town that became the cultural and commercial centre for the Northern Isles and the Faroe Islands as a whole.Klaksvík is physically linked with the mainland of the Faroe Islands and can now be considered one of its key ports. It is home to Summarfestivalurin, the largest music festival in the Faroe Islands.The town offers the tourists to do multiple activities such as historic sightseeing tours of Klaksvík, diving expeditions as the sea around the Faroe Islands is said to be one of the cleanest in the world, sea angling and perhaps a boat trip to the one of the world’s highest headlands.
Reykjavik is a perfect town, with plenty of room, clean air, vibrant culture and beautiful environment. The southernmost capital of the world has it all. To enrich your knowledge of the Norwegian and Icelandic culture, visit the National Museum and the wooden buildings of the old city of Reykjavik. Afterwards leave the city behind and drive across landscapes of fire, ice and geysers to indulge in spas, that steam gushes.Don't miss such an ethereal experience.
Stykkisholmur is a small town located on the western coast of Iceland, in the western part of the Snaefellsnes Peninsula. The town is known for its picturesque harbor and historic buildings.
One of the most popular attractions in Stykkisholmur is the harbor area, which is home to a variety of colorful fishing boats and offers great views of the surrounding mountains and islands
Nearby natural attractions include the Snaefellsjokull National Park, which is home to a glacier-topped volcano that was the setting for Jules Verne's "Journey to the Center of the Earth.
Surtsey is a volcanic island located off the southern coast of Iceland. It was formed by a volcanic eruption that began in 1963 and continued for four years. The island is part of a group of volcanic islands collectively known as the Vestmannaeyjar archipelago. Surtsey is uninhabited and is designated as a nature reserve, which means that access to the island is strictly limited to scientific research and monitoring purposes. The island is of great interest to scientists because it is one of the world's youngest islands and offers a unique opportunity to study the process of island colonization and ecosystem development.
Thorklakshofn, is a small town located on the southern coast of Iceland. The town is known for its geothermal pools and hot springs, as well as its access to hiking and outdoor activities in the surrounding area. Thorklakshofn is also a popular spot for birdwatching, with many species of seabirds and waterfowl found in the nearby wetlands and coastlines.
Vestmannaeyjar is a town and archipelago located off the south coast of Iceland. The name "Vestmannaeyjar" means "the Westman Islands" in Icelandic, and refers to the fact that the islands were originally settled by Irish slaves or servants, whom the Norse called "west men" due to their location west of Norway.
Vestmannaeyjar is also known for its natural beauty and unique geography, with rugged cliffs and volcanic formations making up much of the landscape.
Vigur island is situated on Iceland, one hour by boat away from Isafjordur. The island is popular for its birdlife species that inhabit there, while it has only five residents.
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