Visit Ísafjörður from Hafnarfjordur

Translating to “fjord of ice” in english language, Ísafjörður lies in the northwestern part of Iceland. Ísafjörður is considered to be the administration hub of Ísafjarðarbær and the largest settlement in the Vestfirðir peninsula. With fishing being the primary industry in Ísafjörður, this town is known to shelter one of the country’s largest fisheries. Much of the beauty of Ísafjörður town lies in its colourful culture and beautiful festivals including the Ski Week Festival and the Aldrei fór ég suður music festival. Encompassed by steep mountains and packed with a rich biodiversity, Ísafjörður brims with natural splendors.

The host of famous attractions in Ísafjörður range from cascading waterfalls and scenic nature reserves to colourful souvenir shops and modern restaurants. The prime landmarks of Ísafjörður include the Dynjandi Waterfall, Hornstrandir Nature Reserve, Westfjords Maritime Museum, the Edinborg Cultural Center, and the Snæfjallaströnd Beach. When in Ísafjörður, you will always have an action-packed holiday, thanks to the myriad of activities available here.

You can kayak around Mt. Oshlid, sample some croissants at Gamla Bakaríid, hike to the Latrabjarg Bird Cliffs, pay a visit to the Museum of Everyday Life, and shop for traditional clothing at Karitas. Ísafjörður experiences a tundra climate, with the warmest month being August and the coldest being January.