Discover the Whale Capital of Iceland
Available all year
Explore Húsavík’s best spots with a local guide
Take a walk and hear about history, culture, folklore, unusual local tales, and fun facts
See the harbour area – the heart of the town – in a different way
Enjoy the panoramic view over Húsavík and its beautiful surroundings
Learn as you walk
You’ll stroll from the harbour to the iconic wooden church Húsavíkurkirkja. Continue to Skrúðgarðurinn, the attractive gardens where the bubbling Búðará brook flanks a winding path and is criss-crossed by small wooden bridges. In Húsavík, you can also visit the first settlement built in Iceland – from 870 CE – and enjoy a panoramic viewpoint that looks out over the harbour.
Remarks/requirements: Dress accordingly to local weather conditions.
Walking information: Walking involved (distance in meters/type of terrain): distance walked during the tour is approx. 3km, on easy and mainly flat terrain. Paved and gravel ground.
Wheelchair accessible: No.
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