Patreksfjörður - Hike Between Two Fjords

Excursion

Price from

148 GBP

Duration

6hrs

Season

Available all year

Min. number

0 travellers

Booking code

G-PFJ3


On a guided hike on an ancient walking route, visit an old whaling station, a bird haven, and a mystical fairy settlement.
  • Join a local guide on a walk from one fjord to the next on an old trail.

  • Learn the fascinating history of the Patreksfjörður and Tálknafjörður area.

  • Hear about the multitude of European seafarers that had their base here and visit an old whaling station.

  • Enjoy the unparalleled birdlife and learn about the local fairies.


Birds, sailors and fairies 

Join a guided hike of an old trail between Patreksfjörður and Tálknafjörður. It was once the main route connecting the fjords, until the 1950s when roads were built. From Lambeyrarháls, walk to Suðureyri to see an old whaling station. You’ll also get the opportunity to stop by a ground depression believed to be a fairy settlement. Admire myriads of birds and stunning scenery. 

Practical information

  • Language: English and German.

  • Remarks/requirements: Dress in line with local weather conditions (we recommend layers, the outer being wind/waterproof) - warm and comfortable clothing. Sturdy, non slip Hiking boots. We recommend you bring a backpack, water bottle and some snacks. 

  • Walking information: Mainly on paved flat surfaces, some incline and a few steps going to the top near Látrabjarg. 

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.