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Local Living Walk of Bakkagerði



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Experience the peaceful magic of a natural area said to be home to elves.
  • Meet friendly locals and learn about their daily lives, history, and culture .

  • Visit the beautiful local church and the old Lindarbakki turf house .

  • Visit the fish factory and continue to Icelandic Down – famous for their eiderdown products .

  • Keep a look out for elves! 

In the land of elves 

Get a glimpse of traditional everyday life in the small town of Bakkagerði situated in the beautiful area of BorgarfjörðurEystri. Meet friendly and welcoming locals along the way and learn about their daily lives, as well as the history, culture and architecture of the area. You’ll learn about the town’s spirit and hear legends of elves believed to live in this area. 

Practical information

Pactical information: 

  • Remarks/requirements: Dress according to the local weather conditions.

  • Walking information: 2 km / Paved and gravel ground.

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.

  • Included: Coffee and Kleina (twisted doughnut).

  • Language: English.

Penguins perched on the ice of Cuverville Island, Antarctica. Credit: Espen Mills / HX Hurtigruten Expeditions

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