Landscape in Bakkagerði Iceland

Local Living Walk of Bakkagerði

Experience the town’s true spirit (and elf spirit) in the otherwise inaccessible City of Elves. Along the way, we meet friendly and welcoming locals and learn about their daily lives, as well as the history, culture, and architecture of the area.

Included in your cruise
  • Local Life
  • City of Elves
  • History and Culture
  • Meet the Locals
  • Difficulty level

    Level 3: Medium

  • Duration

    1h20

  • Max. passengers

    500

  • Booking Code

    INCL-BG61

  • Notices

    Dress according to local weather conditions.

On this tour, you will get a glimpse of the traditional everyday life in Borgarfjordur Eystri, known locally as Bakkagerði. This walk around town, accompanied by a local guide, lasts around 80 minutes. Experience the town’s true spirit (and elf spirit) in the otherwise inaccessible City of Elves. Along the way, we meet friendly and welcoming locals and learn about their daily lives, as well as the history, culture, and architecture of the area. We will visit the beautiful local church, the old Lindarbakki turf house, check out the fish factory, and learn about Icelandic down (Eiderdown) and its related products.

Practical information:

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

  • Walking information: 1.2 miles / Paved and gravel ground.

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.

  • Included: Coffee and kleina (twisted doughnut).

  • Language: English.