Djupavik, Iceland

Herring Factory Visit & Leisurely Hike

Hike up a mountain ridge for amazing views of the entire coast, then learn local history with an exciting guided tour through a former herring factory.

Included in your cruise
  • Spectacular landscape
  • Historic site
  • Difficulty level

    Level 3: Medium

  • Duration

    2-3h

  • Max. passengers

    500

  • Booking Code

    INCL-DPV1

  • Notices

    Dress according to local weather conditions with good footwear.

In 1917, Elías Stefánsson settled in Djúpavík and built a herring salting factory. Today you can still see the what’s left of the factory, close to the seven houses and hotel that remain here. We will explore the landing site, the beautiful natural scenery, and enjoy a guided walk through the former herring factory.

Practical information:

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

  • Included: Coffee and pastries.

  • Walking information: Nature walk features uneven surfaces.

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.

  • Language: English.