Information about Ísafjarðardjúp

 

Isafjardardjup ('Icefjord's Deep') is a large fjord in the Westfjords of Iceland. The north side of the fjord has one inlet, Kaldalon, but the south one has several fjords of its own.

The fjords of the south side are Skutulsfjordur (home of Isafjordur town, capital of the Westfjords) Alftafjordur, Seydisfjordur, Hestfjordur, Skotufjordur, Mjoifjordur and Isafjordur (not to be confused with the aforementioned town).

Isafardardjup has three islands. Aedey and Vigur have one farm each by Borgarey is uninhabited. The area is rich with seals and birdlife and offers magnificent scenery. In Skotufjordur there's a restored farm, originally built in 1894, with an exhibition about the farmers' life in former times.

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Attractions nearby Ísafjarðardjúp

Hnífsdalur

  Hnifsdalur is  a small village of around 250 people in a valley of the same name and is positioned between Bolungarvik and Isafjordur. ...

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Hestfjörður

Hestfjörður (translated to “Horse Fjord”) is a fjord in Westfjords, near Vatnsdalur valley, Bolaskógur forest and Hat...

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Vigur

Vigur Island, half an hour’s boat ride from Ísafjörður in the Westfjords, is famous for its enormous colony of birdlife. Species...

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Súðavík

Súðavík is a fishing village and municipality in the Westfjords of Iceland, positioned just off the west coast of Álftafj&oum...

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Ísafjörður

Ísafjörður is a town in the northwest of Iceland and the largest settlement of the Westfjords of Iceland. Ísafjörðu...

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Syðridalur

Sydridalur is a rather broad valley in the Westfjords close to the inlet of Bolungarvik, wherefrom that village derives its name (vik=creek). The mou...

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Þjófatindar

Thjofatindar are mountain peaks near the valleys Seljalandsdalur and Hnifsdalur in the Westfjords. The hike over the mountain pass is an easy one and...

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Bolungarvík

Bolungarvík is the second-largest town in the Westfjords, as well as being its second-largest municipality, with around 950 people. The town ho...

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Seljalandsdalur

  Seljalandsdalur is a valley to the west of Isafjordur in the Westfjords. The valley is ideal for taking a nice walk among stunning landscape a...

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Hornstrandir

Hornstrandir is a nature reserve located in the Westfjords, in the North West of Iceland. The total area covers 580 km2 (220 sq mi) of tundra, cliff...

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Flateyri

Flateyri is the largest settlement in the 2km deep fjord, Önundarfjörður, in the Westfjords, Iceland. It's populations is still...

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Drangajökull

  Drangajokull is Iceland's northernmost glacier. It lies above the Hornstrandir peninsula in the Western Fjords. The glacier covers 160-20...

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Hrolleifsborg

Hrolleifsborg is a mountain in the Westfjords, in one of the most remote parts of Iceland. At 776 metres (2545 ft) tall, it is one of the highest pea...

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Þingeyri

Þingeyri is a village in the Westfjords of Iceland, found coastally on the Dýrafjörður fjord. Þingeyri has a populati...

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Dýrafjörður

  Dyrafjordur is one of the fjords comprising the Westfjords and is situated between the fjords Arnarfjordur and Onundarfjordur. Dyrafjordur b...

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Dynjandi

  Dynjandi (meaning ‘thunderous’), at the end of Arnarfjordur, is the most powerful waterfall in the Westfjords and breathtakin...

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Hrafnseyri

Credit: Wikimedia, Creative Commons. Photo by TommyBee Hrafnseyri is an old town in the Westfjords that dates back to the Settlement Era and has link...

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Kirkjubólsdalur

Kirkjubolsdalur is a valley in the Westfjords. The river Kirkjubolsa runs through the valley. The valley  is a good hiking or biking trail, as i...

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Öskjuvatn

  Oskjuvatn is a large crater lake in the Askja caldera in the Dyngjufjoll mountains, north of Vatnajokull glacier. Oskjuvatn is Iceland's s...

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Arnarfjörður

Arnarfjordur is the second-largest fjord of the Wesfjords and is known as one of the most beautiful of the fjords, due to its diverse landscape, majes...

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Tours near Ísafjarðardjúp

Svalvogar Circle | Westfjords Sightseeing Tour

Get to know the backcountry roads of the Icelandic Westfjords on this sightseeing circle route......

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Westfjords Wildlife Photography Adventure

Get to know the animals of Iceland on this wildlife photography excursion in the Westfjords. Any......

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Biking in the Westfjords | Tour from Isafjordur

Set off on a cycling adventure around the capital of the Westfjords, Ísafjörður. This tour......

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Paddle in the Wild of Hornstrandir | 6-Day Kayak Tour

Explore the remote and beautiful Westfjords and Hornstrandir Nature Reserve from a kayak. This......

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Isafjordur Mountain View

Explore the spectacular mountains of the Westfjords on this scenic Super Jeep tour. See the......

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Hornstrandir Nature Reserve | Day Tour in the Westfjords

Visit the most remote, untouched part of Iceland with this day tour to the Hornstrandir Nature......

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Valley to Valley | Hike Through the Westfjords

Explore the mountains, valleys and ocean views of the Westfjords with this hike from Ísafjörður.......

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Wildlife of Vigur Island | Kayaking in the Westfjords

Witness the wildlife of Vigur Island on this kayaking tour through the Westfjords. If you want......

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Westfjords Kayaking Day Tour | Two Fjord Adventure

Explore two incredible fjords of the Westfjords with a kayaking tour from Ísafjörður. This trip......

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Six-Day Skiing Tour in the Westfjords | Kviar Ski Lodge

Go to the most remote area in Iceland, for the most epic ski trip imaginable. For six days in......

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Kayaking to Oshlid | Westfjords Day Tour

Kayak through the beautiful Westfjords on a day tour from Ísafjörður. This adventure should not......

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3 Days in the Westfjords | Arctic Foxes & Midnight Sun

Spend three days in the remote nature of the Westfjords. This tour is perfect for those who love......

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2 Days in the Westfjords | Hornstrandir and Hornvik

Explore Hornvík and Hornstrandir, untouched parts of the Westfjords, on this immersive two-day......

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Kayaking in the Westfjords

Witness the spectacular Westfjords from the sea, with this kayaking tour from Ísafjörður. This......

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