Information about Patreksfjörður

Patreksfjörður, in the WestfjordsCredit: Wikimedia, Creative Commons, by Emstrur

Located in the Westfjords of Iceland, Patreksfjörður is a charming village of approximately 650 inhabitants. 

This settlement, in the southern part of the region, is close to many major attractions. Those in the nearest vicinity include Dynjandi, one of the country’s most unique and spectacular waterfalls, Látrabjarg, Iceland’s best birdwatching spot, and Rauðasandur, a beautiful beach with orange sands.

Patreksfjörður has several options for accommodation, restaurants, cafes, and a swimming pool, making it a perfect place to stay for those exploring the Westfjords.

 

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Attractions nearby Patreksfjörður

Tálknafjörður

Between Patreksfjörður and Bíldudalur is the village of Tálknafjörður, in the southern region of the Westfjords. Despi...

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Rauðasandur

The beach by Latrabjarg cliff, Europe's highest birdcliff and Europe's westernmost part, is called Rauðasandur. It is rare for its pale re...

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Breiðavík

Credit: Wikimedia, Creative Commons. Photo by: Jóna Þórunn. Breiðavík is a beach in the Westfjords, near the very popu...

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Bíldudalur

Surrounded by layered, flat top mountains, Bíldudalur is an attractive fishing village settled on the fjord, Arnarfjörður. This fjord-...

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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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Látrabjarg

  Latrabjarg, in the Westfjords, marks the western-most part of Iceland, and in fact, Europe. Hosting millions of birds, it is Europe&rsquo...

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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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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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Þingeyri

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

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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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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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Breiðafjörður

  Breidafjordur is a fjord and a nature reserve situated between the Westfjords and the Snaefellsnes peninsula.  The fjord features countl...

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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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Flatey

Wikimedia. Creative Commons. Credit: Kolbrún Ragna. Flatey ('Flat Island') is just one of the thousands of islands that dot Brei&...

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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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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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Ísafjörður

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

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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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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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Tours near Patreksfjörður

13 Day Self Drive Tour | Circle Of Iceland & Westfjords

Jump behind the wheel for this 13-day, self-drive tour around Iceland! You will get to see......

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13 Day Self Drive Tour on Budget | Circle Of Iceland & Westfjords

Be the master of your time and your wallet on this 13-Day Budget Self-Drive Tour around the Ring......

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Highlights & Hidden Gems | Golden Circle, South Coast, Snaefellsnes, Westfjords & Highlands

Come along on this 8-day minibus tour and see how incredibly varied Iceland's natural beauty can......

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Westfjords Bird Watching | Puffins and More

Get up close and personal with the North Atlantic Puffin on this bird watching tour of the......

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Pearls of the Westfjords | Latrabjarg Cliffs & Raudasandur Beach

Explore the beautiful nature of the Westfjords on this immersive day tour where you’ll see the......

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Crown Jewel Jeep Tour | Kjaran's Avenue & Dynjandi Waterfall

Explore the Westfjords by super jeep with this exciting day tour. Those seeking amazing......

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Bike Tour of Bird Cliffs & Beautiful Beaches

Enjoy a bike ride through the beautiful features of the Westfjords with this excellent day tour.......

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Westfjords Hiking Adventure | Trek Between Two Fjords

Immerse yourself in the nature of the dramatic and beautiful Icelandic Westfjords on this scenic......

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Westfjords Photography Tour | Stunning Nature & Landscapes

Join this exciting photography tour in the remote Westfjords of Iceland to capture and......

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Westfjords Cycling Tour | Latrabjarg Cliff and Raudasandur Beach

Visit the golden sands of Rauðasandur on this fantastic biking tour of the Westfjords. If you’re......

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Fishing in the Westfjords | Dine on Your Catch

Go fishing in the Westfjords, and finish up your day with a two-course meal at a fantastic local......

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