If you fly into Isafjordur, you can catch the Flybus (a little red van) that can take you into Isafjordur. Once you're in Isafjordur, stop in at the Cultural Center and you can get a voucher for the Flybus to return you to the airport. The Flybus in Isafjordur departs from Hotel Isafjordur - ask the people at the Cultural Center (Tourist Info...more
Definitely bring suntan lotion and sunglasses with you, especially if it's a clear sunny day. The sun is intense, the air quality is sparkling clean, and you're surrounded by water and ice which reflect the sun to make things worse. I developed a wicked sunburn within 15 min and I didn't even realize it at first because the air was quite chilly....more
At the Skogar Folk Museum you will find all aspects of Icelandic life. The majority of the collection was put together by 82-year-old Pordur Tomasson. He began collecting when he was just 14 years old. The Folk Museum stores a main museum, various restored farmhouses in the grounds and a museum of transport in Iceland.Email:...more
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The island is home to the "Penguin of the North". This stunning bird can be seen in the thousands either sitting on their "homes" or swimming in the sea.
The Atlantic Puffin is 28–34 centimeters in length, with a 50–60 cm wingspan. The male is generally slightly larger than the female, but they are colored alike. This bird is mainly black above and white below, with gray to white cheeks and red-orange legs. The bill is large and triangular, and during the breeding season is bright orange with a patch of blue bordered by yellow at the rear - a cute bird!Related to:
- National/State Park