Landscape in Bakkagerði Iceland

Local Living Walk of Bakkagerði

Experience the peaceful magic of a natural area said to be home to elves.

Included in your cruise
  • Meet friendly locals and learn about their daily lives, history, and culture 
  • Visit the beautiful local church and the old Lindarbakki turf house 
  • Visit the fish factory and continue to Icelandic Down – famous for their eiderdown products 
  • Keep a look out for elves! 
  • Difficulty level

    Level 3: Active - good mobility needed

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  • Notices

    Dress according to the local weather conditions.

In the land of elves   

Get a glimpse of traditional everyday life in the small town of Bakkagerði situated in the beautiful area of Borgarfjörður Eystri. Meet friendly and welcoming locals along the way and learn about their daily lives, as well as the history, culture and architecture of the area. You’ll learn about the town’s spirit and hear legends of elves believed to live in this area.  

Pactical information: 

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

  • Walking information: 2 km / Paved and gravel ground.

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.

  • Included: Coffee and Kleina (twisted doughnut).

  • Language: English.