Landscape in Bakkagerði Iceland

Local Living Walk of Bakkagerði

You will experience the town’s true spirit and also the elf spirit in City of Elves, in a way otherwise inaccessible. Along the way, we meet friendly and welcoming locals and learn about their daily lives as well as the history, culture, and architecture of the area.

Included in your cruise
  • Local Life
  • City of Elves
  • History and Culture
  • Meet the locals
  • Difficulty level

    Level 3: Active - good mobility needed

  • Duration

    1h20

  • Max. passengers

    500

  • Booking code

    INCL-BG61

  • Notices

    Dress according to the local weather conditions.

On this tour, you will get a glimpse of the traditional everyday life in Borgarfjordur Eystri which is locally known as Bakkagerði. On a 80 minutes long walk around town, accompanied by a local guide. You will experience the town’s true spirit and also the elf spirit in City of Elves, in a way otherwise inaccessible. Along the way, we meet friendly and welcoming locals and learn about their daily lives as well as the history, culture, and architecture of the area. We will visit the beautiful local church, an old turf house Lindarbakki, check the Fish factory and Icelandic down to learn more about the Eiderdown and their products.

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.