A short transfer takes you to the starting point of Patreksfjörður to which you will hike to Tálknafjörður with a few stops on the way.
History of Patreksfjörður and Tálknafjörður.
Rich in history of English, French German and Dutch sailors.
Great birdlife of Tálknafjörður.
Level 4: Challenging - good mobility and fitness needed
Dress in line with local weather conditions (we recommend layers, the outer being wind/waterproof) - warm and comfortable clothing. Sturdy, non slip Hiking boots. We recommend you bring a backpack, water bottle and some snacks.
On this challenging, 7 km hiking tour we walk from Patreksfjörður to Tálknafjörður by an old route between the two fjords. While walking through Litlidalur the local guide will tell you about the history of Patreksfjörður and Tálknafjörður, which are both rich of history as bases of English, French, German and Dutch sailors, merchants and navy mariners. In Suðureyri is a famous ground depression which is believed to be a fairy settlement. If travelers lie down to rest in the depression they are destined to dream about their future. Tálknafjörður hosts wondefully diverse bird life and the scenery is enchanting. The hike takes approx 5 hours and has an elevation of 330m.
Please note: We recommend to dress in layers and wind- and water proof clothing. Good, non-slip hiking shoes required.
Language: English and German.
Remarks/requirements: Dress in line with local weather conditions (we recommend layers, the outer being wind/waterproof) - warm and comfortable clothing. Sturdy, non slip Hiking boots. We recommend you bring a backpack, water bottle and some snacks.
Walking information: The hike is around 7 km on uneven ground with an altitude of about 330 meter and takes approx. 5 hours.