Stykkishólmur Discovery Walk

Explore the beautiful town of Stykkishólmur, set on the spectacular  Snæfellsnes peninsula.

Included in your cruise
  • Follow a map of the town with suggested walking routes and highlights
  • Discover local insights from guides stationed around the town
  • Gaze at the impressive architecture of Stykkishólmur church and its spectacular views
  • Visit the Icelandic Eider Centre to learn about how eiderdowns are made
  • Difficulty level

    Level 2: Moderate - some mobility needed

  • Duration

    At guests' discretion

  • Max. passengers


  • Booking code


  • Notices

    Dress according to local weather conditions with good footwear

Our knoweldgeable guide will take you on a discovery walk to explore the beautiful town of Stykkishólmur on the Snæfellsnes peninsula. Enjoy thought provoking talks and dive into the culture and history of this welcoming community. One of the defining landmarks in Stykkishólmur are the old houses which reside in the old city center and this is reflected in the atmosphere – it sometimes feels like a place from a different time. After a walk from the pier up to the fascinating church you will be rewarded with a picturesque viewpoint that offers a panoramic view of the town and the fjord. The adjacent Breidafjordur is the largest active eider duck nesting area in the world. The tour will end at the Eider Down Center for a short visit where you will learn more about the tradition of eiderdown farming.
Please note: The total walking distance is approx. 2 km over paved
and gravel ground.

Practial information:

  • Language: English.

  • Included: Map.

  • Remarks/requirements: Dress according to local weather conditions with good footwear.

  • Walking information: At guests' discretion, walking over paved surfaces.

  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes.