Stykkishólmur Discovery Walk

Explore the beautiful town of Stykkishólmur, the largest town on the northern side of the Snæfellsnes peninsula.

Included in your cruise
  • Enjoy a discovery walk in the friendly town of Stykkishólmur
  • Visit the Icelandic Eider Center
  • Gain information from stationed guides
  • 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.