When it comes to enjoying outdoor pursuits in beautiful surroundings, it’s hard to beat Skagafjördur in the north of Iceland. Rich in history, this rugged peninsula offers river rafting, horseback riding, relaxing thermal swimming pools, museums, and much more.
From Reykjavík to Sauðárkrókur
From Sauðárkrókur to Reykjavík
|Online offer||Economy||Standard||Child 2-11||Infant|
|Sauðárkrókur||€ 142.00||€ 169.00||€ 196.00||€ 124.00||€ 33.00|
- Online offer € 142.00
- Economy € 169.00
- Standard € 196.00
- Child 2-11 € 124.00
- Infant € 33.00
Highlights of Skagafjörður
Horseback riding: Skagafjördur is known as the home of the famous Icelandic horse and has some of the country’s best riding facilities.
River rafting: One of Iceland’s most popular rivers is located in Skagafjördur. Embedded in winding valleys with steep cliffs on either side, a journey along this river is one you won’t soon forget.
Museums: Skagafjördur is rich in museums and cultural centres. You can visit traditional turf-roofed homes, old churches, and displays on everyday life in ancient times. The best known museums are Glaumbaer (the Folk Museum of Skagafjördur) and the Icelandic Emigration Centre in Hofsós.
Natural wonders: One of the most beautiful landmarks in Skagafjördur is the island of Drangey, famous from the Icelandic Sagas as being the refuge of Grettir the Strong. It also boasts incredible birdlife, and can be visited as part of a boat cruise around the fjord.
Hiking: There are numerous hiking trails in the Skagafjördur region, suitable for anyone from beginners to the most seasoned hikers.