Geology                     

Would you like to know how Iceland was formed?
Did you ever want to see and understand the influence of the ice age glaciers on the landscape?
Are you fascinated by stones?
Are you interested in volcanic activity?

Your walk starts at Tourist Information in Ísafjörður, passing through the small town of 2600 inhabitants, and up to the slopes above the village. On the short way through town you will see houses from the heyday of Ísafjörður and hear interesting things about the place, its history and culture.

By the slopes you get an insight into the Icelandic vegetation and will see plants in their natural habitat. You will also learn something about the formation of the Westfjords while you can enjoy the wonderful view of the fjord and surrounding valleys.

Along the way you will learn interesting and noteworthy information about former volcanic activities and how the glacial period shaped the landscape.

You will also be shown the different types of rock layers, stones and more.

It is possible to extend the Ísafjörður Walk by one hour with this one at 10:00 or book only this walk at 14:00.

Daily in summer at 10:00, 14:00 and 17:00

in winter at 14:00

Meeting point: Tourist Information Center

Elevation: up to 80 m     

Duration: 2,5-3 hours

Group size: 2-10 people

Price for one: 10.500 ISK (children up to 14 free), for 8-10 people 9.500 ISK

(for only one 18.000 ISK)

 

To make a booking, please contact me. I will answer you quickly.