Cultural Walks

Memory Lane at The Farm Ögur

A Walk in Ögurs Area

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Join us on a walking tour that takes in the sheep barn with its interesting architecture, and the smoking hut with its wooden frames still used for drying fish and shark in the traditional way. After that we make our way to the beautiful little church where our guide will entertain us with some fascinating stories from the rich history of the area.

Nature and Cultural Walk-Geology

Easy Walk in Ísafjörður

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- The oldest part of Iceland -

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 tour starts from Westtours office/Tourist Information Center in Ísafjörður and passing through the small village of 2600 inhabitants, and up to the mountain slopes. On the way through town you will see houses from the heyday of Ísafjörður and hear interesting things about the place, its history and culture.

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- Do you belive in fairytales? -

Do you like listening to legends and stories? Would you like to understand the past times in which they developed?

The small town of Ísafjörður is unique in Iceland. Its unusually well-preserved city center dates from the 19th century and still reflects its charming history, that remains alive in the legends and stories.

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Ísafjörður has earned its reputation for the best cross country skiing tracks and easy ski routes in Iceland. The roots of skiing in Ísafjörður are deep with the oldest cross country ski race in the country and many Olympic skiers in town. Now you get a chance to test your skills with a professional guide that will show you the tricks of the trade.

Ísafjörður Walk

A Walk in Ísafjörður

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Every day life -

You will walk through the village and up to the mountain slopes. You will visit interesting places, such as historical houses and trade centers from the prime time of Ísafjörður. Further you will receive information on history and culture and hear a lot of stories about the people who lived here and their common beliefs and  visit the places from where the stories are told. 

The Backstreets of Ísafjörður

Walking in Ísafjörður

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- History at every corner -

Join the locals in their daily lives - In this tour you will get a glimpse of the traditional everyday life in Ísafjörður. In a two-hour long walk around town, accompanied by a local guide, you will experience the town’s true spirit in a way otherwise not available. Along the way you are likely to bump into the local barber who plays the accordion or even interrupt the baker training for the marathon.

The Old Way – an encounter with Nordic Paganism

Nordic Paganism Tour in Arnardalur

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An encounter with Nordic Paganism.
Storytelling, ancient ritual and local food -The tour focuses on storytelling, giving information on a subject that has influenced the Icelandic nation up to this day, both consciously and in ways that is more subtle. Also, it is a tour of the taste buds, with an introduction of local food. All this takes place in an environment of wonders, gorgeous nature and a former cow shed.