There is always something charming about small islands, and the harmony of thousands of birds in Vigur Island, close to Isafjordur, completes the beautiful landscape.
The relaxed atmosphere, tranquility and harmony of thousands of birds in Vigur completes the beautiful landscape and leaves its visitors with otherworldly feeling. Over the years the island has earned itself a great reputation and is therefore a must on any travelers itinerary. Its friendly inhabitants welcome you with their relaxed manner and somehow, one feels that time stands still in Vigur.
Starting from the harbour in Isafjordur, you will reach Vigur after about an half an hour boat ride. Once there you will take a guided walk around the island. It’s a perfect opportunity to see the abundance of birds in their natural environment. The island is a home for thousands of birds like eider ducks, arctic terns, puffins and black guillemot during spring and summer. Most of the birds fly off to their winter homes around mid august.
The island family will serve homemade refreshments in an old mid-19th-century cow-house which has been restored into a beautiful and welcoming reception area—the perfect way to complete your visit before returning to Ísafjördur. Prior to heading back, you can visit the smallest post office in Europe and send home a card or two.
- Boat transfer
- Guidance and light refreshments on the island
It’s possible to add airfare from Reykjavik to Isafjordur to this tour. If you would like to include airfare, please contact us whether you are interested in adding one-way tickets or return tickets.