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The Isafjordur Culture Walk

| Hafnarstraeti, Isafjordur 400, Iceland
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Very interesting and fun!

Helga Hausner met us at the cruise ship dock and she walked us to interesting places in town. She... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
Dudee
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Atlanta, Georgia
Walking tour with a local guide

Lavi, the school teacher, was fabulous. Her family has been in Isafjordur for generations. So the... read more

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Reviewed 18 August 2017
kemaye
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Monterey, California
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Join us on a fascinating walking tour the charming streets of Isafjordur to get acquainted with the unique culture of the Westfjords and Iceland. Get an insight into local traditions, art & music; learn about Icelandic cuisine & local specialties...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| Hafnarstraeti, Isafjordur 400, Iceland
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Helga Hausner met us at the cruise ship dock and she walked us to interesting places in town. She described her life in Isafjordur and it didn't sound like an easy life but it was fascinating all the same. I recommend this walking tour for...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Lavi, the school teacher, was fabulous. Her family has been in Isafjordur for generations. So the buildings became personal stories. She told us tales about the fishing industry and we learned about the new biotech company using fish skin for burn victims. Loved getting the...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Tourism has become going from one site to the next, not forgetting to take photos! A culture walk is an opportunity to learn and reflect on the place you are visiting.

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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Isafjordur is only a small town but is was nice to have a local guide to take us round, explaining about both the buildings and the history of the place. Although originally from Germany, Edda had lived in a nearby village for many years and...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Did this tour with a lovely young lady named Jamie. She walked us around town always showing concern for our pacing and being very open to our questions. She was knowledgeable about this area and showed us/told us many interesting things about Isafjordur. All in...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

We booked this walking tour online, separate from our cruise & it turned out to be wonderful! Response to our questions and booking was prompt and informative. We met out guide, Lavie, at the dock and learned she is a teacher in the local school....More

1  Thank 303Jeff
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

We had a culture walk around Isafjordur. Thanks to Halla we got to know this town better than any other place we have visited in Iceland. She told us about the architecture, local traditions and the people of Isafjordur. Also, as a local, she knows...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Had a day in Isafjurdur and having heard about the elves that sat on the hillside of Naustahvilft decided that the best way to enjoy this little town was to do this walk. Coming down from the port, the 1st place we walk through was...More

1  Thank passionfruitsin
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

Preeti was excellent in the pre-planning. Always promptly (within hours or even minutes!) answered my emails, answering my questions. She was on the dock to meet us when we got off the ship's tender. There were about eight in our tour, including my husband and...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Traveled with 2 friends and wanted to get a thorough intro to the town. Our tour guide Halla met us and spent 2 1/2 hours walking through town. It's a small enough place that Halla seemed to know everyone, even stopping a group of school...More

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Response from Dudee | Reviewed this property |
I would plan three hours for the tour And sorry, I don’t remember how expensive it was but definitely worth it.
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