Hiking Trails

There are many hikes that you can take if you are staying in Drangsnes. An Easy path that starts in Drangsnes will lead you up yo Bæjarfell, the mountain above Drangsnes, which can be perfect as a family hike. The view from the mountain is really beautiful and you can see Steingrímsfjörður, Bjarnarfjörður, Húnaflói and Grímsey.

Another hiking trail that starts in Drangsnes harbour leads you up to Pyttasundshæðir and either over to Bjarnarfjörður or coming down to Drangsnes again. The end path, from Bjarnarfjörður to Drangsnes has cairnes on it. 

many more hikes are available in the area and if you are thirsty for more information we reccommend to stop by at Hólmavík Tourist Information Office and get more information. We also reccommend you to buy the hiking trail map from Westfjords Tourist Association, which you can get in any Information Office in the Westfjords. We also recommend you to have good equipment and to be dressed for any weather.

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