Experience the coastal life of Eyjafjörður Fjord and Tröllaskagi Peninsula, and sample local microbrews on this guided tour. Travel down rural roads to a black sand beach, a bustling harbor area, and an old herring factory. Make a special stop at Iceland’s first microbrewery to sample the local brews before heading back.
Akureyri, Iceland’s second city, is known for its high concentration of quality restaurants and cafés. Let a guide who knows the city well lead you on an eating adventure, introducing you to Icelandic classics, such as harðfiskur (dried fish) and Brennivín (schnapps), as well as more innovative modern creations that you may otherwise miss.
Explore Iceland’s northern coast on a scenic drive that takes you past fjords, harbors, fishing villages, and mountains on your way to Kaldi Beer Spa. Along the way, you can learn about the rural region’s history with a walk through the Village of Sigló where the TV crime series ‘Trapped’ was filmed. Finish the day relaxing in a beer hot tub, sipping on microbrews, and dining on local food.
The remote Tröllaskagi peninsula on the Arctic coast of Iceland is dotted with family-owned food and drink businesses that few travelers get the chance to experience. Visit boutique businesses in Siglufjörður and Ólafsfjörður: Segull 67 Brewery and Kaffi Klara Restaurant. Enjoy beer and tapas tastings, and hear snippets of local history from people who live and work in Iceland’s Arctic north.
Ice fishing in Iceland!
Lake Ólafsfjörður is a one of a kind lake as it splits into freshwater and seawater lake, depending on the depth. Therefore it is possible to fish various kinds of fishes there but the most common are trout, salmon, redfish, and cod.
In this tour, you get the change to learn about the ecosystem of Lake Ólafsfjörður try out the traditional ice fishing techniques and learn how to make some local recipes from the catch of the day.
Join a local Icelandic chef for a full culinary experience that includes shopping for local ingredients, cooking alongside an expert, and enjoying your handmade creations. This class is perfect for everyone from aspiring chefs to those looking to learn more about Icelandic traditions. Taking a cooking class immerses you in the local culture in a way you can’t find by going out to dinner or cooking on your own.