Edda Hotel Isafjordur
No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking
Photos of Edda Hotel Isafjordur
TripAdvisor Reviews Edda Hotel Isafjordur Isafjördur
Travel Blogs from Isafjördur
This leg of our trip was fascinating, full of surprises and quite an adventure!
Most of the road from Vatnsfjordur to Thingeyri was unpaved, a bit of it fairly rough and twisting and climbing high through mountain passes. There is not a single guard rail to be seen on this section, and the roads can be quite narrow and VERY high up!
Leaving the idyllic campsite at Flokalundur, there is a cute little viking statue just to ...
... a hundred metres above us and running to greet us after they descended to road level, only to turn away when we proved not to be their shepherd. So, we meandered along, freezing in the deep late-morning shade below the cliffs and perspiring as soon as we stepped out of shadow into the sun.
An hour or so later we walked back into the town to find a local fisherman taking a couple of visitors down to his boat for the day. All were clad from head to toe in ...
... waffle and it was a little bit of sunshine on a otherwise gloomy day. This little house is 3.9 x 7.4 meters and at times housed up to 20 people. The house was actually lived in until 1969.
Finally, after six fjords we reached our hotel for the evening in the town of Isafjordur. Isafjordur is the largest town in the West Fjords, having all of the necessary facilities a central hub ...
Today looks a bit light on sightseeing and the area, being wild and remote, beckons more hiking activities. Breakfast finished so time to pack up and see what lies around the next 5 fjords (e.g. drive many miles to go only a few).
It might have looked like a short drive day but each fjord requires:
* Go down to end of fjord
* Come back up the other side
Together these can amount to 20 miles of driving ...
... and cleaned the utter and it attached itself and started milking. It can sense when there is no more milk coming out so it detaches itself automatically to avoid harming the cow. Then the cow leaves and the machine cleans itself and the next cow comes in and it all starts over again. We walked around and saw little sheep ruining around, and baby calves in pens and more baby sheep laying with their mothers. It was nice. We then drove through the town and saw the ...