Bildudalur, Iceland

Located on the north west coast of Iceland, Bíldudalur is within the fjord Arnarfjörður, a location which is not only beautiful but also keeps it in relative good weather - considering its location of course! 

The main industries in this picturesque village are sea mineral processing and fish farming, while tourism has also been increasing. Although the population of Bíldudalur is only about 200, music and culture have thrived there for decades. The village hosts an annual folk music festival and don't forget to visit Melodies of the Past, an exhibition of Icelandic music memorabilia.

The fjord Arnarfjörður is well known for its numerous sea monsters. Tales of such creatures have played a colorful role in Icelandic folk culture for centuries. The Icelandic Sea Monster Museum in Bíldudalur offers an action-packed multimedia display of such tales, something the whole family can enjoy together.

Bíldudalur is accessible from Reykjavík by flight six days per week. A fly-bus connects Bíldudalur to the neighboring villages Tálknafjörður and Patreksfjörður. Bus connection from Reykjavík, via Brjánslækur (ferry Baldur) and Patreksfjörður, is offered all year. If you travel to Bíldudalur by car, make sure you check the road conditions before you start your journey. Please note that the mountain roads Dynjandiseheiði and Hrafnseyrarheiði on road #60 (between Bíldudalur and Þingeyri/Ísafjörður) are closed during winter.

The camp site in the town Bíldudalur is located by the sea next to the sports center. The camp site has toilets, hot and cold running water, washing machine and tumble dryer. There is also electricity and waste disposal.

Bíldudalur, Arnarfirði
450-2354
bylta@vesturbyggd.is
www.vesturbyggd.is
GPS N65 40.254 W23 37.041

.

Comments