Isafjordur, Iceland has only 3,500 inhabitants, it was formerly one of lceland's main trading posts, and was granted municipal status in 1886. Some of lceland's oldest and conserved buildings, dating from the 18th century, are located in the town. The town is still mostly a fishing center. It has an airport with daily flights to Reykjavik as well as to other airports in the area. Facilities include hotels, restaurants, museums, a swimming pool, art galleries, a community center, and hospital. There are also soccer fields, golf course, and four ski lifts. A dynamic and varied cultural and artistic scene flourishes in the town as well. Isafjorduur is enclosed by mountains on three sides and the sea on the other. The ancient settlement site of Eyri downtown is enclosed by the tapered Skutuisfjordur fjord which shelters the harbor in all weathers.
This port is a fisherman's paradise. If you are the avid fisherman you
need to find your way to this eye popping port. It is also a site seeing
wonder, they have some of Iceland's oldest buildings, also take a glimpse of the
vast ice caped mountains.
If fishing isn't your thing take a site seeing trip and take in Iceland and all its glory.