Welcome to Siglufjörður

After the herring abruptly disappeared from Iceland’s north coast in the late 1960s, Siglufjörður declined and never fully recovered.

Tunnels now link the town with Ólafsfjörður and points further south, and these days Sigló is receiving warranted attention from travellers smitten by its hiking, marina and excellent diversions (and its role as the sordid small town in both the Icelandic TV series Trapped, which was filmed here, and in the Ragnar Jónasson's crime novels). Just reaching the town (from either direction) involves a journey that will take your breath away.

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6-Day Small-Group Adventure Tour Around Iceland from Reykjavik

Day 1: Reykjavik - Golden Circle - South CoastAfter a morning Reykjavik pickup, explore the famous Golden Circle, including the historical UNESCO-listed site of Thingvellir National Park, where Iceland’s first parliament was founded in 930 AD.Next, visit Geysir hot springs and magnificent Gullfoss waterfall, and continue to the beautiful south coast. Stop at the scenic Seljalandsfoss and Skogarfoss waterfalls, and finally, the unique black sand beach of  Reynisfjara with Reynisdrangar peaks and basalt column cave.Afterwards, make your way to a your accommodation for the night, a country hotel in Vik area.Day 2: Vik - Skaftafell - Glacier Lagoon - HofnTravel along the south coast towards Skaftafell and Vatnajokull National Park. In Skaftafell, take a short glacier hike on one of the Vatnajokull outlet glaciers led by a skilled glacier guide. Then, drive to Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon, home to floating icebergs and occasional seals. Nearby is a black sand crystal beach usually filled with clear icebergs.Spend the evening and overnight in the town of Hofn.Day 3: Höfn - Egilsstadir - Hengifoss areaStart with a scenic drive along the coastline of the eastern fjords to Egilsstadir. Here, enjoy a short hike to the 419-feet (128-meter) Hengifoss waterfall, which gushes into a beautiful gorge.Afterward, check in at a cozy country hotel for the night.Day 4: Hengifoss area - Lake Myvatn - AkureyriStop at the stunning Dettifoss waterfall and then head to the Lake Myvatn area. Explore the volcanic Namaskard geothermal area to see its mud pools and visit Myvatn Nature Baths, where you have the opportunity to bathe in the hot spring pools or stroll around the area. The entrance fee to the baths is not included but can be added as an extra.Call at Hverfjall and Dimmuborgir to explore on foot, and drive toward Akureyri with a stop on route at Godafoss waterfall. Tonight, stay in a country hotel nearby Akureyri. Day 5: Akureyri - Eyjafjordur - West Iceland area (B)Explore the town of Akureyri and then take a 3-hour whale watching cruise in Eyjafjordur, looking for humpback whales and white-beaked dolphins, and trying some optional sea angling.Then, travel along the Trollaskagi peninsula and visit the quaint village of Siglufjorður before continuing to west Iceland for overnight.Day 6: West Iceland area - Deildartunguhver - Reykholt - ReykjavikToday, explore west Iceland, voted one of the best destinations for 2016 by Lonely Planet. Stop at Deildartunguhver and the Barnafoss waterfall and pause to see Hraunfossar, where the falls flow from beneath the lava field.Your final stop is at the historic site of Reykholt before you return to Reykjavik, where your tour concludes.

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Siglo-Kaldi Spa and Dining Experience from Akureyri

Your journey begins as you get picked up from your accommodation in North Iceland, meeting your local and friendly caffeure for the day. You will then begin your drive along the Eyjafjörður coastline, enjoying the stunning seaside surroundings. Your first stop will be at Old heering factory in Hjalteyri with a stunning view in eyjafjörður and stunning old style harbour the black sand beach in Dalvik Village, where you will take the time to have a little walk and breathe in the oceanfront air of this charming fishing village. From there, it is onwards to the village of Siglufjörður (sigló), the shooting location of local director Baltasar Kormákur’s popular TV crime series ‘Trapped’ and fantastic culture of the famous herring years in iceland. fascinating insight into the history of the North, when bountiful herring fishing prompted these villages to sprout and bloom. Today, the herring is gone from these waters, but the fishermen still prevail. Of course, all these stops will be along an incredibly scenic route, where you will witness the majestic mountains of the Tröllaskagi Peninsula, the tallest in Iceland outside the central Highlands, as well as the fjords of the North and the roaring North Atlantic Ocean where it comes closest to the Arctic Circle. The highlight of your trip, however, will be at the end of the tour, where you will be visiting Kaldi Beer spa where you will soak in the only beer spa in iceland and taste the one of the finest and most celebrated micro-breweri beer in Iceland. There, you will get a nice relaxing time and experience unique experience of the wellness of the spa nice hot tub outside with a stunning view to horsey iceland in eyjafjörður.  along with local food after your spa session. Don’t wait any longer in booking your North Iceland luxury excursion now with all included and get to know the history and culture of rural towns, before having a nice beer bath and tasting adventure in a local beer. Check availability by choosing a date.