Húsavík

Húsavík / Husavik – the biggest town in Norðurþing municipality, located on the north coast (Skjálfandi bay) of Iceland, on Diamond Circle route in Northeastern Region. The whale watching capital of Europe. The name of the town meas the Bay of Houses – the first settlers of the island come prodably here.

Sights / Things to do in Húsavík:

  • whale watching tours,
  • a port,
  • Húsavíkurkirkja (Church of Húsavík) – a wooden church from 1907,
  • Húsavík Whale Museum,
  • Exploration Museum.


Húsavík / Husavik, Northeastern Region, Iceland

Ξ Húsavík tourism webpage

Ξ Whale watching in Iceland webpage

Ξ Norðurþing municipality webpage

∇ Location: view on Google Maps

⛭ Weather in Húsavík


See also:

Akureyri – the Capital of North Iceland

Northern Iceland


Iceland on 40thousandkm

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