Travel search
Can't find it? Try searching for it :)

Bakkafjörður camping ground

The Camp Site at Bakkafjörður is located in the center of the village.

Electricity is available for campers as well as bathing facilities in the nearby Guest House.

Bakkafjörður village is at one end of the Arctic Coast Way, see

Nearby are many nearby hiking trails, such as on Digranes or to Viðvík.

One of the country's oldest wooden church and the parish church of Bakkafjörður is at Skegurstaður, which was built in 1845.

At Bakkafjörður there is now a guesthouse next to the Camp Site and a small shop and with a café by the old arbor.

A petrol/gas automat is located by the café.

A playground for young children is at the Guest House.

The main foundation of Bakkafjörður village is rich fishing grounds in nearby waters. Currently, there are some fish processing plants and several small fishing vessels that bring regularly fresh fish ashore at the new harbor, which is one the largest of its kind in the country.

Near Bakkafjörður there is a swimming pool in Thorshofn village, a shop and more services. An outdoor swimming pool is at nearby Selárdalur

Bakkafjörður camping ground

Skólagata 5

GPS Points N66° 2' 11.958" W14° 48' 4.381"

+354 867 7239

Opening period 01/06 - 15/09
Service Waste tank discharge Dogs allowed Public lavatory Walking path Play ground
Categories Camping

Travel directory for Bakkafjörður camping ground

The official travel index of Iceland

North Iceland

Towns & Villages

Society and the economy have many faces. Whereas agriculture is the mainstay of rural areas, the towns depend upon fishing, industry, trade and a range of services, with each village having its own characteristics though they all prove hospitable hosts. 
The availability of food and accommodation and the possibilities at every location for recreation and entertainment make hopping between the villages informative as well as fun.   
In every case, the residents are lively and ready to celebrate.

Explore map with pictures

Map Akureyri Eyjafjarðarsveit Grímsey Raufarhöfn Kópasker Þórshöfn Bakkafjörður Húsavík Mývatn Laugar Svalbarðseyri Grenivík Hjalteyri Hauganes Árskógssandur Dalvík Hrísey Ólafsfjörður Siglufjörður Hofsós Hólar Varmahlíð Sauðárkrókur Skagaströnd Blöndós Hvammstangi Laugarbakki Borðeyri