The Falcon (Fálki)

Experience this adventurous spin on the classic Westfjords Way Route, customized to your sense of adventure

The Falcon is a little bit more adventurous than the Merlin and incorporates more mountain passes and gravel. Like all our routes, it traverses some of the best scenery, hot pots, cafes and waterfalls the Westfjords has to offer. The added distance makes the Falcon a great option for riders that have a bit more time and want to venture to some more remote coastlines.

The route is about 1,044 km and 14,830 m elevation gain. On-route, you will have the opportunity to rack up 450 passport points in cultural stops. But keep in mind, you can always make changes to the route using our point system as a guide for recommended stops.

  • 1,044 km [580 mi]
  • 15,000 m [49,000 ft] of climbing
  • 31% gravel
  • 25 Passport Stops (totally 300 points)
  • Best for those looking for a good mix of gravel and road riding
  • Recommended bike: Gravel bike with at least 40mm tires or similar
  • Ísafjörður – village
  • Súðavík – village
  • Litlibær í Skötufirði – cafe
  • Steingrímsfjarðarheiði – mountain pass
  • Hólmavík – village
  • Laxárdalsheiði – mountain pass
  • Búðardalur – village
  • Flókalundur/Brjánslækur – restaurant/ hotel and hot pot
  • Patreksfjörður – village
  • Tálknafjörður – village
  • Bíldudalur – village
  • Þingeyri – village
  • Flateyri – village
  • Bolungarvík – village 
  • Mjóafjarðarbotn/Heydalur – hotel/ hot pot
  • Vatnsfjarðarnes
  • Drangsnes – village/ hot pot
  • Klofningsvegur
  • Gilsfjörður
  • Mjóifjörður
  • Kjálkafjörður
  • Hrafnseyrarheiði
  • Dýrafjarðarbotn
  • Önundarfjarðarbotn
  • Breiðadalsheiði – mountain pass

  • Route map GPX file (email cyclingwestfjords@gmail.com for more info about pre-drawn and custom routes)
  • Consultation call with local experts to plan your route and answer questions
  • Required and recommended gear/ clothing lists
  • Discounts at hotels, restaurants and museums
  • Starter pack including a Cycling Westfjords map and guidebook
  • Bike box storage
  • Local knowledge and support in case anything goes wrong
  • Cycling Westfjords microfiber towel
  • Certificate of Achievement upon route completion

Falcon Passport Route

Ready to get your GPX file and start planning? Purchase the Falcon Passport Route here, and start working with our team today to plan your adventure.

Falcon in 11 Days

Ready to take on the Falcon over 11 days? Our prepared trip has your self-supported tour covered. More info coming soon.