The Westfjords Roadway Passport Route

150 450 

8-12 Days

At 850 km and 18% gravel, the Westfjords Roadway is a great route option for riders looking to push their riding to new limits and experience the Westfjords while staying on more predictable roads.

 

*Note: Passport routes are €450 for solo riders. If you are riding in a group, the primary group contact should purchase the €450 option. All additional group members cost €150. 

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Route Highlights

Choose a route between 8-12 days

  • 850 km [530 mi]
  • 11,300 m [37,000 ft] of climbing
  • 18% gravel
  • 14 Passport Stops (total 300 points)
  • Best for those who want to stay on the main roads of the Westfjords
  • Recommended bike: Gravel bike with 35mm tires or similar

    Includes

    All passport routes include:

    • Route map GPX file and daily plan
    • Consultation call with local experts to plan your route and answer questions
    • Accommodation booking
    • Recommended gear/ clothing lists
    • Discounts at restaurants and museums
    • Starter pack including a Cycling Westfjords map, microfiber towel, and guidebook
    • Access to bike shop
    • On-route support in case anything goes wrong
    • Certificate of Achievement upon route completion

    Passport Stops

    Passport stops included on this route:

    • 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

    Discount List

    Food and drink

    • Mamma Nína
      • 10% discount of all 12” and 16” pizzas on menu
    • Tjöruhúsið
      • 1000 ISK discount
    • Litlibær
      • A waffle with cream and jam/a cake + coffee/tee/coco for 1200 ISK instead of 1500 ISK
    • Ögur Cafe
      • Soup of the day with bread plus coffee and cake for 1750 ISK
    • Hótel Djúpavík
      • 10% discount on food and drink
    • Sheep Farming Museum
      • 10% discount on full menu all day
      • 50% discount for access to the museum (500 ISK instead of 1000 ISK)
    • The Leif Eiríksson Center in Búðardalur
      • 25% discount on guided tour
      • 20% discount on heavy soup with free refill.
    • Vestur restaurant
      • Chicken soup 990 ISK
      • Cheeseburger 1590 ISK
      • Vegan Taco 990 ISK
    • Hótel Sandafell
      • 20% discount on food and drink (not valued for happy hour between 5pm and 7pm)
    • Gemlufall Café
      • 10% discount on food

    Museums and others

    • Bolungarvík
      • Free swimming pool entrance for those who are camping in Bolungarvík camping area
    • The Witchcraft museum
      • Free entrance!
    • Eiríksstaðir
      • 25% discount on tour with a guide and a quick nap in Eiríkur Rauðis’ bed!
    • The Leif Eiríksson Center excebition/Cafe
      • 25% discount on guided tour
    • Kastalinn Búðardal-horsbackriding
      • See accommodation
    • Hversdagssafnið/Everyday museum
      • 50% discount on entrance (500 ISK)
    • Byggðasafnið og Smiðjan (museums) Þingeyri
      • 1000 ISK entrance fee valued for both museums for two days.