The Westfjords Way in 8 days August 5.-13. 2023

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Work in process – Opens for registration soon.

Route Highlights

  • 1016km [631 mi]
  • 13333 m [44,000 ft] of climbing
  • 75% paved
  • For those who prefer company while riding and want to see all the best that the Westfjords have to offer.
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Description

August 5-13. 2023 event!

This is the same route as the Westfjords Way Challenge goes. Now we are going to collect a group to ride it with shorter daily distances and not in a race.

Every night there is an option of accommodation or camping with one exception where there is only a guesthouse. So every evening you will have a restaurant and breakfast option in the morning.

This tour is fully self-supported. The option of having luggage transported between accommodation might open up later if we reach a Certain number of participants.

Route Highlights

  • 1016km [631 mi]
  • 13333 m [44,000 ft] of climbing
  • 75% paved
  • For those who prefer company while riding and want to see all the best that the Westfjords have to offer.

 

Additional information

Night in:

Camping, Lux for one, Lux for two, simple for one, Simple for two

Discountlist

Food and drink

Mamma Nína – 10% discount of all 12” and 16” pizzas on menu

Tjöruhúsið 1000 kr discount on food – 6000.- full price is 7000.-

Litlibær – A waffle with cream and jam/a cake + coffee/tee/coco for 1200.- instead of 1500.-

Ögur cafe special deal: soup of the day with bread plus coffee and cake for 1750.-

Hótel Djúpavík 10% discount of food and drink

Sheep Farming Museum saudfjarsetur@saudfjarsetur.is 10% discount of menu all day, coffee, cake, lamb, soup etc. Also 50% discount for access to the museum (500.- instead of 1000.-)

The Leif Eiríksson Center in Búðardalur eiriksstadir@eiriksstadir.is 25% discount of guided tour and 20% discount of heavy soup with free refill.

Vestur restaurant – Special deals Chicken soup 990.- Cheeseburger 1590.- Vegan Taco 990.-

Hótel Sandafell -20% of food and drink (not valued for happy hour between 5pm and 7pm)

Gemlufall Café 10% discount of food

Museums and others

BOLUNGARVÍK  For those who are camping in Bolungarvík camping area, free entrance to the swimming pool . Need to show the Bolungarvík picture at the entrance.

The Witchcraft museum – free entrance!

Eiríksstaðir eiriksstadir@eiriksstadir.is 25% discount of tour with a guide and a quick nap in Eiríkur Rauðis bed!

The Leif Eiríksson Center excebition/Cafe 25% discount of guided tour

Kastalinn Búðardal-horsbackriding  (see accommodation)

Hversdagssafnið/Everyday museum- 50% discount of entrance = 500kr per person

Byggðasafnið og Smiðjan (museums) Þingeyri, 1000kr entrance fee valued for both museums for two days.