Saturdays and Sundays are free for your own activity.
The Westfjords Heritage Museum. At the museum fish is salted and dried by the same methods used for hundreds of years. Next door you will find a wonderful fish restaurant.
Students staying in Ísafjörður can enjoy discovering the town´s quaint bakeries, wandering the streets, and exploring the coastline. In Isafjordur you can go swimming, golfing, explore the Westfjords Heritage Museum
and much more. You can climb up several mountains and explore the beautiful nature all around.
Near Isafjordur you can go horse riding, kayaking, fjord-fishing, 4x4 (SUV) day trips and more. Make sure to bring hiking boots and outdoor clothing that is appropriate for the changeable weather.
The Hornstrandir Nature reserve is an amazing uninhabited place. There you will find some of the largest bird cliffs in Europe.
From Ísafjörður, you might want to take a trip to Vigur island or a one or two day trip to Hornstrandir. The Hornstrandir Nature reserve lies to the north of Ísafjörður, across Ísafjarðardjúp. The area can only be reached by boat. The last permanent residents left in the 1960s, and now nature is taking over old cultivated land. If you go, you will be in tranquil wilderness - no cars, no roads, and no telephones! For more information go to www.westfjords.is