From Ísafjörður’s Sundahöfn harbour you can take a boat tour to Vigur (mid-June to mid-Aug daily 2pm; 3hr; 9800kr), a small, elongated island west of Ísafjörður in Ísafjörðardjúp. The ride over takes about thirty minutes, and you have a couple of hours to explore the grassy, flat island before enjoying refreshments served up by the local farmer and heading back to town. You’ll definitely see swarms of puffins, arctic terns and eider ducks, plus Iceland’s one and only windmill, making for a great afternoon’s trip in good weather. You can book tours through Vesturferðir at the tourist office (456 5111).

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