Þingeyri makes a marvellous place to get out in the great outdoors. Belgian-Danish couple, Wouter and Janne, who run the Simbahöllin café at Fjarðargata 5 (899 6659), rent out top-quality mountain bikes (10,000kr/24hr) as well as running horseriding tours into neighbouring Sandadalur (9500kr/2hr). If you’re stuck for transport to Þingeyri, they can usually arrange to pick you up from Ísafjörður.

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