Youth Hostel in Bíldudalur
Travel Tips for Bíldudalur (Page 2/2)
13 Jun 2012 Hanna, Germany:
Latrabjarg at evening time when all the puffins come back from their day out on the ocean. It's nearly familiar then, not too many tourists but just the more puffins and really coming close!
13 Jun 2012 B.S., Netherlands:
The natural hot pool ~25 minutes driving (over a gravel road) away.
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Bíldudalur hostel, near Arnarfjörður, is one of the HI network of hostels in Iceland. The hostel is well situated south, on the West fjords with around 200 inhabitants. All basic services are available in the town, such as little shop, café during the summertime, a post office and a bank. The hostel is perfectly located by the harbour where guests can watch the fishing boats sail in the fjord. The hostel has a good kitchen with all kinds of equipments for cooking and outside you can find a barbecue. Then there is a comfortable living room with television, exchange-bookshelf and wireless internet free of charge. If you do not have your laptop with you there is a computer in the hostel living room which you can use, also free of charge. Weather conditions are extremely good in Bíldudalur during the summertime with a lot of sun and calm. The town and the area around offer various leisure activities making this hostel ideal for guests wanting to get out and explore! For outdoor life there are many beautiful hiking routes for both the experienced hikers and those that prefer a light stroll to enjoy the beauty of the magnificent nature. If you are a golfer you can find a 9 hole golf course in town and at the hostel you can rent a golf set. For those who like bird watching you can find eiderduck farming at the entrance of town from May to June. In Bíldudalur you will also find a very interesting music museum run by Jón Kr. Ólafsson out of his home. A bit further, you will find Selárdalur, which has a lot of interesting attractions. One of them is a selection of big sculptures by a local artist, Samúel Jónsson, who lived there for a great part of his life. Then about 90 km from the hostel to Látrabjarg where the biggest bird cliffs in the world can be found and about 50 km away from town you find the magnificent waterfall Dynjandi. If the weather is grey or you just want to relax after a good day you can go to the hot tub at the gym or drive to Reykjafjörður where you can find a hot nature bath and a swimming pool out in the wild nature. | more......