"Húsavík "The Capital of Whale watching in Iceland"" Top 5 Page for this destination Hùsavík by Regina1965
Hùsavík Travel Guide: 40 reviews and 127 photos
The town of Húsavík is located in N-Iceland, way up north, with 2.300 inhabitants. The nearest town south of Húsavík is Akureyri, Iceland's northern-capital. The beautiful church in Húsavík is 100 years old, raised in the summer of 1907, and is Húsavík's "symbol". The web-site for Húsavík is husavik.is with a lot of information in English.
Húsavík is well-known to be the center for whale-watching, with a lot of tourists visiting every year. The web-sites are www.northsailing.is and www.gentlegiants.is There is an excellent Whale museum down by the harbour (see my tip).
My grandmother and her 14 siblings used to live in this house by Húsavíkurkirkja church. It now belongs to the church. So I am 1/4 Húsvíkingur :D
- In a nutshell:My grandmother's birthplace :)
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