Eyrarbakki Tourism

Eyrarbakki is a tiny little coastal village that was once a major port in Iceland. Today, this village is known for its laid-back vibes and fishing opportunities. With less than 600 residents, it makes for a perfect place to get away from all the hustle and bustle. Eyrarbakki is still a hidden gem even though it is located hardly 30 miles from the capital of Iceland - Reykjavík.

The oldest building in town dates back to the 1760s and most of the houses have some story to tell. Even the main church in this village is a century old. So, wandering the streets of Eyrarbakki is more than enough to give you a glimpse of its past.

If you are visiting this coastal village to have some fun, head straight towards the beach to enjoy some outdoor recreational activities. Go to its cultural center to catch local events or take a tour of horseback riding. With things to do for every age group, Eyrarbakki will make sure that you are having a great time here.

Essential travel information and Eyrarbakki tips for your visit

  • Timezone: UTC+0 (WET)
  • Currency: Icelandic króna
  • Electricity and internet: Eyrarbakki follows standard Northern European electrical guidelines and has 50 Hz/220 volts. Many cafes and hotels offer Wi-Fi but you can consider buying any Icelandic SIM card for a pocket-friendly data pack.
  • Languages: Icelandic and English
  • Tipping: It is not compulsory to offer tips but it is appreciated.
  • Tourist traps: N.A.

Emergency numbers

  • Common emergency number: 112
  • Fire department: 911
  • How safe is Eyrarbakki for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Eyrarbakki.

    • Corruption and Bribery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 91.67 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
    • Safety Index 92.65 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.29 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Eyrarbakki

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.22 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.22 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 56.97 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 153.93 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 122.13 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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