Patreksfjörður Tourism, Iceland

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Patreksfjörður ("Patrick's fjord") is an Icelandic village in the Westfjords with 651 inhabitants (2013 census). The town was named after Saint Patrick who was the spiritual guide of Örlygur Hrappson, the original settler in the area. Its economy is mainly based on its fisheries. Amenities include a swimming pool, bank, campsite, four guesthouses, a hotel, two restaurants, two cafes and a petrol station. In town is a hospital, police station and the town hall for the Municipality of Vesturbyggd.


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Facts and Stats for Patreksfjörður*

  • Patreksfjörður: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Patreksfjörður for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Patreksfjörður.

    • Burglary and Theft 75 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 100 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 75 (High)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
  • Living in Patreksfjörður - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 76.56 (High)
    • 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.

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

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