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Book flights to Breiðdalsvík

Breiddalsvik is a tiny fishing village tucked away in the eastern fjords of Iceland. Sitting at the mouth of the longest and widest valley in East Iceland, Breiðdalur, the town is surrounded by dramatic mountains that rise over 1000 meters and a black sand beach. The impressive Breiðdalsá River winds its way through the valley before emptying into the sea here. While the village itself only has around 140 residents, it offers a glimpse into small-town Icelandic life. Hikers can explore the nearby Jórvíkurskógur, a rare forest on an island that's otherwise almost devoid of trees. The area is also known for its salmon fishing and boat tours. For those interested in geology, the Breiðdalssetur Center has exhibits on regional geology and history.

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Airports near Breiðdalsvík

Here are 4 airports available for your flights to Breiðdalsvík, simplifying your travel arrangements. With these options, travelling to and from Breiðdalsvík becomes effortlessly straightforward.

Egilsstaðir Airport

Located approximately 60 kilometres (37 miles) southwest of Breiðdalsvík, Egilsstaðir Airport is the closest commercial passenger airport to the city. It serves domestic flights within Iceland and offers connections to Reykjavik, the capital city.

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Hornafjörður Airport

Situated around 200 kilometres (124 miles) southeast of Breiðdalsvík, Hornafjörður Airport is another option for travellers. It primarily operates domestic flights but also has limited international connections to destinations like Copenhagen and Akureyri.

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Reykjavik-Keflavik International Airport

Although not within a reasonable driving distance, Reykjavik-Keflavik International Airport is the main international gateway to Iceland. It is located approximately 500 kilometres (310 miles) west of Breiðdalsvík. travellers arriving here can then take a connecting flight or continue their journey by road to reach Breiðdalsvík.

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Akureyri Airport

If you prefer a more local airport, Akureyri Airport is an option. It is situated around 400 kilometres (248 miles) northwest of Breiðdalsvík and offers domestic flights within Iceland. From Akureyri, you can either take a connecting flight or drive to reach Breiðdalsvík.

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Buy your flights to Breiðdalsvík and pay later

Using Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) for flights to Breiðdalsvík offers several advantages. Spread the cost of your booking over time for more flexibility in managing travel expenses, making your adventure more budget-friendly.

There are often no interest charges if paid within the agreed timeframe, but this will need to be checked with the lending provider, and it can ease budgeting for your trip, ensuring a stress-free travel experience.

Things to do in Breiðdalsvík

In a city full of many sights to see, we've picked out our top 3 must-sees:

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Breiddalssetur Museum

This local museum offers a look at the history of the area, including fishing practices, agriculture, and everyday life. The museum is housed in a turf building, which is a traditional Icelandic construction method using stacked turf walls with a wooden frame.

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Explore the surrounding nature

Breiðdalsvík is located in a beautiful area with mountains, fjords, and beaches. There are a number of hiking trails in the area, or you can simply relax on the beach and enjoy the scenery.

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Go horseback riding

Horseback riding is a popular activity in Iceland, and there are a number of companies that offer horseback riding tours in the Breiðdalsvík area. This is a great way to see the countryside and get some exercise.