Guide to Bólungarvík — Stunning natural beauty above the clouds.

Stunning natural beauty above the clouds.

Nestled in the Westfjords region of Iceland, this small fishing village boasts stunning views of towering mountains and tranquil fjords. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast, a lover of nature, or just seeking a quiet and inspiring place to call home, Bólungarvík has something to offer.

Things to do in Bólungarvík include exploring the town's historic sites, hiking in the surrounding mountains, and fishing in the nearby fjords. The town also has a rich cultural scene, with museums, galleries, and theaters showcasing local talent.

Thing to do in Bólungarvík:

Community Center
Djúpid: Incubator and Coworking Space
The Platform Above The Clouds
The new bar in town: Verbúðin
Ósvör Maritime Museum
Bolafjall Mountain
Golf Course
Coffee Shop

Why Try Coliving in Bólungarvík?

Bólungarvík, tucked away in Iceland's scenic Westfjords, offers an idyllic setting for coliving - perfect for nature enthusiasts, students, and those seeking inspiration amidst stunning landscapes. The town's serene and tight-knit community makes it a unique and inviting location to live and work in. Coliving in Bólungarvík provides a chance to fully immerse oneself in the Icelandic culture and way of life, while also contributing to the growth and development of the town's community. This initiative can attract new residents, create opportunities for social and economic expansion, and foster a strong sense of belonging for both newcomers and long-time locals.

Working from Bólungarvík

Joining the local coworking space is a great way to connect to fellow entrepreneurs.

Especially in small remote communities, having a group of people to share everyday work hours with can be extremely valuable.


Useful Facebook Groups

Á döfinni • Towntalk by Blábankinn

The town’s official group. Use this group as the main communication tool with Flateyri’s past and present residents.

Samferða Ísafjörður

Use this group to coordinate share rides to and from Reykjavík and within the West Fjords.

Innovation and

Do you have an idea for a business or social project in Flateyri? These grants could help you bring your ideas to life.

Startup Westfjords

Westfjords Development Fund

Available Homes in Bólungarvík

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