Guide to Flateyri — Raw nature, art, adventure, creative remote living.

Guide To The Fjords

A lively, charming, creative town
with the warmest community.

Home of Vagninn, Skúrin, and Flateyri Folk School, Flateyri is a quiet and beautiful little village to focus, live within a tight community, experience beautiful nature, and retreat creatively.

Flateyri is a charming village located in the Westfjords of Iceland, known for its picturesque surroundings and tranquil lifestyle. If you’re planning a visit, there are plenty of things to do, including a visit to the Flateyri Swimming Pool, the Dynjandi Waterfall, skiing and snowboarding, and hiking.

Things To Do In Flateyri

Weekends at Vagninn
The Oldest Bookstore in Iceland
Coffee Shop
Pool Culture
Flateyri Swimming Pool
Ice Skating Rink
Language Club
Adventure Center
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Why Try Coliving in Flateyri?

Flateyri’s stunning natural surroundings and tight-knit community make it an excellent place for coliving. Coliving in Flateyri can provide a unique opportunity for residents to connect with each other and with the local community. It can also foster collaboration, creativity, and personal growth through shared experiences and resources. By bringing together individuals with diverse backgrounds and skill sets, coliving can contribute to Flateyri’s community by promoting innovation and economic growth. Additionally, coliving can create a sense of belonging and help combat loneliness and isolation, which is especially important in a smaller community like Flateyri.

Working from Flateyri

Joining the local coworking space is a great way to connect to fellow entrepreneurs. Especially in small remote communities, such as Flateyri, having a group of people to share everyday work hours with can be extremely valuable.

Skúrin Coworking Space

Useful Facebook Groups

Co-Living Iceland

Use this group to find roommates, housemates, and available homes for rent in Flateyri and in other fjords.

Flateyri or Flateyringar

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.

þróunarsjóði Flateyrar

Westfjords Development Fund

Available Homes in flateyri

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