Guide to Patreksfjörður — Nature, Community, and Inspiration Unite for a Unique Living Experience

Guide To The Fjords

Discover the peaceful beauty of Patreksfjörður: Your guide to living in Iceland's scenic Westfjords

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, Patreksfjörður has something to offer.

Things to do in Patreksfjörður 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 Patreksfjörður:

To Eat
Food Culture
Fiskidagurinn mikli (Big Fish Day) festival in August
Food Culture
Westfjords Seafood Festival in July
Coffee shop
Pool Culture
Patreksfjörður swimming pool
Kaldbakur, the highest mountain in the Westfjords
Patreksfjörður museum
Bíó Paradís Patreksfjarðar

Why Try Coliving in Patreksfjörður?

Patreksfjörður is an exceptional place to try out co-living, catering to seasonal workers, students, nature enthusiasts, and individuals seeking inspiration in the midst of Iceland's breathtaking landscapes. Its serene surroundings and close proximity to nature make it an ideal location to focus and find creative inspiration.

Coliving in Patreksfjörður fosters a sense of community and offers unique opportunities for collaboration, knowledge-sharing, and personal growth. By attracting diverse individuals to colive in Patreksfjörður, the community benefits from new ideas, cultural exchanges, and economic diversity and stimulation.

Embracing coliving in Patreksfjörður leads to the development of a vibrant, supportive community, enhancing the town's overall quality of life and providing an enriching experience for all residents.

Working from Patreksfjörður

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.

Westfjords Development Fund

Available Homes in Patreksfjörður

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