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Herring Factory visit & Leisurely Hike



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Visit an old herring salting factory near Djúpavík that’s now a popular cultural arena.
  • Hike in a spectacular landscape and enjoy a view over the fjord

  • Visit a historic site and learn how herrings – ‘the silver of the sea’ – were once the basis for a thriving economy

  • Take photos of an abandoned building and nearby shipwreck

  • View the interesting art exhibition inside the old factory building near Djúpavík

Photogenic fish and fantasy 

Go back in time to an abandoned herring factory that’s a photographer’s dream location, and is now used for concerts and art exhibitions. Recently, it was even the location for the recent superhero film Justice League. Admire the stunning waterfall behind the factory before walking up the mountain ridge for an awe-inspiring view.   

Practical information

  • Remarks/requirements: Dress according to local weather conditions with good footwear.

  • Included: Coffee and pastries.

  • Walking information: Nature walk, uneven surfaces. 

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.

  • Language: English.

Penguins perched on the ice of Cuverville Island, Antarctica. Credit: Espen Mills / HX Hurtigruten Expeditions

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