Cruises from Vopnafjordur
Vopnafjordur (Vopnafjörður) is a village and municipality in Northeast Iceland, standing on a peninsula in the middle of a mountainous bay of the same name. The main industries of Vopnafjörður are fish processing, agriculture, tourism and other services. Vopnafjörður attracts salmon fishers, artists, and celebrities. The largest river to run into the bay is Hofsá, one of the best salmon fishing rivers in the country.
Krossavík Mountains at 1,077 metres, tower over the bay. The town was settled originally by Vikings, and their history is recorded in the Vopnfirðinga saga, one of the classic sagas of Icelanders, epic family histories written in the 13th C.