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Vigur Island

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Vigur Island

This remote, spear-shaped island (Vigur means "spear") is a 30-minute boat ride from Ísafjörður. The main reason to visit is the abundant birdlife, which spans arctic terns and puffins to black guillemots and eider ducks, whose down is traditionally gathered and used for bedding and coats. You can also visit Iceland’s only windmill (which dates to the 19th century) and the world’s smallest post office—and you might see a whale or sea lion during the boat ride.