Bildudalur, on the bay Arnarfjordur, is a thriving fishing port and a commercial
centre. Shrimp is caught in large quantities in the bay and processed in the village.
One of Iceland’s oldest houses is
in Bildudalur and the country’s first steamship equipped for fishing was
brought to Bildudalur at the end of the 19th century.
camping site is at the sport field and hiking is popular in the nearby
region, which boasts of high and beautiful mountains, spectacular valleys
and an interesting sea shores. The distance from the capital is 405 km by
the Whale Bay tunnel and 35 min. by air.