Today, Hafnarfjordur, a small town built in a lava field just outside of Reykjavik, Iceland, will be holding a Christmas concert in its Christmas Village located in the heart of the town.
The town’s Christmas Village consists of numerous wooden cabins selling gifts, decorations and delicious festive treats. There is also a full schedule of live entertainment and musical performances, as well as the opportunity to meet The Yule Lads – Iceland’s thirteen mischievous Santas. Read more
With the recent arrival of the renowned cruise ship, Le Boreal, the Port of Hafnarfjordur is fast becoming a favourable cruise ship destination due to the wide range of activities within close proximity of the port, located in the quaint town of Hafnarfjordur.
Situated in the southwest of Iceland, Hafnarfjordur is an excellent town to visit as it offers a wide selection of fun activities, such as swimming pools, local galleries, museums, a golf course, and horseback riding. Read more
Youngsters from local schools in Hafnarfjordur, Iceland will be ready to welcome passengers aboard the Le Boreal cruise ship this summer, as it is due to dock four times throughout the season.
The Le Boreal cruise ship will be docking in the Port of Hafnarfjordur giving the 264-passengers aboard the opportunity to go on sightseeing tours in the area surrounding Hafnarfjordur. This includes The Golden Circle (Gullfoss, Geysir, Thingvellir), the geothermal area of Krysuvik, the Blue Lagoon, and city sightseeing tours to Reykjavik. Read more
The luxury MSC Poesia cruise ship docked in the Port of Hafnarfjordur, Iceland recently and became the largest ship ever to dock in the harbour. The cruise was also the first to arrive in Hafnarfjordur for the summer season.
The fishing village of Hafnarfjordur is Iceland’s third-largest town, built in a lava field just a 10 minute drive from the capital city, Reykjavik. The town offers opportunities for whale watching, horse-riding and for those cruise ships calling in June, passengers can experience the colourful Viking festival where Viking enthusiasts from all around the world gather in the town to enjoy the numerous events. Read more
Hafnarfjordur is Iceland’s third-largest town with a port that is capable of accommodating three berth luxury cruise ships and this summer, the cruise ship schedule includes a visit from the magnificent Le Boreal.
Le Boreal is a custom-built cruise ship that was launched in May, allowing for a 264-passenger capacity with “cleanship” standards. This includes an advanced positioning system that keeps it in the same offshore location without having to drop anchor, preventing damage to the seabeds surrounding Iceland. Read more
During the glorious summer months in Iceland, the port of Harfnarfjordur is not only one of the safest harbours to dock a cruise ship but is also situated in a town full of cultural activities for those travelling on board.
The wonderful town of Hafnarfjordur offers a wide selection of fun activities, such as swimming pools, local galleries, museums, a golf course and even horseback riding. Also, across June, Hafnarfjordur hosts the annual Viking Festival where crowds of Norsemen from around the world take part in the celebrations.
The Port of Hafnarfjordur is capable of accommodating three berth cruise ships and this year the port is expecting 13 calls which is a massive increase from previous years. In addition to this, the port will receive its largest ever visitor, 93,000gt MSC Poesia with a length of 300m and draught of 7.6m. Compagnie du Ponant’s new cruise ship, Le Boreal is also expected to make a visit.
Hafnarfjordur is Iceland’s third-largest town, with just over 25,000 residents and opportunities for whale watching and horse-back riding. Read more
Hafnarfjordur is a fishing port located in the south-west of Iceland just a 10 minute drive from Reykjavik. It offers opportunities for whale watching and horse-riding and for those cruise ships calling in June, passengers can experience the colourful Viking festival where Viking enthusiasts from all around the world gather in the town to enjoy the numerous events.
The Port of Hafnarfjordur is expecting a massive increase in business for 2010 and with the town celebrating its 100th anniversary this year the port’s goal is to reach 15 plus cruise calls by 2015 with around 10 to 15,000 passengers. Read more