Located on the frosty northern coastline of Iceland lies the town of Húsavík with its, 2,307 inhabitants. The most famous landmark of the town is the wooden church Húsavíkurkirkja, built in 1907. It is both a tourist and fishing destination, as it is famous for whale watching and other sea-dwelling activities. The town has a long and ancient history dating back to the Viking Age, where courageous exploring Norse men would seek shelter in these lands during the long and harsh Nordic winters.
Travelers have often used Húsavík as a base in order to see the nearby natural beauties and landscapes that characterize Iceland. This cozy town is also famous for the Mærudagar also known as “Candy Days”. In mid-July, many local Icelanders and travelers come to the tiny town to enjoy this awesome festival, offering music, culinary delights and colorful adornments.