Patreksfjörður is a sombre, impressive mountain-sheltered fjord with bare, sheer slopes and runnels. Situated in the fjord is a town named after the fjord itself. Patreksfjörður is a small fishing town with a population of about 750. Here, a costal lagoon has been dredged and opened to the sea to provide a sheltered harbour. Patreksfjörður town is ideally located as a base for those exploring the southern part of the West Fjords. Here, you will find all major services in a relaxing setting, so make sure to not just pass by this beautiful town.