Húsavík portHúsavík , Iceland
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The port in the city of Husavik, shown in the webcam, is very small. As you can clearly see in the live stream, only small vessels are moored at the pier. Larger ones get into the tender parking lot.
In the territory of the port of Husavik with the online camera, is located the Whale Museum.
Husavik, where the live broadcast is coming from, is a settlement on the east coast of Skjaulvandi Bay. It is the first city in Iceland to offer whale watching cruises. Therefore, Husavik is often called the “Whale Capital of Europe”.
Husavik, whose port is shown by a webcam, is one of the oldest settlements in the country.
The Husavik Wooden Church is considered the symbol of the city where the online broadcast is coming from.
The House-Museum (Safnahusid), which includes the Ethnographic Museum, Maritime Museum, district archive, city’s photo archives, collection of paintings, collection of fossil shells from “prehistoric” times, is of great interest to tourists.
The exposition of the Husavik City Museum is dedicated to the historical heritage, natural phenomena and northern animals. The museum also functions as an art gallery.
The city you see in live camera, located in a bay with scenic views of the Kinnarfjoll mountains. The area surrounding Husavik has many hiking trails in a varied landscape, for example: walking along the shores of Skjaulvandi Bay and along the river, relaxing in a park by Lake Botnsvatn. You can reach Mount Husavik (417 m), from where, on a clear day, you can see the northern Grimsey Island, located on the Arctic Circle.
The most beautiful natural attractions of Husavik in the online camera are: Dettifoss waterfall (the most powerful waterfall in Europe), Asbyrgi canyon, Melrakkasletta peninsula, Lake Myvatn, Laxau river, Laxargljufur canyon.
An hour’s drive from Husavik in this live stream, there are the Jökulsárgljúfur National Park and the Glacier River Canyon.
Winter excursions are organized in the city. Gaining popularity: ice fishing, sledding and snowmobiling, snow safaris in super-jeeps, skiing. During all of these activities, you can fully enjoy the splendor of North East Iceland in winter. Thrill-seekers will love to spend time in hot springs among snow-covered deserts and frozen waterfalls.
Husavik in an online camera, lies south of the Arctic Circle, so in the summer there is a “polar” day – 24 hours of daylight. In winter, residents of the city meet the “polar” night. At this time, the winter sky is decorated with millions of stars, shimmering with the Northern Lights. In the north of Husavik, where the live broadcast is coming from, there is a Aurora Borealis research station.