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Westfjords

Wildlife at Ísafjarðardjúp

Wildlife at Ísafjarðardjúp Ísafjarðardjúp bay is often referred to as the “gold coffin” because of its rich fishing grounds and abundance of seabirds. D...

ICELAND’S FIRST SETTLER

ICELAND’S FIRST SETTLER The furtive little arctic fox is found in the Westfjords in Súðavík The arctic fox is an enchanting creature. At some point in the d...

Bolungarvík

Bolungarvík is a fishing village and the only built-up area in the municipality of Bolungarvíkurkaupstaður in the northwest of Iceland, located on the Westfjord...

Borea Adventures

Borea Adventures. Borea Adventures is a small adventure company based in Ísafjörður in the Westfjords of Iceland. The company is owned and operated by peop...

Borea Adventures.

Borea Adventures. Borea Adventures is a small adventure company based in Ísafjörður in the Westfjords of Iceland. The company is owned and operated by peo...

Far from the Madding Crowd

Far from the Madding Crowd - Icelandic landscape and wildlife all its grandeur Í safjarðardjúp is the biggest fjord in the Westfjords. Divided into smaller...

Flatey, Breiðafjörður

Flatey, Breiðafjörður The village in Flatey Flatey is an island of the western islands, a cluster of about forty large and small islands and islets locat...

Iceland’s Oldest Country Hotel

Iceland’s Oldest Country Hotel Hotel Bjarkalundur is at the entrance to the West Fjords Under the majestic Vaðalfjöll mountain, with its two distinctiv...

The Pastors of Aðalvík

The Pastors of Aðalvík North of Ísafjarðardjúp lies Aðalvík bay, open to the sea. The mountain Ritur marks the southern end of the bay, while to the north Stra...
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Siblings and Sorcery

Þjóðólfur and Þuríður the Strait-filler in beautiful Bolungarvík Bolungarvík is a thriving fishing town in the outer reaches of Ísafjarðardjúp, on the western ...

Iceland Backcountry Travel

Are You up for an Adventure? Iceland Backcountry Travel makes your Wildest (backcountry) Dreams Come True Do you fancy venturing off the beaten path with the...

Living Legends in Drangsnes

Trolling the Westfjords Living Legends in Drangsnes According to an old Icelandic folk tale, the Westfjords was nearly separated from Iceland by relentless...

Icelandic Times

Icelandic Times—the only Icelandic  Magazine that speaks English, French, German and even Chinese! Be sure to pick up a free copy of the Icelandic Times. ...

A Hidden Pearl in the Westfjords

A Hidden Pearl in the Westfjords One of the best things about Iceland is that there are still hidden pearls to be found which have not been over-saturated with...

WEST TOURS for the Westfjords

WEST TOURS for the Westfjords The expert on travels in the entire Westfjords peninsula The Westfjords are an amazing peninsula characterized by steep, flat and ...

Vesturbyggð

VesturbyggðThere are three urban centres in Vesturbyggð Urban Area: Bíldudalur, Birkimelur and Patreksfjörður. Vesturbyggð is in Barðaströnd County together wit...