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West Iceland

Tidbits of what the west has to offer


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Map of Borgarnes

Map of Borgarnes Tourist Information Center: Vesturlandsstofa, Borgarnes Information center, Hyrnutorg, Borgarbraut 58-60, tel. 4372214, ...
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Experience a Fantasy World

Experience a Fantasy World A Trip into Breiðafjörður Bay with SeaTours Takes You into Another World Whether youʼre on a student on a ...
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Tragedy at Barnafoss

Tragedy at Barnafoss In the upper reaches of the Borgarfjörður valleys, the Hvítá (White River) falls from the uplands, dividing the commun...

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 Ic...

Inventive Food at Ok Bistro

Inventive Food at Ok Bistro Stop by this cosy restaurant on your trip to the west Borgarnes is a picturesque town, considered the gate...
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Everything Volcanic

Everything Volcanic World-renowned volcanologist, Haraldur Sigurðsson, creates Iceland’s most comprehensive volcano museum  Snæfellsnes ...

The Ultimate Tours

Grayline Iceland’s Day Trips to Magnificent Látrabjarg and the Enchanting Westman IslandsWhen it comes to travel, part of the fun is getting...

The Ultimate Tours

Grayline Iceland’s Day Trips to Magnificent Látrabjarg and the Enchanting Westman Islands When it comes to travel, part of the fun is getti...

Hótel Húsafell

Hótel HúsafellWelcoming guests from all over the worldSurrounded by powerful glaciers and beautiful sightsThe magnificent two-story building...

Snæfellsjökull (1.446 m)

Snæfellsjökull (1.446 m)Snæfellsjökull is the smallest glacier in Iceland, but one of our most famous volcanoes. Its main claim to fame is b...

A Birdwatcher’s Paradise

A Birdwatcher’s ParadiseDjúpivogur to Lón, a top site for birds in SE Iceland.The municipality of Djúpivogur (Berufjörður, Álftafjörður, Ham...

Snæfellsjökull (1.446 m)

Snæfellsjökull (1.446 m)Snæfellsjökull is the smallest glacier in Iceland, but one of our most famous volcanoes. Its main claim to fame is b...

A Birdwatcher’s Paradise

A Birdwatcher’s ParadiseDjúpivogur to Lón, a top site for birds in SE Iceland.The municipality of Djúpivogur (Berufjörður, Álftafjörður, Ham...

Arnarstapi

ArnarstapiArnarstapi was an important trading post in the past and had a much bigger population than it has now.Columnar basalt, ravines and...

Salmon Angling In Iceland

Salmon Angling In Iceland Iceland: 38,000 square miles of prime salmon-bearing real estate sitting in glorious isolation in the middle of t...

Love Is in the Air

Hótel Búðir: Love Is in the AirThe Snæfellsnes Hotel Boasts One of the Most Romantic Settings on the IslandThe Snæfellsnes Peninsula is cons...

Stykkishólmur

SjávarpakkhúsiðWith an old charm still swooming from the past, dining at Sjávarpakkhúsið (the old fish-packing house) is truly an amazing ex...

The Icelandic horse

The Icelandic horse A true companion through rough timesWhen Iceland was settled before the year 1000 AD, settlers not only brought sheep an...