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Westfjords

Tidbits of what the westfjords have to offer


The Westfjords

The Westfjords are stunning, an array of beautiful fjords and steep mountains which are both grand and majestic. This area has a very small ...

Adventure in the Westfjords

Adventure in the Westfjords Patreksfjörður is the perfect base when exploring the Westfjords Patreksfjörður is the scenic, nature-rich r...

Patreksfjörður

Patreksfjörður is the western-most town of Europe and the second largest town of the Westfjords. Patreksfjörður has a great cultural and his...

Wildlife at Ísafjarðardjúp

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

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...

Bolungarvík

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

Borea Adventures

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

Borea Adventures.

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

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. ...

Flatey, Breiðafjörður

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

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, whi...
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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 Ísafjarðard...

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 ...

Living Legends in Drangsnes

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

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...

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...

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...

Vesturbyggð

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

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...

Patreksfjörður

PatreksfjörðurPatreksfjörður is the biggest town in the southern part of the Westfjords, with a population of around  660. Early in the 20th...

Beautiful Bíldudalur

Beautiful BíldudalurA Westfjords village full of surprises The Westfjords are simply beautiful. Endless coastlines, jaw-dropping bird cliffs...

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...

The Westfjords of Iceland

-The Westfjords of Iceland Standing on the Edge of the World A part of Iceland’s appeal is certainly its remoteness and untouched landsca...

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...

Birds in Breiðafjörður

    Breiðafjörður is an expansive and shallow bay located on the west coast of Iceland. The bay is the largest area of shallow...

Mystic History

Mystic HistoryReykhólahreppur: Overlooking Breiðafjörður from the Westfjords The Westfjords’ south coast holds one of Iceland’s rare finds. ...

Kaupmaðurinn: Eye on Design

Kaupmaðurinn: Eye on DesignÍsafjörður is the unofficial capital of the Westfjords, but don´t let that “title” fool you; it´s a small, charmi...

Soft as Silk Spa

Soft as Silk SpaSjávarsmiðjan’s Seaweed therapy brings health and reliefIf just the word ‘spa’ evokes feelings of comfort and well-being, yo...

HRAFNSEYRI

  HRAFNSEYRI A farm that changed a nation, a museum for the future A  small, very remote farm, on a mountainside almost at the end o...

Where Monsters Rule

Where Monsters RuleSea Monster Museum of BíldudalurTales of sea monsters have played an important and colourful role in Icelandic folk cultu...

Paddle in the Wild

 26th of June we offer 50% discount of this six-day kayaking journey, which is a perfect chance to experience the best of two worlds, both f...

Húsið Is Happening

Húsið Is HappeningHave a Fabulous Meal, Listen to Live Music and Stay Overnight at Húsið in ÍsafjörðurÍsafjörður is a gorgeous northwestern ...

Where Monsters Rule

Where Monsters RuleSea Monster Museum of BíldudalurTales of sea monsters have played an important and colourful role in Icelandic folk cultu...

Paddle in the Wild

 26th of June we offer 50% discount of this six-day kayaking journey, which is a perfect chance to experience the best of two worlds, both f...

Húsið Is Happening

Húsið Is HappeningHave a Fabulous Meal, Listen to Live Music and Stay Overnight at Húsið in ÍsafjörðurÍsafjörður is a gorgeous northwestern ...

West Iceland and the Westfjords

West Iceland and the Westfjords Óspakseyri in Bitrufjörður, Westfjords, IcelandThe beauty and variety of Icelandic nature is everywhere in t...

Photographer Rafn Sig.

The falls plunge 33 feet in a horseshoe-shaped recess, breaking into as many as six distinct segments depending on how much water is presen...