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The Icelandic Sea Monster Museum

  Tales of sea monsters have played a colourful role in Icelandic folk culture for centuries, and several written accounts of them can be found all around...

THE OLD BLACKSMITH’S WORKSHOP

The old Blacksmith's Workshop was founded by Gudmundur J Sigurdsson in 1913, but Gudmundur came back to Thingeyri in 1903 after learning the trade in Denmark. T...

Westfjords Heritage Museum

Westfjords Museum is located in one of the 18th century buildings in Neðstikaupstaður at the tip of the spit which the town of Ísafjörður stands. Fisheries hav...
Bolungarvík

Bolungarvík

Bolungarvík is a fishing village and the only town in the municipality of Bolungarvíkurkaupstaður.  Bolungarvík is in the westfjords of Iceland, approximately ...
Súðavík

Súðavík

Súðavík is a fishing village and municipality (Súðavíkurhreppur) on the west coast of Álftafjörður in Westfjords, Iceland. Since 1995, when an avalanche destro...
Tálknafjörður

Tálknafjarðarhreppur

Tálknafjarðarhreppur is a municipality in the Westfjords of Iceland. Its only settlement is Tálknafjörður. On the land side the municipality is surrounded by th...
Ísafjörður

Ísafjarðarbær

Ísafjarðarbær is a municipality of Iceland in the Westfjords region, created in 1996 from Flateyrarhreppur, Ísafjarðarkaupstaður, Mosvallahreppur, Mýrahreppur, ...

Reykhólahreppur

Reykhólahreppur is a municipality in the Westfjords, Iceland. Its major settlement is Reykhólar. The village, with around 120 inhabitants, has a swimming pool n...
Drangsnes í Kaldrananeshreppi

Kaldrananeshreppur

Kaldrananeshreppur is a municipality in  the Westfjords of Iceland. It's seat is Drangsnes, a small town in the western part of Iceland, at the mouth of Steingr...
Slakað á í laug í Árneshreppi

Árneshreppur

Árneshreppur is an Icelandic municipality, located in the Westfjords peninsula of northwestern Iceland. The village Djúpavík in Reykjarfjörður is situated in th...

Wild Westfjords

If you're looking for an adventure off the beaten path and away from the tourist crowds, then The Westfjords are just for you! Wild Westfjords itineraries help ...
Westfjord Adventures

Westfjords Adventures

Westfjords Adventures, based in Patreksfjörður, Iceland, offers various travel services and leisure activities in the scenic, spectacular and picturesque Southe...

Amazing Westfjords

Amazing Westfjords is a family-run company that offers boat tours leaving from the  harbour at Ísafjörður and sail around Ísafjarðardjúp in a refurbished fi...

Vesturbyggð

Vesturbyggð is Westfjord’s southernmost municipality. Vesturbyggð’s most famous natural phenomenon, is the ‘far west’ of Iceland and the most westerly point...

Strandabyggð

Hólmavík is a charming small town in the Strandir area, which makes up the most eastern tip of the Westfjords. It’s a popular stop for those looking to check ou...

SAMÚEL JÓNSSON´S ART MUSEUM

Samúel Jónsson (1884-1969) has been called “the artist innocent at heart.” After retiring and starting to collect a pension, he painted and constructed remarkab...

Kört – handcraft museum

  Next to the farm Arnes in Trékkyllisvík there is the small museum and handicrafts gallery called Kört. The exhibits and artefacts include textiles, puppe...

Láki Tours

Láki Tours is a thriving family-owned company in Grundarfjörður which specializes in whale watching and birdwatching tours. They offer first-class boat trips th...

The Arctic Fox Center

The Arctic Fox Centre is a non-profit research and exhibition center, focusing on the arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) - the only native terrestrial mammal in Icelan...

Snæfjallasetur Heritage Centre

The aim of the centre is to collect, categorize and preserve legends, rhymes, pictures and any remains connected to the settlement in the Snæfjallahreppur and G...