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Westfjords

Adventure in the Westfjords

Adventure in the Westfjords Patreksfjörður is the perfect base when exploring the Westfjords Patreksfjörður is the scenic, nature-rich region, you have come...

Patreksfjörður

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

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...

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...

Westfjords

Westfjords The ‘Lonely Planet’ guide put Westfjords on its list of the top 10 regions of the world to visit in 2011 and the area won a ‘European Destination...

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...

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...

Beautiful Bíldudalur

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

Interview with a whale

An incredible story from the WestfjordsOn the first weekend of August in 2009, which is a national holiday in Iceland, I had an experience that has changed my l...

The Westfjords of Iceland

-The Westfjords of IcelandStanding on the Edge of the WorldA part of Iceland’s appeal is certainly its remoteness and untouched landscapes and nowhere are these...

Mystic History

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

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, charming town of about 4,0...

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, you should try the rea...

HRAFNSEYRI

 HRAFNSEYRIA farm that changed a nation, a museum for the futureA  small, very remote farm, on a mountainside almost at the end of the world; the home of t...

Westfjords attractions at a glance

Westfjords attractions at a glanceThe people of the West Fjords have long been known for their very special social life, with culture and history highly esteeme...