West Iceland

Tidbits of what the west has to offer


The light in the west

The light in the west Yesterday's forecast was terrible; wind and rain can be good to photograph. Tourism providers outside the capital a...

Dalir and History

Dalir and History Of all the districts and counties in Iceland, Dalasýsla is famous for its history. Dalasýsla is the only region in the ...

Tokens of Iceland

Tokens of Iceland is a collection of high-quality souvenirs from Iceland,created and handcrafted by Oddný Braga in the West Iceland town of ...

Fyrirboði á gos?

Fyrirboði á gos? Í gærkvöldi var stór jarðskjálfti 4,6 að stærð undir Langjökli. Það er ekki algengt að svo stórir skjálftar séu á þessu ...

Visit Lovely Akranes

Charming towns await travellers who drive north through the Hvalfjörður tunnel from Reykjavík. Just 50km from the capital is Akranes, a popu...

Kirkjufell

Kirkjufell Kirkjufell is very special in the landscape of the Snæfellsnes peninsula and attracts attention due to its shape. Jon Snow...

A hill and a mountain

A hill and a mountain Some say that the church at Ingjaldshóll on the west side of Snæfellsnes is the oldest concrete church in the world...

The volcano Eldborg

The volcano Eldborg Eldborg is a particularly shapely oval crater in the middle of the Eldborgarhraun lava field in Hnappadalur. It rises 6...

A dolphin in Akranes

A dolphin in Akranes Out on Grenjar in Akranes yesterday, this father and son were looking at the ship Höfrungur AK 91 (Dolphin), an oak...

Two Whales in Hvalfjörður

Two Whales in Hvalfjörður For over 500 years, whaling has been practised in Iceland. That chapter in Icelandic history ended three years...
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Go West!

Enjoy the Vast Beauty of West Iceland Búðardalur A trip to West Iceland is perfect if you want to see a bit of everything. Black-sand...

Go West!

Go West!Enjoy the Vast Beauty of West IcelandA trip to West Iceland is perfect if you want to see a bit of everything. Black-sand beaches,h...
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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 waters and beac...

No Man’s Land

  No Man's Land The title of this extensive exhibition refers to the Icelandic highlands and certain ideas regarding them which Icela...

Snæfellsnes Peninsula,

Snæfellsnes is the name of the long peninsula in the northwestern part of western Iceland. Snæfellsnes is a popular destination, espe...

Iceland Discovered

It will forever remain unknown who was the first man to step on the shores of the island in the North Atlantic now called Iceland. It is, ho...

Fun for the whole family!

Fun for the whole family! On this tour, we will go to Iceland’s largest natural lava cave that is located in West Iceland. We will driv...

West Iceland

Nature steeped in History and Beauty – Discover West Iceland‘s rich culture and nature There‘s much more to West Iceland than the spectacul...

West Iceland

Nature steeped in History and Beauty – Discover West Iceland‘s rich culture and nature There‘s much more to West Iceland than the spectac...

West Iceland

West Iceland The beauty and variety of Icelandic nature is everywhere in the West of Iceland. Magnificent views overlooking mountains ...

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...

Best in Birdwatching

Where and when to watch birds in Iceland Top sites: You don’t need to go far to watch birds in Iceland as there are good birdwatching sites...

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...

Best in Birdwatching

Where and when to watch birds in Iceland Top sites: You don’t need to go far to watch birds in Iceland as there are good birdwatching sites...
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Map of Borgarnes

Map of Borgarnes Borgarnes is a town located on a peninsula at the shore of Borgarfjörður in Iceland and is the largest town in the Borga...
Flights to Iceland

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...