Westfjords

Tidbits of what the westfjords have to offer


Between Two Cliffs

Between Two Cliffs Hornvík Bay in Hornstrandir lies between two of the largest bird cliffs in Iceland, Hælavíkurbjarg to the west and Hor...

Árneshreppur

Árneshreppur There are 69 municipalities in Iceland. Of course, the most populous is Reykjavík, where a third of the population lives. Th...

Westernmost part of Europe

Westernmost part of Europe Patreksfjörður in the Westfjords is the westernmost town in Europe. From Reykjavík it's 400 km / 240 mi to Pat...

Spooky houses

Spooky houses In the middle of the Cold War, in 1953, the Americans built a military base and radar station on Straumnesfjall, north of A...

A shallow pool in the deep

A shallow pool in the deep Hörgshlíðarlaug Pool in the eastern part of Mjóifjörður in Ísafjarðardjúp is a concrete swimming pool that is ...

The Musical Dynjandi

The Musical Dynjandi FThe waterfall Dynjandi is called by some Fjallfoss, which is probably a misnomer. The small waterfall below Dynjandi...

Into the Wild Westfjods

Discover Iceland “the Westfjords Way” The Westfjords are an unmissable region of Iceland. Here, you will find steep cliffs with millions...

Wild Westfjords

Into the Wild WestfjodsDiscover Iceland „the Westfjords Way“ In Reykjarfjordur a full-size swimming pool is visible from the main ro...
Breiðafjörður

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...
Hólmavík

Visit Stunning Strandabyggð

Strandir is the east coastline of Westfjords. The only town on the coast is Hólmavík. A picturesque village, the gate to the wondrous wilde...

Ísafjörður

The town of Ísafjörður is in a narrow fjord called Skutulsfjörður in the Westfjords of Iceland. The town is the largest in the Westfjords wi...

Visit Spectacular Strandir

Westfjords: Visit Spectacular Strandir Hólmavík is a charming small town in the Strandir area, which makes up the most eastern tip of the ...

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

Ísafjarðardjúp bay is often referred to as the “gold coffin” because of its rich fishing grounds and abundance of seabirds. During harsh tim...

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...

Icelandic Times

Icelandic Times—the only Icelandic  Magazine that speaks English, French, German and even Chinese! Be sure to pick up a copy of the Ice...

Icelandic Times

Icelandic Times—the only Icelandic  Magazine that speaks English, French, German and even Chinese! Be sure to pick up a copy of the Ice...

Vesturbyggð

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

Patreksfjörður

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