Westfjords

Tidbits of what the westfjords have to offer


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...
Icelandic Seaweed

Seaweed Mecca of Iceland

Reaping the Health Benefits of Seaweed and Kelp "I have sometimes said that Reykhólar is the seaweed mecca of Iceland," says Tryggvi Ha...

Visit Spectacular Strandir

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

Beauty in Remoteness

Beauty in Remoteness History and Nature go hand-in-hand in Árneshreppur When heading to the magnificent Westfjords peninsula of North Wes...

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...

Award-Winning West Fjords

Award-Winning West Fjords The most famous unknown place in Iceland It was for good reasons that the ‘Lonely Planet’ guide put this area ...

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 ...

Adventure in the Westfjords

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

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...

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...