Northwest Iceland

The Icelandic Seal Centre

The Icelandic Seal Centre was created to promote seal research and sustainable seal-watching along the Vatnsnes peninsula. While the centre has a serious resear...

Winter paradise

Winter paradise Where should you go during the high winters in Iceland to experience heavy snow, darkness, the northern lights, cold and cultur...

Harbour Restaurant & Bar

A welcoming new addition to Skagaströnd In the small village of Skagaströnd in Northwest Iceland, you can find a brand new restaurant, Harbour. The restaurant ...

The Arctic Coast Way

Explore this scenic North Iceland route   North Iceland’s newest tourist route spans 900km and has been dubbed the Arctic Coast Way. This route leads t...

Drangey in Skagafjörður

Drangey in Skagafjörður There aren't many places in Iceland where the summer evenings are more beautiful than in Skagafjörður. The wide fjord opens to t...

Skagaströnd on Skagi

Skagaströnd on Skagi Road number 745 is over 100km / 60mi long from Skagaströnd to Sauðárkrókur. It is one of the most unfrequented as well as the most ...

Summer in Siglufjörður

  Summer in Siglufjörður The weather was incredible in Siglufjörður this Sunday when the Icelandic Times passed through the town in over 20...

The Swimming Pool in Hofsós

Hofsós in Skagafjörður The swimming pool in Hofsós in Skagafjörður opened in 2010 and is an award-winning structure designed by Basalt Architects under the ...
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Visit the Great North

Explore the culture, beauty and history of North Iceland North Iceland is a beautiful part of the country, encompassing breathtaking nature, unique history ...

Light in the North

Light in the North Hólar Keeps History Alive Hólar’s small population belies its importance in Icelandic history. With nine centuries of history, it would need ...
The Icelandic Swan

Garden for the Birds

A summer in Skagaströnd The Fulmar is a large gull-like seabird, seen at Skagaströnd from January to October, usually in flight offshore or foraging on fish...
Watching seals North Iceland

Seals sun on the Seashore

A day in Húnaþing vestra on the North-West Coast The beauty of Húnaþing vestra, conveyed in its grassy heaths, majestic mountains, pillar rocks and sparkli...
Skagaströnd

Skagaströnd

Where Past, Present and Future Meet One might think that life in a small remote fishing town would result in a reserved population wary of outsider influenc...
Blönduós village

Blönduós

Salmon rivers, women and an execution Blönduós is the largest town in Húnavatnssýsla – Húnawaters County – in Iceland’s North-west with lakes and rivers all...
Whale watching North Iceland

Go green with North Sailing

Pioneers of whale watching in Iceland When North Sailing launched its first Whale watching boat, Knörrinn, back in 1995 from the town of Húsavík by Skj...

On Horseback in Skagafjordur

On Horseback in Skagafjordur In Skagafjordur, everyone can find a horse-riding trip suited to their ability. You can rent a horse for short trips, multi-day exc...

Afro-Siglo

Afro-Siglo The 18th Folk Music Festival in Siglufjörður, North Iceland, starts on the 5th of July The Folk Music Festival in Siglufjörður, North Iceland, wi...