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Látrabjarg

The cliffs of all cliffs, Látrabjarg, are home to birds in unfathomable numbers. This westernmost point of Iceland (and Europe if Greenland and the Azores are not counted) is really a line of several cliffs, 14 kilometres long and up to 441 m high. And it's as steep as it gets, dizzyingly so. Safe from foxes, the birds are fearless, and provide stunning photographic opportunities from close range. Bird photography for dummies, you might say. The puffins are particularly tame and are the ones frequenting the grassy, higher part of the cliffs. But look out, the edges are fragile and loose and the fall is high.
Látrabjarg is thus deservedly the most visited tourist attraction in the Westfjords. The cliffs are easily accessible by car and when you're there, a walk along the cliffs awaits. The whirling sensation will not fade, and neither will the memories.

Látrabjarg
GPS Points N65° 30' 8.760" W24° 31' 46.749"
Postal code

451

Road number

612

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Hotel Breiðavík at Látrabjarg
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  • Látrabjarg
  • 451 Patreksfjörður
  • 456-1575, 867-1575
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  • Hnjótur Örlygshöfn
  • 451 Patreksfjörður
  • 456-1596, 893-8024, 456-1591
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  • 456-1500

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  • Breiðavík
  • 451 Patreksfjörður
  • 865-4695
Hotel Breiðavík at Látrabjarg
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  • Látrabjarg
  • 451 Patreksfjörður
  • 456-1575, 867-1575

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