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 Cycling Westfjords

Cycling Westfjords

 Cycling Westfjords is a coalition of bicyclists who live andbreathe cycling in the Westfjords. We know this place and the people that make it special
Adalvik

Adalvik

Adalvik cove faces the open seas, being the outermost cove in Hornstrandir Nature Reserve. The cove is rather big, with about 5 miles between the impr
Arctic Fox

Arctic Fox

The Arctic fox is the only truly native land mammal in Iceland. It got stranded on the island after the last Ice Age and lived on birds, bird eggs, be
Arnarfjordur

Arnarfjordur

Arnarfjordur, 5-10 kilometres wide and 30 kilometres long, is bordered by Slettanes to the north and Kopanes to the south. At its head, it forks at th
Arnarnes

Arnarnes

Arnarnes is the outermost point of Skutulsfjörður and offers fantastic views over Ísafjörður and surroundings. Arnarnes is also an amazing place to ca
ATV Ísafjörður

ATV Ísafjörður

ATV - Ísafjörður offers atv / quad guided tours. You can experience the varied nature around Isafjordur in a safe, simple and fun way, in a small grou
Avalanche Protection Park Bolungarvík

Avalanche Protection Park Bolungarvík

You can take a walk up to the park and enjoy the beauty of Bolungarvík.
Avis Car Rental

Avis Car Rental

"We try harder" Avis's focus is to rent out quality cars and provide quality services. Avis gives his client what he needs when he needs it. Avis Car
Árneshreppur

Árneshreppur

Iceland’s least populous; the municipality of Árneshreppur has only 50 inhabitants. The road connecting the region to the rest of Iceland can be close
Barmahlíð

Barmahlíð

Björk Forestry Association in Barmahlíð was founded in 1950 and has about 25 members. The chairman is Ásta Sjöfn Kristjánsdóttir. 
Beffa Tours

Beffa Tours

Beffa Tours is a family owned and operated boat tour company, in Bíldudalur. Join us on an enjoyable and exciting adventure at sea and experience the
Birkimelur Swimming pool

Birkimelur Swimming pool

Bíldudalur

Bíldudalur

Bíldudalur is nested by the fjord Arnarfjörður, a location which is not only beautiful but also responsible for Bíldudalur’s reputation as the “good-w
Bíldudalur - Norlandair

Bíldudalur - Norlandair

Norlandair operates scheduled flights from Akureyri (AEY) to three domestic destinations: Þórshöfn (THO), Vopnafjörður (VPN) and Grímsey (GRY), and on
Bíldudalur Camping Ground

Bíldudalur Camping Ground

In the town Bíldudalur is diverse activities. There is the unique Monster museum as well as the music museum. It is possible to take shorter and longe
Bíldudalur Golf club

Bíldudalur Golf club

The golf club in Bíldudalur was formed in 1992, since then club memeber have built up a wonderful 9 hole course at Litlueyrarvöllur. The course is nic
Bjarnarfjordur

Bjarnarfjordur

Near to Steingrímsfjörður and the village of Hólmavík, you find Bjarnarfjörður fjord, on Route 643, in the municipality of Kaldraneshreppur. Not many
Bjartmarssteinn

Bjartmarssteinn

Vaðalfjöll, the mountains above Bjarkalundur, and Bjartmarssteinn are beautiful and special rock formations that you can't find in many other places.
Boat- and gift of nature exhibition Reykholar

Boat- and gift of nature exhibition Reykholar

The Boat and Gift-of-Nature Museum & travel information centre tells the story of how inhabitants traditionally harvested the rich, natural resources
Bolungarvik Campsite

Bolungarvik Campsite

The camp site of Bolungarvik is near the Bolungarvík swimming pool. A service house is attached to the camp site, where there is a dining room for gue
Bolungarvík

Bolungarvík

Bolungarvík is the northernmost village in the Westfjords, situated on an eponymous cove.The village has been a fishing port since settlement, so natu
Bolungarvík District Information Office

Bolungarvík District Information Office

Open from 14:00 - 18:00 Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Bolungarvík Golf Club

Bolungarvík Golf Club

The golf course in Bolungarvík is called Syðridalsvöllur. It has 9 holes but 18 tees, giving you a different view of the hole when playing the course
Bolungarvík Swimming pool

Bolungarvík Swimming pool

The camping ground is open from May 1st - Sepember 30th. Opening hours   Weekdays 06:00 -22:00 Weekends: 10:00-18:00  
Borea Adventures-Iceland

Borea Adventures-Iceland

Borea Adventures is a fully licensed adventure and wildlife guiding company based in Ísafjörður. Borea offers guided multi day tours in the Nature Res
Botanical Garden in Bolungarvík

Botanical Garden in Bolungarvík

Botanical Garden and monument dedicated to Einar and Elísabet entrepreneurs in Bolungarvík.
Bottom of Dýrafjörður

Bottom of Dýrafjörður

At the bottom of Dýrafjörður you will find waterfalls, forestry and beautiful nature.
Breidavik

Breidavik

Breiðavík is situated on the way to Látrabjarg. When you drive over the mountain pass from Örlygshöfn you will come down in the creek of Breiðavík. In
Bryggjukaffi

Bryggjukaffi

A small and friendly café, open from May-September each year, with occasional openings over the wintertime. The menu includes soups and freshly baked
Burial ground of Sæunn

Burial ground of Sæunn

Sæunn the wonder-cow is a special cow which saved her own life from getting slaughtered by swimming over the cold Atlantic ocean fjord of Önundarfjörð
Cafe Dunhagi

Cafe Dunhagi

Cafe Dunhagi is a restaurant specializes in local cuisine. Fresh local fish, Icelandic lamb, vegetarian specials and homemade breads and desserts to d
Church on Stad

Church on Stad

The place is a farm and an ancient church site in Staðardalur in Súgandafjörður. It is thought that the first church was built in Staðardalur around 1
Djúpavík

Djúpavík

Traveling along road #643 through the Árneshreppur municipality is one of the most scenic drives you could ever take. Besides the breathtaking nature,
Djúpavík Waterfall

Djúpavík Waterfall

Towering above the small village of Djúpavík in Strandir is a beautiful waterfall. There is a good trail by the waterfall .
Dokkan brugghús

Dokkan brugghús

Dokkan is the Westfjords first and only brewery, that brews high class craft beer.  Our micro brewery is a small family business founded in Isafjorður
Drangajokull

Drangajokull

Drangajökull is the only glacier in the Westfjords. It is the only glacier in Iceland whose altitude in entirely below 1,000 metres. In addition to th
Drangaskord

Drangaskord

One of the most impressive and least-talked-about natural features in all ofIceland, Drangaskörð are a series of seven rocky peaks jutting out into th
Drangsnes

Drangsnes

Drangsnes is a fishing village, pure and simple. Conveniently located near the fishing grounds, it thrives in its minimalistic ways. In fact, the entr
Drangsnes Hot Pots

Drangsnes Hot Pots

The hot natural pools in Drangsnes are right along the shoreline in the middle of the village easily spotted from the road.The pots are used throughou
Drangsnes Swimming pool

Drangsnes Swimming pool

The swimming pool at Drangsnes is a very pleasant and comfortable outdoor pool. The pool was built in 2005 and is 12.5 mares long. Next to the pool th
Dynjandi

Dynjandi

Simply enthralling; The Westfjords’ favourite front-page model for decades, and is never short of breathtaking. The biggest and widest part of the wat
Dyrafjordur

Dyrafjordur

Dýrafjörður is a fjord in the Ísafjarðarbær municipality. At 32 kilometres long, it is among the harder fjords to miss, and even more so because of wh
Eastvollur

Eastvollur

In memory of Ásmundur Sveinsson 1893-1982
Edinborg Bistró

Edinborg Bistró

Edinborg- Bistro is the place to go whether you want the taste of the Icelandic food culture, get some coffee and cake, or simply enjoying a cold one
Einarshúsið

Einarshúsið

Amid the mountains of the wild West Fjords region, Einarshúsið Guesthouse is in Bolungarvík, a small fishing village.  The building is from the turn o
Europcar Car Rental / Bílaleiga Akureyrar

Europcar Car Rental / Bílaleiga Akureyrar

Close to 50 years of superior customer service.Back in 1966 the company started with only five cars at one location in northern Iceland. Today Holdur
Europcar Car Rental / Bílaleiga Akureyrar

Europcar Car Rental / Bílaleiga Akureyrar

Iceland offers travelers an adventure in a beautiful and rugged landscape. Enjoy the freedom of having your own transport in the beautiful surrounding
Family Park Raggagardur

Family Park Raggagardur

How it all startedVilborg Arnarsdóttir (Bogga in Súðavík) created this garden. She has had a long standing dream of creating a playground for children
Fantastic Fjords

Fantastic Fjords

We are a Travel Agency located in the Westfjords of Iceland and emphasise on Tours and Travel deals with a cultural touch around the fantastic fjords.
Finna Hotel

Finna Hotel

Finna Hótel is located in the center of Hólmavík with a beautiful view over Steingrímsfjörður and the old town.  Hólmavík is a small fishing village i
Fisherman

Fisherman

Fisherman is a fully licensed tour operator based in Sudureyri. Fisherman is also a passionate foodie that loves to meet and great people from all ove
Fisherman Café

Fisherman Café

Visit the local favourite, the CAFÉ at Sudureyri, at the heart of the town. It is a special place to be as it obtains its relaxed atmosphere and cozy
Fisherman Hotel

Fisherman Hotel

Fisherman Hotel offers well equipped accommodation: Single rooms, double rooms and family rooms with or without private facilities. Bathrooms are posi
Fisherman's hut in Staðardalur

Fisherman's hut in Staðardalur

The Old Fisherman's hut in Staðardalur
Flak Restaurant

Flak Restaurant

FLAK is a house of arts, a cultural orientated pub and fish-soup restaurant at Patreksfjörður harbour in the Icelandic West Fjords. Join us for some s
Flatey

Flatey

Breiðafjörður is the second biggest fjord in Iceland as it stretches 70 km where it is widest. Where the fjord gets more shallow there are almost unco
Flatey island

Flatey island

Breiðafjörður is the second biggest fjord in Iceland as it stretches 70 km where it is widest. Where the fjord gets more shallow there are almost unco
Flateyri

Flateyri

Flateyri has been a trading post since 1792 and saw its heyday in the 19th century when it was home to a fleet of decked vessels and the base for shar
Flateyri Camping Ground

Flateyri Camping Ground

The town Flateyri is a typical Icelandic fishing village that has based its income and survival from the sea. In Flateyri travelers will find all the
Flateyri Swimming pool

Flateyri Swimming pool

Swimming pool (16 m), hot tub and indoor sauna, while new hot paddling pools are available outdoors. Integrated gymnasium and endurance hall. Phone:
Fljotavik

Fljotavik

Fljótvík is a creek situated between Rekavík bak Látur and Hælavík. 
Flókalundur

Flókalundur

Iceland owes its name to Hrafna-Flóki or Raven-Floki. After a long navigation from Norway, he took land in Vatnsfjörður fjord. As a navigational aid,
Foss í Fossfirði

Foss í Fossfirði

Fossfjörður is one of the the offshoot fjords of Arnarfjörður, it is the westernmost of the so called "Suðurfirðir" the Southern Fjords. These are Bíl
Fosshotel Westfjords

Fosshotel Westfjords

Fosshotel Westfjords is in the small fishing village of Patreksfjörður, gateway to some of Iceland greatest attractions. Close to Fosshotel Westfjords
French Cemetery Þingeyri

French Cemetery Þingeyri

France's connection to Iceland plays a large part in Dýrafjörður's history. One of the main connections that can still be seen today is the burial gro
Frisbee golf

Frisbee golf

Free admission 9 holes, with 2 tees per hole. 
From a spell

From a spell

From a spell is a sculpture by Einar Jónsson and is located at Torfnes in Ísafjörður. The work is in memory of the artist's parents, Margrét G. Jónsdó
Gamla Guesthouse

Gamla Guesthouse

At Mánagata 5 we have 8 twin-bedded rooms and 1 triple rooms on two floors, all with a hand basin, bathrobes and TV. Shared bathrooms are on each floo
Gamli bærinn Brjánslæk

Gamli bærinn Brjánslæk

Accommodation in three rooms with a shared bathroom (2 wc 1 shower) in an old house built in 1912 as a priest's lodge. Surrounded by beautiful nature,
Garðar BA

Garðar BA

Garðar BA is Iceland's oldest steel ship now placed on the beach near Patreksfjörður. The ship is a popular stop for travellers. The peculiar location
Gemlufall ferry terminal in Dýrafjörður

Gemlufall ferry terminal in Dýrafjörður

An information sign was put up there to trace the history of a legal ferry that was at Gemlufall from antiquity and is first mentioned in the 10th cen
Gemlufall guesthouse

Gemlufall guesthouse

Gemlufall   There are two apartments in the house and can be rented separately or the whole house.  Apartment 1- 6 persons  Apartment 2 - 6 persons +
Gjögur - Norlandair

Gjögur - Norlandair

Norlandair operates scheduled flights from Akureyri (AEY) to three domestic destinations: Þórshöfn (THO), Vopnafjörður (VPN) and Grímsey (GRY), and on
Gláma Golf club

Gláma Golf club

Gláma golf club's home course is at Meðaldalsvöllur in Dýrafjörður. It is about 5 km drive out the fjord from the village of Þingeyri. Meðaldalsvöllur
Graystone

Graystone

Granite that travelled with icebergs from Greenland
Grettislaug

Grettislaug

The swimming pool in Reykhólar is named Grettislaug named after Grettir the Strong.  Alongside the pool there is a campsite that is opened during summ
Grímsey

Grímsey

Situated just off shore from Drangsnes in Steingrímsfjörður, the island of Grímsey is a true gem of nature. From Drangsnes there are scheduled boat tr
Guesthouse Bergistangi

Guesthouse Bergistangi

BERGISTANGI GUESTHOUSE The accommodation consists of two houses. Firstly, there are two spacious rooms on the ground floor of the owners' apartment bu
Guesthouse Malarhorn

Guesthouse Malarhorn

Guesthouse Malarhorn is located in the fishing village Drangsnes in Steingrímsfjörður, only 30 minutes drive from Hólmavík. Malarhorn offers various a
Guesthouse Managata 1

Guesthouse Managata 1

Bed and brekfast in the center of Isafjordur. We have rooms for 2-7 persons. Both to share or for private visitors. The price offered is without break
Gufudals church

Gufudals church

Gufudalskirkja church was built in 1908 and designed by architect Rögnvaldur Ólafsson.
Guide to Iceland

Guide to Iceland

Uniting over 1500 Icelandic travel operators in a single community, Guide to Iceland remains the world's largest collaboration for Icelandic travel se
Harbour Inn Guesthouse

Harbour Inn Guesthouse

The Harbour Inn guesthouse is a family owned and operated guesthouse, located in the heart of the village Bíldudalur. We offer accomodation in sgl. &
Harp of the sea

Harp of the sea

Harpa Hafsins is a monument in Torfnes in Ísafjörður.  A memorial to the beginning of the mechanization of boat fishing in Iceland. Built on the initi
Hellisholar peripheral scope

Hellisholar peripheral scope

Roundscope and frisbee golf course at Reykhólar.
Hellulaug

Hellulaug

Hellulaug is a geothermal pool, located just off the highway, close to the beach in Vatnsfjörður. It is quite lovely to chill out in the pool(38°/100,
Hertz Car Rental - Ísafjörður

Hertz Car Rental - Ísafjörður

Hertz Car Rental is a leading and award-winning car hire company operating for over 50 years in Iceland. Winner of the World Travel Awards for the fif
Hesteyri

Hesteyri

Hesteyri is a deserted village located in Hesteryafjord, which is the westernmost fjord of the Jokulfirdir area. During the most flourishing period ar
Hey Iceland

Hey Iceland

Hey Iceland is an award-winning, leading expert in travel in the Icelandic countryside with over 30 years of experience. We offer a wide range of self
Heyar waterfall

Heyar waterfall

Heyárfoss is a waterfall in the Northwest of Iceland on a small peninsular with the mountain Reykjanesfjall.  The river falls down over appr. 15 meter
Heydalur

Heydalur

Heydalur is  a paradise for those who like birdlife and to take pictures of birds. Heydalur offers horseback rides in Heydalur valley and many attract
Hidden Iceland

Hidden Iceland

Hidden Iceland is a boutique activity tour operator, authorised by the Icelandic Tourist Board, taking small groups on personalised trips across Icela
Hnífsdalur

Hnífsdalur

Hnífsdalur is a small village between Ísafjörður and Bolungarvík. It has some 200 inhabitants, many of whom seek work in Ísafjörður, only 4 km away. T
Holt Inn

Holt Inn

Holt Inn is a family run hotel in the heart of Westfjords, only a 15 minute drive from Isafjordur. The hotel used to be a school but now it has 11 new
Holtsfjara

Holtsfjara

Önundarfjörður is a particularly pretty fjord, even by Westfjords standards. This is partly due to Holt beach, which is a sweeping golden-sand beach a
Hornbjarg og Haelavikurbjarg

Hornbjarg og Haelavikurbjarg

Hornbjarg is the signature sea cliff towering at the top of Hornstrandir nature reserve. Green lush hills suddenly cut off by sheer cliffs dropping ov
Hornstrandaferðir

Hornstrandaferðir

Our passenger boat, Hesteyri ÍS 95 is a fast fiberglass boat that can carry 24 passengers and is an exceptionally good seaboat. 
Hornstrandir

Hornstrandir

This territory of the Arctic fox has been uninhabited since the 1950s. As isolated as it was then, it attracts the casual half-day visitors and seriou
Hornvik

Hornvik

Hornvik is surrounded by the cliffs of Hornbjarg to the east and Haelavikurbjarg to the west. West side of Haelavikurbjarg is Hælavík cove. 
Hotel Djúpavík

Hotel Djúpavík

The building that is now the hotel was constructed in the 1930s for the women who worked in the herring factory. It was extensively renovated in 1985
Hotel Flatey

Hotel Flatey

Hotel Flatey is situated in the centre of the old village on Flatey, in the very heart of Breiðafjörður. The houses in the old centre are timber struc
Hotel Flókalundur

Hotel Flókalundur

Hótel Flókalundur is a small family-run hotel in Vatnsfjörður, on the south coast of the Westfjords. The hotel was built in 1966 by the Local Region A
Hotel Heydalur

Hotel Heydalur

Hotel Heydalur is located in the beautiful valley of Heydalur, around 320 km from Reykjavík and 130 km from Ísafjörður. The hotel offers 59 beds in 19
Hotel Ísafjörður

Hotel Ísafjörður

Hotel Ísafjörður is a modern and comfortable hotel in the heart of Ísafjörður, the capital of the Westfjords  with 36 double rooms. All the rooms are
Hotel Ísafjörður - Horn

Hotel Ísafjörður - Horn

All the rooms have a bathroom with shower,  no smoking with a free Wifi and TV. Two of the rooms are family rooms where up to five can sleep. The fami
Hotel Laugarholl

Hotel Laugarholl

Ghosts, trolls and sorcerers To Icelanders the Strandir region is wrapped in an aura of mystery. According to lore it’s not only home to ghosts, elves
Hotel WEST

Hotel WEST

Hotel WEST is a new, small hotel with 18 rooms, all with private facilities. The hotel is on the top floor of the old historic general store building,
Hólmavík

Hólmavík

Get off the ring road - and let the trolls guide you The Strandir area, with its small towns, rich history, and impressive landscape is the perfect c
Hólmavík Golf club

Hólmavík Golf club

Golf course name: Number of holes: Par: Skeljavíkurvöllur 9   66
Hólmavík Swimming pool

Hólmavík Swimming pool

Swimming pool, hot tubs, sauna, gym and a sports hall. 
Hvítanes

Hvítanes

Hvítanes is situated between Hestfjörður and Skötufjörður fjords in "central" Ísafjarðardjúp. As you arrive you should check the rocks at the shore. H
Iceland / Promote Iceland / Visit Iceland

Iceland / Promote Iceland / Visit Iceland

Promote Iceland is a public-private partnership established to market Iceland´s commercial interests abroad and to increase the country´s export reven
Iceland backcountry travel

Iceland backcountry travel

Iceland BackCountry Travel offers customized multiday tours for small groups in minibuses for up to 17 passengers, private and scheduled tours in high
Iceland Travel

Iceland Travel

Since 1937 Iceland Travel has been the leading travel company, tour operator and destination management company (DMC) in Iceland, offering top-quality
Ingjaldssandur

Ingjaldssandur

Ingjaldssandur is a huge, lush valley facing the sea between Önundarfjörður and Dýrafjörður. Once home to dozens of farming folk, people used to get t
Isafjordur Swimminghall

Isafjordur Swimminghall

Ísafjörður swimming pool is the oldest pool in town, a 16-metre indoor pool built immediately after the Second World War. By the pool there is one hot
Ísafjörður

Ísafjörður

Ísafjörður is the largest town in the peninsula.  It is conveniently located between five smaller villages, and being  Ísafjörður is the largest town
Ísafjörður - Icelandair

Ísafjörður - Icelandair

From the domestic airport close to downtown Reykjavík, we fly to the following airports in Iceland. Flight times are under 1 hour.  Ísafjörður (Westf
Ísafjörður Golf club

Ísafjörður Golf club

Golf course name: Tungudalsvöllur Number of holes: 9 Par: 70  A hillside golf course in Tungudalur valley, with Bunárfoss waterfall by the side and vi
Ísafjörður Guide - Helga Ingeborg Hausner

Ísafjörður Guide - Helga Ingeborg Hausner

Something special - Nature and Cultural Walks with a view of Ísafjörður Ísafjörður Walk - An Interesting Journey Through Time (2 hours) Our guide, dre
Ísafjörður Ski Area - Tungudalur/Seljalandsdalur

Ísafjörður Ski Area - Tungudalur/Seljalandsdalur

The ski areas in Ísafjörður are: Tunguldalur for downhill skiingSeljalandsdalur for cross-country skiing Both are located within 8 minutes‘ drive from
Jonsgardur

Jonsgardur

Botanical garden in Isafjordur. 
Kaldalón

Kaldalón

Kaldalón is a 5 kilometer long fjord that stretches in from northern Ísafjarðardjúp into Drangajökull glacier. From underneath the glacier comes the g
Kaldbakur

Kaldbakur

Kaldbakur is one of the so-called Westfjords Alps – the tall and pointy mountain range between Dýrafjörður and Arnarfjörður. Most Westfjords mountains
Kálfanesborgir

Kálfanesborgir

the hike to Kálfanesborgir above Hólmavík is quite short and easy. The hike starts at the camping ground and there is a trail that leads you to a smal

Keflavik

Kerling the cliff

Kerling the cliff

Kerling the cliff is situated in Drangsnes. The story says that this cliff once was a troll woman. This woman, along with two other trolls, had a drea
Ketildalir and Selardalur

Ketildalir and Selardalur

The Ketildalir valleys are on the southern shore of the fjord Arnarfjordur. The best know of those valleys is probably Selardalur, a very popular dest
Kirkjuból Travel Service

Kirkjuból Travel Service

Kirkjubol is a charming resting place centrally located in Strandir area in Iceland. It is an ideal place for families and for all those wishing to en
Kollsvik

Kollsvik

Kollsvik is a beautiful bay in southern parts of Westfjords. Formerly a fruitful settlement living of farming and fishing, now less populated since fa
Kort

Kort

MEMORIAL MUSEUM KÖRT Kört is a little museum located in the middle of Trékyllisvík, where you’ll find beautiful art and craft items.  Kört features it
Kómedíuleikhúsið

Kómedíuleikhúsið

  Find us on Facebook here.
Krossnes Swimming pool

Krossnes Swimming pool

the Westfjords It is considered an ‘Infinity Pool’ due to the fact it has magnificent views of the ocean, with nothing impeding the view between the t
Latravik (Hornbjarg)

Latravik (Hornbjarg)

Látravík is a small creek in the south east of Hornbjarg. In the creek lays Hornbjargsviti, or the lighthouse of Hornbjarg which used to be a manned w

Latravik (Latrabjarg)

Laugarhóll Swimming pool

Laugarhóll Swimming pool

The swimming pool has a remarkable history. It was built in the 1940's as a joint effort by farmers from the area. There is a constant flow of hot spr
Láki Tours

Láki Tours

Láki Tours offers responsible whale watching from Hólmavík in the south-eastern Westfjords area called Strandir. The most common whales in the fjord a
Látrabjarg

Látrabjarg

One of Europes biggest bird cliffs, a home to birds in unfathomable numbers. This westernmost point of Iceland is really a line of several cliffs, 14
Lignite canyon

Lignite canyon

Surtarbrandsgil (e. Lignite canyon) was put on the Icelandic environment protection list as a natural phenomenon in 1975. The main reason for the prot
Lignite mine

Lignite mine

Syðridalur in Bolungarvík is known for an old lignite mine which is situated in the valley. Lignite was mined from the mine in the years of 1917 until
Litlabyli,charming historic house in Flateyri

Litlabyli,charming historic house in Flateyri

We have space for up to 10 guests in a comfortable home with beautiful views of the mountains and fjord. Each room has accommodation for 2 people, in
Logn, restaurant & bar

Logn, restaurant & bar

Logn, restaurant & bar is a new restaurant located on the ground floor of Hotel Ísafjörður. At Logn, you can enjoy delicious dishes from a diverse men
Matthias Jochumsson - monument

Matthias Jochumsson - monument

Monument to Matthias Jochumsson (1835-1920), writer in Þorskafjörður.
Móra guesthouse

Móra guesthouse

Products available: Smoked lamb. Please contact for further information.
Museum of Everyday Life

Museum of Everyday Life

Don‘t miss this one-of-a-kind museum that will make you feel like you‘ve stepped into other peoples‘ lives for a short second.  The museum exhibits a
Natural History Museum of Bolungarvík

Natural History Museum of Bolungarvík

Note: The Natural History Museum will be closed in 2023 due to renovations.  The museum is located in the centre of Bolungarvík and has in display a v
Naustahvilft

Naustahvilft

If you’ve ever visited the town of Ísafjörður, you will certainly have noticed the immense rim of flat-topped mountains which surround the fjord. A no
Norðurfjörður

Norðurfjörður

Norðurfjörður is a part of Árneshreppur the least populous municipality in Iceland, with only 53 inhabitants. It stretches over a wide area, though, c
Odin Adventures

Odin Adventures

Sunset in Dyrafjord 2 to 3 hours. In this trip we see and experience Dyrafjord with its most beautiful beauty and the sunset from a new wonderful pers
Onundarfjordur

Onundarfjordur

Önundarfjörður is a 20 km long fjord, located between Dýrafjörður and Súgandafjörður. The fjord has a few small green valleys and quite a few farms, f
Orlygshofn

Orlygshofn

On the southern shore of Patreksfjörður fjord you will find beautiful Örlygshöfn – a wide vista of seashore encompassing a thick finger of yellow sand
Osvor Museum

Osvor Museum

The museum consists of a replica of a 19th century double fishing booth, salt-shed, fish drying platform and a fish drying shed. It also has on displa
Outstanding Bolafjall

Outstanding Bolafjall

The most popular visiting point in Bolungarvík is the viewing platform on top of Bolafjall Mountain. The place offers a staggering view over Ísafjarða
Óshlíð

Óshlíð

Óshlíð is the old road between Bolungarvík and Hnífsdalur. The construction of the road started in 1950s and it served the people of Bolungarvík as th
Ósvör Maritime Museum

Ósvör Maritime Museum

Ósvör maritime Museum is a replica of an old Icelandic fishing station from the19th century that stands on the east side of Bolungarvík down by the se
Patreksfjörður

Patreksfjörður

Patreksfjörður is the biggest town in the southern part of the Westfjords, with a population of around  660. Early in the 20th century, Patreksfjörður
Patreksfjörður Camping Ground

Patreksfjörður Camping Ground

The town of Patreksfjörður has a good selection of restaurants and coffee houses plus retail stores and other services.  The sports center also has a
Patreksfjörður Golf club

Patreksfjörður Golf club

Golf course name: Vesturbotnsvöllur Number of holes: 9 Par: 72
Patreksfjörður Swimming pool

Patreksfjörður Swimming pool

A beautiful outdoor pool which offers a spectacular view over the fjord. The pool is 16,5 x 8 meters, two hot pots and one small pool, sauna. Gym with

QP-13 Memorial

Memorial for the sailors of the Convoy QP-13, Nineteen ships from the Arctic Convoy QP-13 were sailing north of Aðalvík on July the 5th 1942. The Conv
Raggagardur

Raggagardur

Raggagardur (A garden for Raggi) is a family playground in the village of Sudavik. Created by Vilborg Arnardottir in the memory of her son Ragnar (Rag
Rauðasandur

Rauðasandur

Rauðasandur (Red Sand) is precisely that: a beach with endless red sand. Well, not endless but 10 km is a lot. The magnificent hues of the sand differ
Reykhólar

Reykhólar

If you are interested in bird-watching, the small village of Reykhólar is the perfect hub. The sea closest to shore is very shallow and with a high ti
Reykhólar District Information Office

Reykhólar District Information Office

The information center is in a large building on the left side of the branch line down to Reykhóla village just before reaching Hólabúð (general store
Reykjafjordur

Reykjafjordur

Reykjafjordur is a short and wide fjord in northern Strandir. It was abandoned by its last inhabitants in 1959. The buildings have been well maintaine
Reykjanes

Reykjanes

Built as a school for the children of the area, Reykjanes was strategically located for its geothermal springs and ease of access by boats. Reykjanes
Reykjaneshyrna

Reykjaneshyrna

Reykjaneshyrna is a beautiful mountain situated between Ingólfsfjörður and Norðurfjörður. The mountain looks beautiful and stands alone where the fjor
Reykjarfjörður in Arnarfjörður

Reykjarfjörður in Arnarfjörður

In Reykjarfjordur a full-size swimming pool is visible from the main road. The water is warm all year round due to geothermal energy. Just above the p
Saltverk

Saltverk

Saltverk makes artisan flaky sea salt in Iceland. It is founded with the passion of making the world's best flaky sea salt. With access to some of the
Samúel Jónsson´s Art Museum

Samúel Jónsson´s Art Museum

 Samúel Jónsson (1884-1969) has been called "the simple-hearted artist". When he received old-age pension, he built an art museum and a church, made m
Sandafell

Sandafell

Sandafell (362m) is a small mountain south of Þingeyri in Dyrafjordur. Perfect for a hike from Þingeyri, it’s even possible to drive up the mountain o
Seal

Seal

Two species of seal can be seen consitently throughout the Westfjords area. The "land-seal" is the most popular one and can be seen all around the Wes
Sheep Farming Museum

Sheep Farming Museum

The Sheep Farming Museum is an interesting and entertaining exhibition about the Icelandic sheep and sheep farming. The exhibition focuses on providin
Simsons botanical garden

Simsons botanical garden

In Ísafjörður you will find a hidden sculpture garden for the photographer, artist and magician Martinus Simson, who was Danish and settled in Iceland
Sjóferðir / Sea Travel

Sjóferðir / Sea Travel

Sjóferðir operate 3 passenger boats.
Skalavik

Skalavik

Skálavík is the next creek westwards from Bolungarvík. People lived in Skálavík until around 1960's and since then the creek has been uninhabited. Peo
Skarfasker

Skarfasker

Skarfasker is a viewing point on the way to Óshlíð. It's nice to stop the car at Skarfasker and take a look at the viewing point and sit down for coff

Skarfasker

Skrúður

Skrúður

The garden was officially opened on August 7th 1909. In 1992, a group of people decided on their own to restore the garden, and on August 18th 1996 th
Snjafjallasetur Heritage Centre

Snjafjallasetur Heritage Centre

The aim of the centre is to collect, categorize and preserve legends, rhymes, pictures and any remains connected to the settlement in the Snæfjallahre
Steinn Steinarr Exhibition

Steinn Steinarr Exhibition

An exhibition was opened in Steinshús August 15, 2015 about Steinn Steinarr, putting some light on the origins of the poet in Ísafjarðardjúp, how his
StrandFerdir.is

StrandFerdir.is

We are located on the coast of the Northern Fjords. There is a small village in a beautiful environment with the unique swimming pool, the Krossneslau
Straumnes

Straumnes

Straumnesfjall is a mountain above Aðalvík in Hornstrandir. From the village of Látrar there is an old road that leads you up to the mountain. During
Stúkuhúsið - Café / Restaurant

Stúkuhúsið - Café / Restaurant

Stúkuhúsið café/restaurant has a great location in the middle of the town Patreksfjordur, right next to the pool. The view from Stúkuhúsið is stunning
Suðureyri

Suðureyri

Suðureyri is a fine example of an Icelandic fishing village. The village only began to form in the early 20th century, growing rapidly with the mechan
Suðureyri Swimming pool

Suðureyri Swimming pool

Sugandafjord

Súðavík

Súðavík

The small and friendly fishing village of Súðavík, 20 kilometres from Ísafjörður. Since 1995, when an avalanche destroyed a big part of the village, i
Svalvogar

Svalvogar

Svalvogar is a 49-kilometre circular route between the fjords of Dýrafjörður and Arnarfjörður. It usually starts and finishes in Þingeyri and takes th
Svuntufoss

Svuntufoss

In Patreksfjörður fjord there is a small beautiful waterfall. 
Sætt & Salt

Sætt & Salt

A Chocolatier, Sætt & Salt or sweet and salty, nestled in Eyrardalur in the small town of Súðavík. The sweet referres to the sweetness of the chocolat
Tálknafjörður

Tálknafjörður

Tálknafjörður is a friendly village in the southern part of the Westfjords, with a population of approximately 300. For centuries, most of the locals
Tálknafjörður Swimming pool

Tálknafjörður Swimming pool

Tálknafjörður swimming pool has to offer many activities. There is an 25 meter outdoor pool, two hot tubs, sauna, cold tub, baby pool and waterslide.
The A house in Fossfjörður

The A house in Fossfjörður

In Fossfjörður, one of the offshooting fjords of Arnarfjörður you will find the A house. A small charming house that has been a social media sensation
The Arctic Fox Center

The Arctic Fox Center

The Arctic Fox Centre is a non-profit research and exhibition center, focusing on the arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) - the only native terrestrial mammal
The deserted Herring Factory in Ingólfsfjörður

The deserted Herring Factory in Ingólfsfjörður

The factory was constructed by the company Ingólfur hf. during the years of 1942-1944. The main reason why the factory was built was because of the gr
The Ferry Baldur

The Ferry Baldur

Please order space for cars on the ferry in advance. Seatours also offers the Unique Adventure tour, Gourmet Tours for groups and various private tour
the Graveyard of the french seamen

the Graveyard of the french seamen

The connection between France and Iceland plays a big role in the story of Þingeyri and Dýrafjörður. What's left of this connection can easily be seen
The Icelandic Sea Monster Museum

The Icelandic Sea Monster Museum

Tales of sea monsters have played a colourful role in Icelandic folk culture for centuries, and several written accounts of them can be found all arou
The Icelandic Sorcery and Witchcraft Museum

The Icelandic Sorcery and Witchcraft Museum

The Museum of Sorcery and Witchcraft was opened in the summer of 2000 and attracts around 11 thousand guests every year. The exhibition tells the stor
The Lagoon

The Lagoon

If you're all in for the real nature experiance and the family wants to do something magnificent then you should talk to the people at Fisherman, buy
The Old Blacksmith Shop Bíldudalur

The Old Blacksmith Shop Bíldudalur

The old blacksmith shop in Bíldudalur dates back to 1895 to when Pétur Thorsteinsson, one of the most sucessfull entrepreneur for business in Iceland,
The Old Blacksmith Shop in Bíldudalur

The Old Blacksmith Shop in Bíldudalur

The old blacksmith shop in Bíldudalur dates back to 1895 to when Pétur Thorsteinsson, one of the most sucessfull entrepreneur for business in Iceland,
The Old Blacksmith's Workshop

The Old Blacksmith's Workshop

The old Blacksmith's Workshop was founded by Gudmundur J Sigurdsson in 1913, but Gudmundur came back to Thingeyri in 1903 after learning the trade in
The Old bookstore Flateyri

The Old bookstore Flateyri

The Old Bookstore in Flateyri is the oldest original store in Iceland, fourth generation family business since 1914. In this uniq store you will find
The stone of Þuríður Sundafyllir

The stone of Þuríður Sundafyllir

In the year 1975 was put up a memorial stone for Þuríður Sundayllir, the first known settler of Boungarvík. The stone, which is called Þuríðarsteinn o
The Swimmingpool in Laugarnes

The Swimmingpool in Laugarnes

The swimming pool in Laugarnes is a beautifully placed small pool with stunning views over Breiðafjörður. You can either float around in the small con
The Whaling station in Suðureyri

The Whaling station in Suðureyri

Suðureyri is located in the district of Tálknafjarðarhreppur. Suðureyri is situated on the south side of the fjord of Tálknafjörður and was the locati
Thirtydollarrock

Thirtydollarrock

Thirtydollarrock is a rock that stands on the shore on the east side of Krossnesfjall. To find It is best to drive the road out to Krossneslaug. When
Trostansfjordur

Trostansfjordur

The large fjord of Arnarfjörður, which lies between the villages of Bíldudalur and Þingeyri, is entirely a nature reserve. the magnificent fjord ends
Tungudalur

Tungudalur

The town of Ísafjörðurlies in Skutulsfjörður fjord. The fjord ends in two distinct valleys: Engidalur to the left and Tungudalur to the right. Tunguda
Tungudalur Camping Ground

Tungudalur Camping Ground

The camp site is about 900 m away from Skutulsfjarðarbraut. Bunárfoss passing through the area and divide it into two parts, the second part is intend
Tungustapi

Tungustapi

Tungustapi is a chest-shaped rock in Sælingsdalur in Hvammsfjörður. Tungustapi is named after the town of Tungu as  It has been called Saelingsdale To
Urðartindur Travel Service

Urðartindur Travel Service

Urðartindur is a family run guesthouse and camping site in Norðurfjörður, in the Icelandic Westfjords. Occupying a stunning position amid fertile farm
Vadalfjoll

Vadalfjoll

Vaðalfjöll are two rocky outcrops sticking conspicuously out a hundred metres above Þorskafjarðarheiði pass, near Þorskafjörður fjord. The rocks are a
Valagil

Valagil

Valagil is a spectacular ravine, complete with mighty waterfall and made from layers upon layers of ancient lava. You will find Valagil at the landwar
Vatnsfjordur

Vatnsfjordur

Vatnsfjörður nature reserve is an area of total 20.000 ha. 80% of the area is rocky and barren but the lowlands is mostly covered with birchwood. From
Vatnsfjordur by Isafjardardjup

Vatnsfjordur by Isafjardardjup

Vatnsfjörður is a fjord by Ísafjarðardjúp. Only one town is inhabited. Vatnsfjörður by Ísafjarðardjúp, according to the Book of Settlement, is a settl
Vegamót

Vegamót

Vegamót Bíldudal is a family owned and operated restaurant and shop in Bíldudalur, where you can get all basic necessities; milk, bread and other good
Verbúðin pub

Verbúðin pub

Welcome to Verbúðin Pub, a delightful haven nestled in the heart of Bolungarvík, where weary travelers and parched adventurers can find solace and ind
Vestur restaurant

Vestur restaurant

Vestur restaurant is a family restaurant in Patreksfjörður that offers a variety of dishes, including soup, hamburgers, pizza, salad, tacos and more.
Vesturbyggð Tourist Information Center / Westfjords Adventures

Vesturbyggð Tourist Information Center / Westfjords Adventures

Vigur

Vigur

Vigur is one of three islands in Ísafjarðardjúp. The island is long an narrow and gets its name from the shape, Vigur means spear. The island's unique
Visit the Westfjords of Iceland

Visit the Westfjords of Iceland

Westfjords Marketing Office Inquiries regarding FAM and PRESS trips please send email to travel(at)westfjords.is. Inquiries regarding travel advice, f
Víkingasvæðið Þingeyri

Víkingasvæðið Þingeyri

The saga of Gísli Sursson spans a large area of the fjords and the historical sites are described there with skill and accuracy. Until the 20th centur
Voluspa Bolungarvik

Voluspa Bolungarvik

Völuspá (also Vǫluspá, Vǫlospá or Vǫluspǫ́; Old Norse: 'Prophecy of the völva, a seeress') is the best known poem of the Poetic Edda.  It tells the st
Wakeboarding Iceland

Wakeboarding Iceland

Feel like wakeboarding adventure? We will take you riding to the most beautiful beaches and lakes in the Westfjords. Using our gear and experience, we
West Tours

West Tours

West Tours is a well-established travel agency and tour operator based in Ísafjörður, the capital of the Westfjords. West Tours has more than 20 years
Westfjords Adventures

Westfjords Adventures

Westfjords Adventures offers various travel services and leisure activities in the scenic, spectacular and picturesque Southern Westfjords (planned to
Westfjords Heritage Museum

Westfjords Heritage Museum

In most travel books referred to as the Maritime Museum. Fisheries have always been the most important economic activity in the Westfjords, and the mu
Westfjords Regional Information Center

Westfjords Regional Information Center

Opening hours Summer (June 15 - August 31)Weekdays: 08:00-17:00Weekends: 08:00-14:00 September :Weekdays: 08:00-16:00Weekends: 09:00-12:00 Autumn/wint
Westfjords Safari

Westfjords Safari

Please contact for tours and booking information.
Wild Westfjords

Wild Westfjords

Let us show you the Westfjords! We offer exciting & efficient travel experiences in our wild natural environment and take great pride in providing a f
Þingeyraroddi Camping Ground

Þingeyraroddi Camping Ground

The Þingeyri campground offers excellent facilities in a brand new, wheelchair acessible service building with a kitchen and showers. The campground a
Þingeyri

Þingeyri

VISIT THINGEYRI -EVENT CALENDAR This summer, Thingeyri and Dyrafjordur fjord are home to many events, services and activities every day of the week.
Þingeyri District Information Office

Þingeyri District Information Office

Opening hours 2020 (summer): Every day from 11:00 to 17:00
Þingeyri Swimming pool

Þingeyri Swimming pool

An indoor pool with a hot tub, sauna, gym and an outdoor area. Opening hours this summer:Weekdays: 8:00 – 21:00Weekends: 10:00 – 18:0 Welcome to Þin
Þingmannaá Waterfall

Þingmannaá Waterfall

Þingmannaá river runs from Þingmannadalur valley down to Vatnsfjörður fjord. In the rivers canyons you will find charming waterfalls, explorers can wa
Ögur Travel

Ögur Travel

Ogurtravel offers the outdoor challenge of hiking and kayaking in the beautiful surroundings. Enjoy the area exploring nature that is steeped in histo