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Outstanding Bolafjall Viewing platform: Road access is open for the public.

Welcome to Bolafjall, a majestic mountain in Bolungarvík, a charming fishing town just south of the Arctic circle. We are excited to announce the seasonal opening of the "Outstanding Bolafjall" viewing platform, offering visitors an opportunity to witness the breathtaking beauty of Iceland's landscape. Commencing June 13th, 2023, the road access to this extraordinary platform has officially been opened to the public for the summer season, inviting tourists to immerse themselves in the unparalleled views that await them this summer.

Skjaldborg Documentary Festival: Celebrating the Power of Real Stories

Welcome to the Skjaldborg Documentary Festival, an annual celebration of the art of documentary filmmaking. From the 26th of May until the 29th of May 2023, the picturesque town of Patreksfjörður, Iceland, will come alive with the magic of storytelling through film. Skjaldborg is more than just a film festival; it is a vibrant platform that showcases a diverse range of compelling documentaries, inviting audiences to engage with thought-provoking stories from around the world. With its unwavering commitment to exploring both the extraordinary and the everyday, Skjaldborg has become a cherished event that sparks conversations, ignites curiosity, and celebrates the power of real stories.

Puffin Paradise: Discover the Best Places to See Puffins in Iceland's Westfjords

The Westfjords of Iceland is undoubtedly one of the best places in the world to witness the fascinating spectacle of puffins in their natural habitat. If you're a nature lover or a birdwatching enthusiast, you won't want to miss out on the opportunity to see these charming little birds.
Photo: Michael Neumann

Kayaking in Hornstrandir Nature Reserve: A Thrilling Adventure

Iceland’s Hornstrandir Nature Reserve is one of the most remote and beautiful areas of the country. Located in the Westfjords region, it is a place of picturesque fjords, towering cliffs, and incredible wildlife. And what better way to explore this amazing area than by sea kayak? Recently, a film was released that highlights the joys and challenges of kayaking in Hornstrandir.
5 day self drive around Vestfjarðaleiðin #TheWestfjordsWay

Self drive - The Westfjords way in 5 days Summer Edition

Vestfjarðaleiðin (Icelandic for TheWestfjordsWay and pronounced ‘Vest-fyar-tha-lay-thin’) is a dramatic driving route which makes for a memorable road trip. It is real driving experience, twisting and turning, occasionally along gravel roads and through tunnels, giving visitors the freedom to choose where to stop and explore – at viewpoints, mountain tops, beaches or headlands. This article is a suggestion on how you can experience the whole Vestfjarðaleiðin (e. Westfjords Way) in action packed 5 days.
Iceland's Westfjords region is only one-fifth of the nation's size, but its circular drive covers tw…

Iceland’s Westfjords are an outdoor paradise in any season

The people of Northwestern Iceland – known as Vestfirðingar – have over the years threatened to secede from the rest of Iceland by establishing the Democratic Republic of the Westfjords. It is, thankfully, a joke, but it’s telling: the massive northernmost peninsula, home to only 7,000 people, does feel like a land of its own.
Amazing Views from the Edge of Iceland.
Photo: Haukur Sigurðsson

Unparalleled views from the Edge of Iceland

Bolungarvík is a small fishing town just south of the Arctic circle is surrounded by beautiful iconic mountains. Towering over the town we have mountains like Ernir to the south, Óshyrna to the East, Traðarhyrna to the north and Bolafjall to the Northwest. Bolafjall mountain, which is 638 meter tall, is easily accessible by road and has been a popular stop by tourist to enjoy incredible views, now the experience has gotten better.
Dynjandi Waterfall

4 days in the Westfjords, footsteps of Rúrik Gíslason

Rúrik Gíslason, former footballer and influencer visited the Westfjords of Iceland, where he lived in the town of Ísafjörður for couple of years as a kid. He used the opportunity to immerse himself into nature, adventure and activities the peninsula has to offer. Now you can follow in his footsteps, as we outline the nitty gritty details about his tour, from where to go, what to eat and where you can book all the activities.

The ultimate guide to Hornstrandir, Europe's last wilderness

Hornstrandir is one of Europe’s last wildernesses: a breathtakingly beautiful, hard-to-reach nature reserve of soaring mountains and precipitous cliffs.

Capture great photos of Iceland’s Westfjords

Free from mass tourism and blessed with blustery stretches of salt-sprayed beaches and dramatic, otherworldly landscapes, Iceland’s Westfjords are an untouched wonderland where nature reigns supreme. It’s especially thrilling for photography enthusiasts, who can spot Arctic foxes in the wild, document moody weather moments and discover the simple beauty of traditional fishing villages.

Nr.4 Umhverfing /No. 4 Around

Nr. 4 Umhverfing / No 4 Around is an art exhibition on view the summer 2022, the venue stretches the whole of Westfjords way

The Arna Westfjords Way Challenge

On June 29, sixty-five cyclists from all over the world will arrive to race nearly 1,000 kilometers around the Westfjords Way while connecting with local nature and culture along the way. The race is the first of its kind, created by coalition of bicyclist with the aim of promoting a connection between people and places, and is part of a greater effort to bring more cyclists and bikepacking tourism to the region.