Sightseeing Westfjords

Sightseeing activities

Here we feature a collection of sightseeing tours and activities in the Westfjords of Iceland. Activities in this area allow travelers to get away from it all.

Westfjords

The Westfjords of Iceland feature some of Iceland’s oldest landscapes and deepest fjords. Small towns dot the coastline with the capital being Isafjordur. Two airports, one in the North and one in the South handle domestic flights from Reykjavik and other major towns.
Arnarfjordur Westfjords sightseeing
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Driving in the Westfjords can feel like flying. Driving in and out of the fjords is time consuming. It is not for people in a hurry. Being in the Westfjords is the perfect cure for stress. Some of the richer Vikings settled in the Westfjords because it was the part of Iceland that most resembled their Norwegian homeland.

Bolungarvik viewpoint


Hornstrandir


Arnarfjordur bay

RSS Iceland Aurora News

  • Safe travel Iceland: update
    Summary issued: 13 Dec 2017 Temperatures hovering around zero are causing slippery roads outside of the Reykjavik area. Snow expected for the weekend. Oraefajokull volcano decrease in eruptions signs and not affecting travel.
  • Amber alert – Auroras likely
    Northern Lights Alert issued 5th Dec 2017 There is a high change of catching Northern lights over the next few nights. Clear conditions are necessary for good views. They should be visible, equally in all parts of Iceland given the right conditions for clear skies.
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