Iceland Travel Guide - What To See - West

Iceland Travel Guide | What To See

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Hraunfossar Waterfalls

Hraunfossar Waterfalls

Hraunfossar (Lava Falls) is series of unusual waterfalls that run from beneath the lava field over a one kilometer stretch alongside the banks of the ...

Reykholt Town

Reykholt Town

History
Reyholt is one of the most famous places in Iceland´s history. Reykholt is located in southwest Iceland, about 110 kilom...

Borgarnes-Town

Borgarnes-Town

Borgarnes is a town in Borgarbyggđ District in the southwest of Iceland with a population of some 2000 people, located only 70 kilometers from Reykj...

Hvalfjörđur Fjord

Hvalfjörđur Fjord

Hvalfjörđur fjord or “Whale fjord” is situated in the west of Iceland. The drive around the fjord is very scenic with the winding roads running thr...

Eldborg Crater

Eldborg Crater

Eldborg is an exceptionally beautiful shaped volcanic crater, located in the Mýrar District, which can be seen by highway nr 54. Rising 60 meters (19...

Arnarstapi Village

Arnarstapi Village

Arnarstapi is a small fishing hamlet, located in a coastal area on the southern side of the Snćfellsnes Peninsula, which is about 120 kilometers lon...

Ólafsvík Town

Ólafsvík Town

Ólafsvík town is the second largest community on the Snćfellsnes Peninsula with a population of about 1100 and is located on the north side of the pe...

Stykkishólmur Town

Stykkishólmur Town

Stykkishólmur Town is the largest town on the Snćfellsnes Peninsula with a population of about 1200 people. For the past four centuries, Stykkishólmur...

Djúpalónssandur

Djúpalónssandur

Djúpalónssandur is a very beautiful beach with black sand and frozen lava landscape all around. The place is uninhabited now, but in the past, it used...

Hellnar

Hellnar

Hellnar is an old fishing village that used to be one of the most important ports for fishing ships in the Snćfellsnes area. Many picturesque rock for...

Breiđafjörđur Bay

Breiđafjörđur Bay

Breiđafjörđur Bay in West of Iceland is famous for it´s many islands and very rich bird life. Breiđafjörđur Bay is about 130 kilometers long and 50 ki...

Grábrók Crater

Grábrók Crater

Grábrók Crater is located only a short distance from road 1 in Norđurárdalur valley, near Bifröst University and is the largest of the craters on a s...

Glymur Waterfall

Glymur Waterfall

Glymur is Iceland’s second-tallest waterfall. In order to see the 198 meter height waterfall on foot you must take a multi-hour trek...

Glanni Waterfall

Glanni Waterfall

Glanni is a stunning waterfall in Nordura river. The folklore about the waterfall is that it is a dwelling place for elves and trolls. A well defin...

Baula

Baula

Baula is a mountain situated in Borgarfjörđur; it was formed about 3 million years ago in a volcanic intrusion. Baula is characteriz...

Ytri Tunga

Ytri Tunga

Ytri Tunga beach is one of the best places in Iceland to spot seals. Located on the southern side of Snӕfellsnes Peninsula, this unique beach...

Búđir

Búđir

Búđir is a small charming village in the Western tip of Snćfellsnes peninsula. Situated in the nature reserve Búđarhraun lava fie...

Húsafell

Húsafell

Situated in Borgarfjörđur district of West Iceland, Húsafell is a flourishing farm and church estate which includes a large campsite, 4-star hotel ...

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