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Kleifaheidi (Kleifaheiði‘s) Stone Man
Kleifaheidi (Kleifaheiði‘s) Stone Man

No marker available. Kleifaheidhi, Iceland, Patreksfjordur

Kleifaheidi is a mountain pass linking Bardastrond with Patreksfjordur. The building of the road, over 60 years ago, was considered a major feat and it greatly improved communications in the West Fjor...



Pollurinn Hot Pools
Pollurinn Hot Pools

No marker available. Tálknafjörður, Iceland, Tálknafjörður

Talknafjordur benefits from a geothermal area on the north side of the fjord. The hot water fills the town´s swimming pool which is open all year round. The hot water comes from Pollurinn at the no...



Red Sands Beach
Red Sands Beach

No marker available. Rauðasandur, Iceland, Patreksfjörður

Raudasandur is a glorious 10km long beach of shell sand, with a reddish hue when the sun shines on it. It’s such an idyllic spot that you can see why some might be tempted to take a dip here on a sunn...



Talknafjordur Swimming Pool and Hot Tubs (Tálknafjörður)
Talknafjordur Swimming Pool and Hot Tubs (Tálknafjörður)

No marker available. Tálknafjörður, Iceland, Tálknafjörður

Talknafjordur, with a population of 286, has an excellent harbor and a fish processing plant and trout farm.  It also has a cottage industry cosmetics production where organic creams and ointments are...



Bildudalur (Bíldudalur) Village
Bildudalur (Bíldudalur) Village

No marker available. Bíldudalur, Iceland, Bíldudalur

Bildudalur, one of the more isolated villages of the West Fjords, is endowed with the lion's share of mouthwatering scenery. Sited on the shore of Arnafjordur, the region's second largest fjord, the v...



Dyrafjordur (Dýrafjörður) - A Scenic Detour on the North Shore of the Fjord
Dyrafjordur (Dýrafjörður) - A Scenic Detour on the North Shore of the Fjord

No marker available. Dýrafjörður, Thingeyri, Iceland, Þingeyri

On the north shore of Dyrafjordur, you can take a scenic detour on road 614, passing Myrar farm, Iceland´s biggest eider duck nesting area. Common eiders are long-lived ground-nesting sea ducks who...



West Fjords
West Fjords

No marker available. Westfjords Region, Iceland, Westfjords

Connected to Iceland’s mainland by a strip of land just 10km wide, the West Fjords region has a reputation for outstanding mountain and fjord scenery, golden sand beaches, huge colonies of cliff-nesti...



Kirkjubol (Kirkjuból) Eider Ducks
Kirkjubol (Kirkjuból) Eider Ducks

No marker available. Kirkjuból, Iceland, Kirkjuból

Kirkjubol is a good stopping off point for birdwatchers. Please be considerate and keep away from the nesting birds. Around 70 eider ducks nest on the grassy ground above the tide line. The ducks l...



Drangsnes Fishing Hamlet
Drangsnes Fishing Hamlet

No marker available. Drangsnes, Iceland, Drangsnes

Drangsnes on Steingrimsfjordur Bay is a fishing hamlet whose name derives from the sea stack Kerling, reputed to be a giant troll wife. This tiny hamlet has done its bit for tourism by building a coup...



Trekyllisvik (Trékyllisvík) and Kort (Kört) Museum
Trekyllisvik (Trékyllisvík) and Kort (Kört) Museum

No marker available. Djúpavík, Iceland, Iceland, Djúpavík

In Trekyllisvik you’ll find seals, birds and a sweeping bay piled with driftwood. Enjoy a coffee here, take a look at local handicrafts fashioned from items collected in the bay and visit the local mu...