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Djupavik (Djúpavík) Herring History and Village
Djupavik (Djúpavík) Herring History and Village

No marker available. Djúpavík's old herring factory, Iceland, Árneshreppur

In sheltered Reykjarfjordur, Djupavík’s weather-beaten herring factory and rusting ship are all that remains of an era when this remote outpost was a hive of activity. Djupavik’s story began when a he...



Nordurfjordur and Krossnes Swimming Pool
Nordurfjordur and Krossnes Swimming Pool

No marker available. Strandavegur, Iceland, Hólmavík

Occupying a resplendent position dominated by 646m high Krossnesfjall, the tiny village of Nordurfjordur is really just a cluster of houses, a guesthouse, cafe and small shop sited amid fertile farmla...



Hvitanes Seal Colony
Hvitanes Seal Colony

No marker available. Hvitanes, Iceland, Súðavík

Hvitanes is a seal colony on the west shore of Skotufjordur by the entrance to the fjord. By the farm of the same name, there's a place where you can pull off the road and watch the seals hauled out o...



Skalavik (Skalavík) - midnight sun
Skalavik (Skalavík) - midnight sun

No marker available. Skálavíkurvegur, Iceland, Bolungarvík

Located 10km from Bolungarvik, Skalavik is a peaceful bay facing the ocean where a handful of farmers used to live year round. On a clear evening in early summer you may be lucky to catch the midnight...



South of Patreksfjordur (Patreksfjörður)
South of Patreksfjordur (Patreksfjörður)

No marker available. Patreksfjörður, Iceland, Patreksfjörður

The long peninsula south of Patreksfjordur ends at Iceland’s most westerly point and it takes a bit of effort to get there on a bone-shaking gravel road. However, you’ll be rewarded with glorious beac...



Breidavik (Breiðavík), a beautiful beach
Breidavik (Breiðavík), a beautiful beach

No marker available. Breiðavík, Iceland, Patreksfjörður

This wide bay, just off road 612, boasts an exceptionally beautiful golden sand beach, aquamarine waters and untouched scenic surrounds. A stop here is definitely recommended for a stroll along the 2....



Dynjandisheidi (Dynjandisheiði) drive
Dynjandisheidi (Dynjandisheiði) drive

No marker available. Vestfjarðavegur, Iceland, Bíldudalur

The gravel road between Bildudalur and Þingeyri is one of the most exciting and scenic drives in Iceland. Take it slowly, stopping at the numerous viewpoints to soak up the rugged landscapes. Often in...



Dyrafjordur (Dýrafjörður) to Arnarfjordur (Arnarfjörður) coast track
Dyrafjordur (Dýrafjörður) to Arnarfjordur (Arnarfjörður) coast track

No marker available. Dýrafjörður, Thingeyri, Iceland, Þingeyri

Look at the map and you will see a coastal route connecting Dyrafjordur and Arnarfjordur. This treacherous route is accessed by road 622 leading to Haukadalur valley and Svalvogar lighthouse. From Sva...



Drangajokull (Drangajökull) glacier
Drangajokull (Drangajökull) glacier

No marker available. Snæfjallastrandarvegur, Iceland, Hólmavík

Drangajokull, Iceland´s northernmost glacier, is visible from many places in the West Fjords. The fifth largest glacier in the country, its highest peak reaches 925m and its area is about 200km². When...



Reykjaneshyrna headland
Reykjaneshyrna headland

No marker available. Iceland, Árneshreppur

Climb Reykjaneshyrna, a prominent headland, for a sweeping view up and down the coast. The walk starts by the farm Litla-Avik, following the marked trail. The area is only accessible in summer.