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Strandir Coast
Strandir Coast

No marker available. Kaldbakur, Iceland, Árneshreppur

This area is only accessible in summer. This is a two-hour drive (each way) on gravel road 643, through one of the most remote and isolated regions of Iceland. The road snakes along the coast between...



Flokalundur (Flókalundur)
Flokalundur (Flókalundur)

No marker available. Vestfjarðarvegur, Flókalundur, Iceland, Patreksfirði

Flokalundur, on road 62 on the shore of Vatnsfjordur, is a service center, with fuel, a restaurant, and a small shop. It's named after Raven-Floki, an early visitor to the island who is credited with...



Latrabjarg (Látrabjarg) Bird Cliffs
Latrabjarg (Látrabjarg) Bird Cliffs

No marker available. Látrabjarg, Iceland, Patreksfjordur

At 14 km. long and 441 m, at its highest point, Latrabjarg is the largest ocean cliff in Iceland and the island’s westernmost point. It is home to countless seabirds during the breeding season. If you...



The Westfjords Botanical Gardens
The Westfjords Botanical Gardens

No marker available. westfjord botanical gardens, Bolungarvík, Iceland, Bolungarvík

The Westfjords Botanical Gardens is in the center of Bolungarvik (by the community center). Each plant is labeled with its name in Icelandic, Latin, English and German. Habitat descriptions are also i...



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Thordarhellir (Þórðar hellir) Cave
Thordarhellir (Þórðar hellir) Cave

No marker available. Iceland, Árneshreppur

On the east side of Reykjaneshyrna is an interesting cave called Þordarhellir. The story goes that a man called Þordur hid there. He fell in love with a girl from the Little-Avik farm and she came to...



Vigur Island
Vigur Island

No marker available. Vigur, Iceland, Ísafjarðardjúp

Vigur is a tiny island in Isafjardardjup in the West Fjords. It is somewhat surprising that people would choose to live in a remote place like this. But this is what Icelanders have done through the c...



The Museum of Icelandic Sorcery & Witchcraft, Holmavik, Westfjords
The Museum of Icelandic Sorcery & Witchcraft, Holmavik, Westfjords

No marker available. Hólmavík, Iceland, Hólmavík

This award-winning museum is by Holmavik's inner harbor. Unlike the witches of the infamous Salem trials in New England, almost all of Iceland’s convicted witches were men. Most of their occult practi...



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Osvor Maritime Museum
Osvor Maritime Museum

No marker available. Bolungarvík, Iceland, Bolungarvík

Osvor is a reconstruction of a 19th-century fishing station. The curator, dressed in a traditional fisherman’s outfit, leads visitors through the station showing them the houses, the fishing boat, and...



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Hrafnseyri Farmstead
Hrafnseyri Farmstead

No marker available. Hrafnseyri, Iceland, Þingeyri

In Arnarfjordur, you’ll find Hrafnseyri farmstead and church and a replica of a turf farm building. Hrafnseyri was the birthplace of Jon Sigurdsson, the leader of the 19th Century Icelandic Independen...



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Natural History Museum In Bolungarvik
Natural History Museum In Bolungarvik

No marker available. Vitastígur 3, 415 Bolungarvik, Iceland, Bolungarvík

Opening Hours: June 1st-Aug. 15th Weekdays: 9 am until 5 pm Weekends: 10 am until 5 pm Winter Weekdays: 8am–4pm Other times by agreement Amenities: Handicap Accessible Entrance Fee: Adults ISK 950 16...



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