Self-guided Hesteyri tour

Iceland wildlife tours

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Enjoy a short 3 hour trip in Heysteri in Hornstrandir

Heysteyri is situated on the gorgeous peninsula of Hornstrandir. enjoy a picturesque one hour boat ride to Hesteyri. There are various different options of how you can spend your time there, according to your interests and liking. You can go on short hikes around, you might get lucky to spot a resident fox family that lives there or spend time at the beach, enjoy the views of the fjords from ashore. The cafe is a lovely quaint place to relax and find refreshments.

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The magical winter landscape

Snow time is Show time in the Westfjords

Listen up, all ye inhabitants of warmer climes! Winters in the Westfjords are calling and you have a chance to experience what true blue, freezing cold looks, sounds and feels like. Winters in the Westfjords are beautiful, unique, and fabulous: even for those who don’t want to just sit with a cup of hot cocoa

Westfjords town tours

Hornstrandir: where homes became history

When descendants of the original residents set up temporary homes every summer on Hornstrandir, there’s something to be said for roots. You learn, with time, that they indeed run deep. A beautiful-but-unforgiving place to live, this northernmost claw of the Westfjords was eventually abandoned in the early 1950s, when locals decided they could no longer

Iceland wildlife tours

Stories of a culture: the folklore of the Westfjords

Among the very first parts of Iceland colonised by the early Norse settlers, the Westfjords’ folklore is echoes wise old people in a new land. It marks the close relationship between nature’s bounties and man’s destiny, the legacy of the sea and a rugged, remote terrain set in extreme climes. Stories of sea monsters and

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