Take the road less travelled around the Westfjords

If you're looking for an adventure off the beaten path and away from the tourist crowds, then The Westfjords are just for you!

Away from the tourist crowds of the South and Ring Road, the winding fjords and towering mountains offer something for everyone - some of the best hiking trails in Iceland, active adventures, wildlife and birds watching, discovering local cuisine and culture and more...

Here we'd like to share with you different ideas and recommendations for your trip, tell you stories of our offbeat escapes and inspire you to come and travel with us!

Get into the spirit of things and check out the best bars in the Westfjords!

Follow in the footsteps of the remarkable Arctic Fox!

Take your pick from these unique Westfjords festivals!

Taste your way around the Westfjords - rustic restaurants, charming cafes and historic houses with some of the best food in Iceland!

Experience the life of a local in our remote Westfjords!

The best hiking trails of 2 hours or less... Perfect for a short stop along your route or for families.

Nothing gets better than relaxing in a hot spring in the midst of nature. Except having it to yourself. Beat the crowds and discover the best hot springs in the Westfjords!

Black, red, golden... Take your pick or do it all!

The Westfjords has some of the best puffin watching places. Read on for more...

Curious seals, elusive arctic foxes, abundant bird species, whales and of course, the free-roaming sheep :-)

If you're the person who prefers the road not taken, this trail is just for you!