From Brú in the west to Þórshöfn in the east this essentially rural region spans half of Iceland´s landmass. The landscape is ever-changing, a patchwork of mountains, plains, lakes, rivers, marshland and lava desert, interspersed here and there with glaciers of various types. Fertile in many places, its plains and valleys are home to some of Iceland´s finest agricultural land. Offshore, fishing is conducted from the ports of the towns and the region is important centre for fishing and processing. For the visitor options are plentiful with great attractions, good accommodations and plenty of activities for every one. The North is a richly rewarding experience to be enjoyed in detail, and at leisure.