West Iceland

Close to the capital of Reykjavik, yet away from the bustle, West Iceland is a world where culture, nature and history complement each other, creating a unique experience. From the popular destination Stykkisholmur in West Iceland, wildlife enthusiasts can take boat tours on beautiful Breidafjordur Bay and taste nature close up or sail with the ferry Baldur to the captivating island of Flatey. For the adventurous traveller there is glacier Snaefellsjokull to conquer and the whole of Snaefellsnes National Park with volcanos and hot springs to explore. Glacier Langjokull,  Iceland´s second largest glacier after glacier Vatnajokull and the closest glacier to Reykjavik beckons with tours of skiing, snowmobiling and hiking.

About the West Fjords

Time magazine has named Iceland’s West Fjords one of the world's best-kept secrets. „Memory is long here, and the landscape has a palpable supernatural spirit,” the 2013 article says. The West Fjords has received the prestigious „European Destination of Excellence“ and the Lonely Planet travel guide placed the West Fjords on its 10 top list of regions in the world to visit in 2011.