Locations in the Westfjords

Find interesting locations in the Westfjords of Iceland. Use the Filters on the left side of this page and the map here below to help you find what you are looking for. In the Westfjords you can find everything from the high waterfalls to magnificent fjords.

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Dynjandi
Dynjandi waterfall is known as the most beautiful attraction of Westfjords. Dynjandi is the biggest waterfall in the region. Also known as Fjallfoss, it is the first in a series of 7 waterfalls with a cumulative height of 100 m, being 30 m wide at the top and 60 m wide at the base. While each of the waterfall beneath the main one on top is spectacular on its own, the cumulative effect of the seven falls is impressive and immersive. The sheer volume of water and its sound and power is surreal.
Reykjafjarðarlaug
For a travel enthusiast who loves secluded places more than the crowded beaches and the crowded towns, the Reykjafjarðarlaug hot spring is a perfect place...
Hellulaug hot spring
Hellulaug hot spring in the Westfjords of Iceland is a unique hot spring with views.
Rauðisandur
Previous Next Local tip: Walk all the way to the ocean for the best views of the beach and surrounding area. Steep gravel roads lead...
Látrabjarg
One of Europe’s largest bird cliffs, Látrabjarg is situated at the westernmost point of Europe. The favorite place for nature lovers and bird lovers, Látrabjarg...
Tálknafjörður
Basic Information With a small population of 300 inhabitants, the village of Tálknafjörður is situated between Patreksfjörður and Bíldudalur in the Westfjords of Iceland. Despite...
Patreksfjörður
Previous Next Basic Information A charming village in the Westfjords of Iceland, Patreksfjörður is populated with approximately 650 inhabitants. The meaning of the name Patreksfjörður...
Krossneslaug
Basic Information Accessible between mid May – August. Heated with natural hot springs. Great spot for whale watching. Bumpy gravel road.  GPS: 66.05625, -21.50852 Remotely located...
Bíldudalur
Previous Next Basic Information Nested by Arnarfjörður fjord, the Bíldudalur village was the center of operation for Iceland’s prominent entrepreneur in the 18th century. It...
Flateyri
Flateyri fishing village is located in the Westfjords of Iceland. Explore the unexplored when visiting Flateyri.
Ísafjörður
A historical marvel, Ísafjörður, is the largest town in the Westfjords peninsula in Iceland.
Hornstrandir
Previous Next Basic Information One country on earth that can boast of nature’s unending blessings is Iceland. Forest reserves and sanctuaries established in Iceland not...
Örlygshöfn
Basic Information Located in the Westfjords. Less known location.  Iceland’s Golden Beach Iceland is a place with a mysterious yet calming nature that never fails...
Garðar BA
Garðar BA 64 is a shipwreck located in the Westfjords of Iceland. The shipwreck is the oldest steel ship in Iceland and has been beached for years.
Pollurinn Hot Pool
Basic Information Located in the Westfjords  GPS: 65.64908, -23.89486 Temperature: around 40-45 °C Parking lot Easy access Dressing rooms Shower available Free of charge Serene coastal...
Flókalundur
Flókalundur is considered to be one of the most beautiful parts of the Westfjords. In this fjord you will find a hot spring and hiking routes.
Krosslaug hot spring
Basic Information GPS: 65.51961, -23.40533 Hidden Gem – not many travelers know about this hot spring.  Can be hard to find – follow the GPS...
Hólmavík
Basic Information Hólmavík is located in the Westfjords of Iceland.  Population around 375. Hólmavík is known for witchcraft and witch-hunts.   Crowning the Westfjords of Iceland,...
Drangsnes Hot Pots
Basic Information GPS: 65.6882, -21.44825 Fee of charge. Changing facilities available.  Located in Drangsnes village in the Westfjords.  Planning to visit Iceland is probably the best...
Hörgshlíðarlaug
Basic Information GPS: 65.84528, -22.61212 Temperature around 40°C Size; 2 x 6 meters, dept 80 cm Sea view from the pool.  Small changing rooms.  Free of...
Djúpavík
Djúpavík is a beautiful secret village in the Westfjords of Iceland.
Gvendarlaug hot spring
Basic Information GPS: 65.78146, -21.52166 Has been protected since 1989.  It is not allowed to bathe in this hot spring. Gvendarlaug is a natural hot...
Vegavinnubaðið hot spring
Basic Information GPS: 65.62668, -22.94984 Hidden hot spring in the Westfjords.  Hard to find.  Beautiful hike.  Are you wondering where are the best Hot Springs?...
Nauteyrarlaug hot spring
Basic Information GPS: 65.91711, -22.34193 Hidden hot spring in the Westfjords.  Off the beaten path.  Temperature around 40-42°C.  The water in the hot spring is...

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