1 Hiking in Hornstrandir

Experience nature in the raw in this remote and unspoilt national park of lush valleys and rocky plateaux on the very edge of Europe.

2 Dynjandi, Arnarfjörður

Meaning “The Thundering One”, this mighty triangular-shaped waterfall is West Fjords nature at its most powerful.

3 Swimming in Patreksfjörður

Soak and swim in the heated waters of this fjordside pool with unsurpassed views of mountains and sea.

4 Breiðavík beach, southwestern peninsula

The white sands and aquamarine water of this idyllic bay make the perfect place to chill out and work on your tan – weather permitting.

5 Puffin spotting, Látrabjarg

Seek out Iceland’s most endearing bird along this vertiginous cliff face, the westernmost point in Europe.

6 Djúpavík, Strandir coast

Get away from it all in this remote corner of the West Fjords, once the region’s herring capital.

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