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.