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Hornstrandir Nature Reserve
Hornstrandir Nature Reserve

No marker available. Hornstrandir, Iceland, Ísafjörður

Don’t miss the chance to visit Hornstrandir by boat. This outstanding nature reserve boasts sheer ocean cliffs packed with millions of birds, stunning sandy beaches piled high with driftwood and Arcti...



Mjoifjordur (Mjóifjörður)
Mjoifjordur (Mjóifjörður)

No marker available. Iceland, Ísafjörður

It takes a bit of effort to reach remote Mjoifjordur, on a winding gravel road only open in summer.  Along the way, you'll pass the magnificent Klifbrekkufossar waterfalls tumbling alongside the road....



Longufjorur (Löngufjörur) Golden Sand Beach
Longufjorur (Löngufjörur) Golden Sand Beach

No marker available. Eldborg, Iceland, Snæfellsbær

Heading along the south shore of Snaefesllsnes on road 54 there is a detour off to the south to the farm of Homluholt. Horse riding trips to Longufjorur (Long Beach) a beautiful stretch of golden sand...



Langjokull (Langjökull) Ice Cave
Langjokull (Langjökull) Ice Cave

No marker available. Langjökull, Iceland, Borgarfjörður

The Langjokull ice cave is Iceland’s newest tourist attraction. You’ll travel onto the icecap by 8WD truck to reach the entrance to the ice cave then embark on an amazing journey inside Iceland’s seco...



Ondverdanes (Öndverðarnes) The Tip of Snaefellsnes
Ondverdanes (Öndverðarnes) The Tip of Snaefellsnes

No marker available. Ondverdanes lighthouse, Snæfellsbær

Ondverdarnes lighthouse marks the westernmost tip of Snaefellsnes and is a dramatic spot where rugged lava meets the ocean.  Until 1945 there was a farm here and remains of its turf buildings can be s...



Hnifsdalur (Hnífsdalur) and Bolungarvík
Hnifsdalur (Hnífsdalur) and Bolungarvík

No marker available. Hnífsdalur, Iceland, Hnífsdalur

North of Isafjordur the smaller towns of Hnifsdalur and Bolungarvik are worth a visit. Take Road 62, Djupvegur, which offers great views across to Snaefjallastrond with its snow-flecked mountains - sn...



Kleifaheidi (Kleifaheiði‘s) Stone Man
Kleifaheidi (Kleifaheiði‘s) Stone Man

No marker available. Kleifaheidhi, Iceland, Patreksfjordur

Kleifaheidi is a mountain pass linking Bardastrond with Patreksfjordur. The building of the road, over 60 years ago, was considered a major feat and it greatly improved communications in the West Fjor...



Red Sands Beach
Red Sands Beach

No marker available. Rauðasandur, Iceland, Patreksfjörður

Raudasandur is a glorious 10km long beach of shell sand, with a reddish hue when the sun shines on it. It’s such an idyllic spot that you can see why some might be tempted to take a dip here on a sunn...



Bildudalur (Bíldudalur) Village
Bildudalur (Bíldudalur) Village

No marker available. Bíldudalur, Iceland, Bíldudalur

Bildudalur, one of the more isolated villages of the West Fjords, is endowed with the lion's share of mouthwatering scenery. Sited on the shore of Arnafjordur, the region's second largest fjord, the v...



Dyrafjordur (Dýrafjörður) - A Scenic Detour on the North Shore of the Fjord
Dyrafjordur (Dýrafjörður) - A Scenic Detour on the North Shore of the Fjord

No marker available. Dýrafjörður, Thingeyri, Iceland, Þingeyri

On the north shore of Dyrafjordur, you can take a scenic detour on road 614, passing Myrar farm, Iceland´s biggest eider duck nesting area. Common eiders are long-lived ground-nesting sea ducks who...