Iceland - The Westfjords (PDF Chapter)
This is the Westfjords chapter from Lonely Planet’s Iceland guidebook.
The Westfjords is where Iceland’s dramatic landscapes come to a riveting climax and where mass tourism disappears – only about 10% of Iceland’s visitors ever see the region. Jagged bird cliffs and broad multihued dream beaches flank the south.
- explore an ethereal rosy beach and azure lagoon while looking for basking seals at Rauðasandur
- rove saw-cliffs and spy on Arctic foxes in Hornstrandir Nature Reserve
- let the mists of majestic Dynjandi swirl around you as you climb its dizzying cascades
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: South Coast, Reykhólar, Flókalundur, Brjánslækur, SouthwestPeninsulas, Látrabjarg Peninsula, Patreksfjörður, Tálknafjörður, Bíldudalur, Central Peninsulas, Dynjandi & Around, Þingeyri, Dýrafjörður, Önundarfjörður, Flateyri, Suðureyri, Ísafjörður, Bolungarvík, Ísafjarðardjúp, Hornstrandir, Strandir Coast, Staðarskáli to Hólmavík, Hólmavík, Drangsnes, Bjarnarfjörður, Reykjarfjörður, Norðurfjörður.
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