Iceland - West Iceland (PDF Chapter)

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This is the West Iceland chapter from Lonely Planet’s Iceland guidebook.

Geographically close to Reykjavík, yet far, far away in sentiment, West Iceland (known as Vesturland) West Iceland offers everything from windswept beaches to historic villages and awe-inspiring terrain in one neat little package.

  • tramp through crunchy lava fields, along windswept coastlines, and over Snæfellsjökull in Snæfellsjökull National Park
  • maps
  • wander past charming chocolate-box houses in the buzzy harbour town of Stykkishólmur
  • transport
  • follow seabirds on coastal walks past trailside crags on the slender trail east from Hellnar
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Hvalfjörður, Akranes, Borgarbyggð, Borgarnes & Around, Upper Borgarfjörður, Snæfellsnes Peninsula, Stykkishólmur, Grundarfjörður, Ólafsvík, Rif, Hellissandur, Snæfellsjökull National Park, Southern Snæfellsnes, Dalir, Eiríksstaðir, Búðardalur, Hjarðarholt & Around and Laugar.

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