"THE WEST-FJORDS OF ICELAND - VESTFIRÐIR." Western Fjords by Regina1965
Western Fjords Travel Guide: 21 reviews and 107 photos
This page on the West-fjords of Iceland includes the northern part of Vestfirðir. I have not yet travelled to the southern part of Vestfirðir since I started on VT - so I will be adding more tips here with time.
Coming from Hólmavík village and driving in the Vestfjords (Vestfirðir) of Iceland, on what we call the head of Iceland, will take you through a long drive of the fjords, back and forth and again back and forth to the mouth of the fjords. You will feel like you are alone in the world when driving in the first fjords. Remember to fill up on gas in Hólmavík village as there is no gas-station until Súðavík village.
The capital city of the West fjords is Isafjordur.
In 2010 I went to a family reunion to the West fjords - to a very remote village here, where my grandmother was born. My tips will show you the drive from Holmavik town through alll the fjords in the nortern parts of the West fjords and towards Nupur and Thingeyri.
This beach is in one of the remotest places in Iceland and here my grandmother was born.
There are several heaths on the West Fjords, which make it difficult driving there in winter time and sometimes the... more travel advice
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