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Events Summer 2021
There is always something to see and do in West Iceland and event are very common throughout the year, wether that‘s town fairs or cultural events. Anyone can find something of their taste and you can easily find what‘s up during your stay in the region here in the calendar on the site. Come and join us!

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Akranes

Akranes

Akranes is just a stone's throw away from the capital largest town in West Iceland with the population 7.421. The Museum Area at Gardar is without a d

Arnarstapi in Snaefellsnes

Arnarstapi in Snaefellsnes is a magical old fishing village that is worth your attention. Arnarstapi was an important trading post in the past and had
Bifrost Borgarfjord

Bifrost Borgarfjord

Bifrost is a university village with a population of 200 but during the winter months 600 - 700 people live there. Bifrost is a direct descendant of t
Borgarfjordur West Iceland

Borgarfjordur West Iceland

Borgarnes and the surrounding Borgarfjörður region can be regarded as the setting for most of the Icelandic sagas. The area’s landscape, nature and cu
Borgarnes

Borgarnes

Borgarnes lies in the middle of West Iceland about 75 km from Reykjavík City Centre.In Borgarnes you can create an unforgettable holiday: breakfast an
Budardalur

Budardalur

Budardalur is the main administrative and service centre in the Dalabyggd region. Few parts of Iceland are as rich in history as Dalabyggd, where reco
Dalir district

Dalir district

Few parts of Iceland are as rich in history as the Dalir, where records go back virtually unbroken to the settlement in the 9th and 10th centuries. Be
Grundarfjordur Snaefellsnes peninsula

Grundarfjordur Snaefellsnes peninsula

Home to Mt Kirkjufell. Grundarfjörður is a picturesque town situated on the fjord of Breiðafjörður. The town is located right next to Kirkjufell mount
Hellissandur Snaefellsnes

Hellissandur Snaefellsnes

Hellissandur was once a major fishing centre but Rif was one of the main trading ports on Snaefellsnes peninsula. Most of the villages' fishing fleet

Hellnar, Snaefellsnes peninsula

For centuries, Hellnar was among the largest fishing villages beneath the Snaefellsjokull ice cap.  Valasnos, a freestanding rock, extends east of the
Hvalfjordur in Hvalfjardarsveit

Hvalfjordur in Hvalfjardarsveit

Hvalfjörður (Whale Fjord),only 50 km from Reykjavik, gives an excellent opportunity to enjoy the unique beauty of Icelandic fjords,with its sloops, sh
Hvanneyri in Borgarfjord

Hvanneyri in Borgarfjord

For centuries Hvanneyri has been a church centre and a small comunity of 250 inhabitants  formed around  agricultural organizations. The main one is t

Kleppjárnsreykir in Borgarfjord

Kleppjárnsreykir in Borgarfjord is a small village where many of the inhabitants are greenhouse farmers that use a geothermal heat to grow plants. Som
Melahverfi in Hvalfjardarsveit

Melahverfi in Hvalfjardarsveit

The youngest nucleated settlement in West Iceland is Melahverfi in Hvalfjörður district. The first houses were built in the area in 1980 when it was k
Olafsvik in Snaefellsnes peninsula

Olafsvik in Snaefellsnes peninsula

Olafsvik is a town on the northern side of Snaefellsnes peninsula, close to the magnificent glacier, Snaefellsjokull. Olafsvik has a large fishing har

Reykholt í Borgarfjord

Reykholt in Borgarfjord is a small village and one of the greatest historical place in Iceland, mainly because of Snorri Sturluson, a famous writer, p

Rif at Snaefellsnes peninsula.

Rif is a small village at the North of Snaefellsnes peninsula. It's older name is Havarif or Háarif, but nowadays always called Rif. In the village th
Snaefellsnes Peninsula

Snaefellsnes Peninsula

Snæfellsnes The Snæfellsnes Peninsula is a region in Western Iceland, located between Reykjavík and the Westfjords. The area, easily accessible all y
Stykkisholmur in Snaefellsnes

Stykkisholmur in Snaefellsnes

Stykkisholmur is beautifully-situated on the northern side of the Snaefellsnes peninsula. With beautiful and well-preserved old houses in the town cen

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