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In West Iceland the history becomes vivid with every step, whether on account of the Sagas, folklore or just tales of men and the matters of men, the scenes of these stories are everywhere. Most of the Icelandic Sagas were written in West Iceland, hence the name West Iceland – The Sagaland. The area´s landscape, nature and culture reflect this heritage and bring history to life. Whether you are travelling by foot, by bicycle or driving, your trip will be much more interesting with good guidance or information about the places you visit, for instance at the Visitor Centres, The Settlement Center, Eiriksstadir, The Leif Eiriksson Center, Snorrastofa in Reykholt or all the local museums that are scattered around the region. West Iceland also has a variety of colorful artists who welcome guests to enjoy their creativity.

 

Crafts & Design
All types of craft and design have become popular all over the country.The variety is quite remarkable and it´s safe to say that the local´s creative spirit is veryactive. Craft and design products are sold at special markets, specialty stores or via the artists’websites.
Exhibitions
There is no shortage of different kinds of exhibitions, all over the country. Theyare dedicated to anything from toys to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. Art exhibitionsalso vary greatly and may be found in all sorts of places.
Museums
Museums: Iceland has all kinds of museums. Most of them are pretty standard but others arededicated to more abstract things, such as ghosts and other curious phenomena.  
Cultural Centres
Hosting all kinds of cultural events and educational programs for people ofall ages. Cultural centers are located in most parts of the country.
History and Culture
The locals in West Iceland are proud of their history and eager to introduce visitors to their art of storytelling, poems, and sagas stretching back to the Viking Age. 
Saga & Heritage
You can visit beautiful places and landmarks in West Iceland with historical values.
Sagaland
In West Iceland, the history becomes vivid with every step, whether on account of the Sagas, folklore or just tales of men and the matters of men, the scenes of these stories are everywhere.Most of the Icelandic Sagas were written in West Iceland, such as Egils Saga, Sturlunga, Laxdaela and Eyrbyggja, hence the name West Iceland - The Sagaland. What does West Iceland Sagaland stand for? Whether you are travelling on foot, by bicycle, on horseback or driving, your trip will be much more interesting with good guidance or information about the places you visit. Interpretation and study of nature in West Iceland Geology of West Iceland Stories of outlaws Folk tales and stories of elves and trolls Social and cultural history of West Iceland Customs and employment in West Iceland Fishing stories of West Iceland Stories of the settlement and the heroes of the Icelandic sagas Stories of the university communities of West Iceland Stories of the development of West Iceland Stories of pilgrims and entrepreneurs Travel stories Share your stories of your trip through West Iceland with your family and friends.
Visitor Centres
Located at most of the larger and more popular nature sites, museums andcultural establishments, visitor centers provide information and the chance to purchasesouvenirs.