West Iceland

Iceland Road Atlas: Region 5

West Iceland has amazing lava caves, beautiful waterfalls and beaches and of course Snæfellsjökull glacier which has been an inspiration of many stories through the ages. In West Iceland you can both find activities that will get you adrenaline pumping or just lay back and enjoy the beautiful nature.

In the Settlement Center in Borgarnes you can get in touch with the old Sagas and get a good insight into Iceland’s history all the way back to the beginning of settlement. In Reykholt you get catch a glimpse into the life in medieval times and learn about Iceland’s most beloved historian, Snorri Sturluson and at Eiríksstaðir you can step back to the Viking Era and see the birthplace of Eiríkur the Red. You will find history in every step you take.