Westfjords is a dramatic destination in Iceland where mass tourism is not available. Jagged bird cliffs, dream beaches and traditional fishing villages are the most unique experiences in Westfjords. Hornstrandir Nature Reserve in Westfjords is the ideal destination for wild life travelers. It is one of the finest forest areas in Europe which offers you a chance to see Arctic foxes, seals, whales and teeming bird life. And also the adventure travelers can experience the hiking with challenging terrain. The best time to visit Hornstrandir is July. But it’s better to get advice from locals and rangers as the weather is so unpredictable in there.
And also, there are many experiences in Latrabjarg Peninsula, Westfords. The unique beaches like: Rauoasandur, Breidavik and Hvallatur offer you Iceland beach walks. And Bjargtangar Lighthouse and Minjasafn Egils Olafssonar Museum will highlight you about the fishing lives and fishing techniques in cold water.
Great museums are not a rare thing in Westfjords. Museum of Icelandic Sorcery and Wichcraft in Holmavik is one of them which offers you dark and dramatic tales, magic books and old Viking traditions. Samuel Jonsson’s Art Museum is another museum in Southwest Peninsula, Westfords. It displays about the great local artist Samuel Jonsson’s life and his creations. And another two amazing maritime musuems are available in Westfjords. They are Westfjords Heritage Museum and Osvor Maritime Museum which displays you tools, fishing items, clothes, traditional tools and many more.