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West Iceland

West Iceland, or Vesturland in Icelandic, has many highlights and places great for exploring. Some may say it is sadly a forgotten region as many visitors just pass by. Do not make that kind of mistake, it is close to Reykjavik but it has nothing to do with it. Its essence and soul differs greatly. If you really want to experience what it feels like to be just you and the nature, add it to your route.

West Iceland

Some areas are so remote and lonely, the connection with the nature is something you cannot avoid. Its diverse nature, from high mountains, glaciers and lava fields as worth checking. No one can get tired with such variety and splendid landscapes. In this section, we offer you information about campsites, Tricks, Tips and everything you need to know for your camping trip. This region and its volcanos and fjords are fore sure totally worth it.

Kirkjufell mountain in Snaefellsnes peninsula with colorful sunset sky
The Snæfellsnes peninsula is frequently called Iceland in miniature. It's got everything you could possibly hope for in a visit to the small Nordic Island. Iconic, postcard-worthy shots of waterfalls and volcanoes? Check. Glaciers and Game of Thrones filming locations? Check. And it all lies just a short two-hour drive north of Reykjavik, making it perfect for a day...
Delicious breakfast treats at the bakery counter
For early risers, there’s nothing better than strolling the through the city, bright and early, with a nice cup of coffee and a pastry for breakfast. Why not head to a bakery in downtown Reykjavik and enjoy the city’s quaint buildings and parks with an equally delicious baked good? Enter Sandholt Bakery and Eatery. While it’s not Reykjavik’s oldest...
The Silfra Fissure in Iceland's Thingvellir National Park
The Golden Circle, or sometimes known as the Golden Triangle, is a stunning sightseeing route that cuts through south Iceland. If it is your first time visiting our island nation, I would say it is a must-see. The route features some of the best that Iceland has to offer: tranquil waterfalls, one of our beloved national parks, powerful geysers,...
Thingvellir National Park and Silfra fissure are top things to do in Icealand
If you are planning on visiting Thingvellir (Þingvellir) National Park during your next trip to Iceland, you are in for a treat. As one of Iceland's best national parks, it is one of the country's most visited tourist attractions, and for a good reason. Landscapes within the park shift drastically and are cinematic. The tours offered throughout the park...
Iceland's Blue Lagoon Do's and Dont's
Imagine this: you are floating in opaque misty blue water surrounded by ancient lava fields while you drink a smoothie. The steam fills the air and opens up your lungs. You are totally relaxed. Looking up at a pale blue sky and you begin to daydream. Just as you close your eyes, a silhouetted figure emerges, standing above you....
Best Iceland Camping
We all know what a campsite is but when you ask people what they should look for in a campsite, not many of them can provide a certain answer. Being honest, it is not hard to know why as there is a huge variety of them. When trying to find the Best Iceland Campsites in 2018, we were trying...
The Ultimate List Of Open All Year Campsites in Iceland
Many people are very clear about the seasons: they either love winter or they love summer. But what about those who want to come to Iceland regardless of the season? Well, we've got good news for them! There are campsites in Iceland that are actually open throughout the year. We've created this ultimate list of campsites open all year...
Reykjavík Campsite
The majority of the people come to Iceland in Summertime, which is the high season. Milder temperatures and more daylight are some of the reasons why. Camping sites are usually open in Summer because of weather conditions. Roads are clearer and they are easier to reach. It is actually the best time of the year to visit. But belive...


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