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Tourist Info Iceland - Vesturland & Vestfirðir

Cities and Counties

Visit West Iceland
Vestfjarðastofa

Akraneskaupstaður Akranes og Hvalfjörð
Bolungarvík Borgarbyggð (Borganesi)
Borgarfjörð  
Dalina (Búðardal) Kaldrananeshreppur (Drangnesi)
Flateyri Grundarfjarðarbær
Strandabyggð (Hólmavík) Upplýsingamiðstöðin á Hólmavík
Hvalfjörðarsveit Ísafjarðarbær (Ísafjöður)
Reykholt i Borgafirðir Reykhólahreppur
Skorradalshreppur (Borganes) Snæfellsbær
Snæfellsnes (Ólafsvík) Stykkishólmsbær
Súðavíkurhreppur (Súðavík)  
Tálknafjarðarhreppur (Tálknafjörður) Vesturbyggð (Patreksfjörður, Örlygshöfn, Bíldudalur, Krossholt)

Sights

Byggðasafnið í Görðum Akranes, quite large local museum
Skrímslasetrið Bíldudal (nearby Patreksfjörður), sea monster museum
Grasagarðar Vestfjarða Bolungarvík, Westfjords Botanicals Garden
Náttúrugripasafn Bolungarvíkur Bolungarvík, natural history museum
Náttúrustofa Vestfjarða Bolungarvík, folk museum
Sjóminjasafn Ósvör Bolungarvík, maritime museum
Landnámssetur Íslands Borgarnes, museum about the icelandic settlement
Safnahús Borgarfjarðar Borgarnes
Ferðaþjónustan Erpsstöðum Búðardalur, Skyr center
Vínlandssetrið Leifsbúð Búðardal, Leif Eiriksson centre, exhibition about the early (earliest?) explorer of Greenland and eastern Americas
Sögumiðlun Dalbær (Snæfjallaströnd), Ólafur Jóhann Engilbertssonar museum
Hótel Djúpavík Djúpavík (north of Hólmavík), herring museum, boat and canue rental
Safn Jón Sigurðsson Hrafnseyri (nearby Arnarfjörð), museum
Eiríksstaðir Haukadalur, about the first viking in America
Galdrasýning á Ströndum Hólmavík (Strandir), exhibition about sorcery and witchcraft in Iceland
Into the Glacier Húsafell, tours into a glacier tunnel
Landbúnaðarsafn Íslands Hvanneyri, historical farming equipment, traction engine museum
Ullarselið á Hvanneyri Hvanneyri, the "Wool Hut"
Byggðasafn Vestfjarða Ísafjörður, heritage museum
Safnahúsið Ísafirði Ísafjörður, library and historical archive
Hernámssetrið - War and Peace Museum Oddsmýri (west of Akranes)
Pakkhúsið í Ólafsvík Ólafsvík, museum
Ferðaþjónustan Húsafelli Reykholt
Snorrastofa Reykholt, cultural centre and an institution for research in medieval studies
Þjóðgarðurinn Snæfellsjökull Snæfellsbær, national reserve
Bjarnarhöfn Stykkishólmur, shark museum
Eldfjallasafn Stykkishólmur, volcano museum
Vatnasafn / Library of Water Stykkishólmur
Melrakkasetur Íslands Súðavík, The Arctic Fox Centre
Sauðfjársetur á Ströndum Sævangur (south of Hólmavík), sheep farming museum
Vestfjarðaleiðin 950 km tourist route through the Westfjords

Activities

Guðlaug Náttúralaug Akranes (Langisandur), natural swimming pool
Hestamiηstöðin Borgartún Akranes, horse riding tours
Golfklúbburinn Leynir Akranes
Hornstrandaferðir Bolungarvík, boat tours to Hornstranðir, also fishing trips
Golfklúbbur Borgarness Borganes
Golfklúbburinn Skrifla Borgarnesi
Krauma Deildartunguhver (nearby Reykholt), nature bath
Fosshestar Engidalur (nearby Ísafjörður), horse riding tours
Snæfellsnes Excursions Grundarfjörður
Heydalur Heydalur (west of Reykjanes), farmholidays, riding, kayaking, fishing, etc.
Strandahestar Hólmavík, horse farm
Húsafell Húsafell, activity area, canyon baths, lava and ice caves, etc.
Borea Ísafjörður, sailing, skiing, kayaking, hiking, wildlife, boat tours, etc.
Dalirnir Tveir - Skíðasvæði Ísafjarðarbæjar Ísafjörður
Iceland Backcountry Travel Ísafjörηur, individuelle Touren mit kleine Gruppen, empfehlenswert!
Ísafjöður Guide Ísafjörður, city and history tours
Láki Tours Whale Watching Ólafsvík
Westfjords Adventures Patreksfjörður, guided hiking trips, Jeep and bike tours, etc.
The Cave Reykholt, lava cave tours
Hrossaræktarbúið Skáney Reykholtsdal (nearby Borgarnes), horse farm
Lýsuhóll Snæfellsbær, horse riding tours and holidays
Golfklúbbur Staðarsveitar Snæfellsbær
GMS - Golfklúbburinn Mostri Stykkishólmur
Seatours - Sæferðir Stykkishólmur, bird and whale watching, mini-cruises, boat-charter
Seatours - The Viking Sushi Adventure Voyage Stykkishólmur, boat tours in the Breiðafjörður
IcelandSeaAngling Súðavík
Raggagarður Súðavík, recreation and experience park for families
Simba horses & bike rental Þingeyri (at the Dýrafjörður), horse riding tours, bike rental, also café
Þingeyrarvefurinn Þingeyri, hiking tours into the Westfjord Alps

Other Information

Skagalíf Akranes, culture and recreation activities
Grundarfjarðarhöfn Grundarfjörηur, port
Dokkan Brugghús Ísafjörður, brewery
Fjölmenningarsetur Ísafjörður, multi cultural center
Leir 7 Stykkishólmur, clay for ceramics
Vatnavinir Vestfjarða Friends of Water, nourishes and reinforces water and health related tourism

Restaurants

Domino′s Pizza Akranes
Gamla Kaupfélagið Akranes
Arnarbær Restaurant Arnarstapi (in the southwest of Snæfellsnæs)
Snjófell Restaurant Arnarstapi
Malarhorn - Malarkaffi Drangsnesi
Hótel Glymur Hvalfirður (nearby Akranes)
Við Pollinn Ísafjörður (Silfurtorgi)
Tjöruhúsið Neðstikaupstaður (nearby Ísafjörður)
Stúkuhúsið á Patreksfirði Patreksfjörður
Bjargarsteinn Mathús Stykkishólmur, formerly Fimm Fiskar Veitingahús
Bjarnarhöfn Bistro Stykkishólmur
Narfeyrarstofa Stykkishólmur
Fisherman Suðureyri
Hverinn - Sælureitur í Sveitinni Kleppjárnsreykir (nearby Reykholt)

Travel Agencies

Vesturferðir - West Tours Ísafjörður
Ögur Travel Ísafjörður, kajak and hiking vacations in the Westfjords