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The West Fjords

There is Immense Grandeur in the high, flat-topped mountains, brilliant blue seas and rugged coastline of the West Fjords, located on the extreme northwest of Iceland. For the region’s scattered communities, life has been tough given the minimal infrastructure outside Ísafjörður, the only sizeable town. Attractions are mostly strung along the Fjords’ west coast between Látrabjarg bird cliffs and Ísafjörður. Though the eastern Strandir coast offers its own low-key beauty, all inland views are filled by snow-streaked plateaus. It is best to visit in summer when the roads are open: you can fly into Ísafjörður but from there you will ...

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