Around Westfjords and Strandir in 2 to 4 days or more

Region: Westfjords
Coordinates: 65.5591995° N 22.4231077° W

Itinerary Suggestions:

Day 1. Reykjavik to Holmavik.
Leave Reykjavik and drive through Borgarnes to cross the Holtavorduheidi plateau to Northern Iceland. Going to Stadarskali n1 gas station crossroads for Strandir, Westfiords and North Iceland, or go via Brottubrekka to Budardalur to Holmavik.
Overnight in the Holmavik .

Day 2: Holmavik – Isafiord.
Explore the magical region of Strandasysla. Then head for Isafjordur and enjoy the drive along the bays enroute. Passing Heydalur/Reykjanes and Sudavik before arriving at Isafiord for overnight.

Day 3: Isafiord area.
Explore the Isafiord region. We suggest a drive to Bolungarvik and Sudureyri. Overnight in the region.

Day 4: Isafiord – Reykjavik.
Return to Reykjavik via the tunnel to Flateyri then continue through Thingeyri to Explore the spectacular region of Latrabjarg then continue to Brjanslaekur and Flokalundur. Then drive along the South-Fiords (Bardastrond) to Reykholar, passing Budardalur, then continue southwards across Brattabrekka to Borgarnes before returning to Reykjavik.

Please note: You can also backtrack this planner.

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