Information about Kaldbakur

Kaldbakur is the highest mountain in the Westfjords.

The mountain, located beween the fjords Arnarfjordur and Dyrafjordur, rises to 998 meters. From the top one has an excellent view of the area, sometimes referred to as the 'Icelandic Alps'.

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Attractions nearby Kaldbakur

Bjarnarfjörður in Strandir

Bjarnarfjörður is fjord in the Westfjords, south of Veiðileysufjörður and north of Steingrímsfjörður. Bjarnarfjörður is known for its untouched isolat...

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Gvendarlaug

Gvendarlaug is the name given to a medieval hot pool, hot creek and swimming pool found in Westfjords. It is possible for guests to swim both in t...

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Djúpavík

Djúpavík is a village in the Westfjords of Iceland, located in Árneshreppur which is the least populous municipality in the country.   Djúpavík is lo...

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Drangsnes

The fishing village of Drangsnes can be found at the mouth of the Steingrímsfjörður fjord, in the Westfjords of Iceland. Drangsnes is part of the Kald...

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Húnaflói

Húnaflói is a bay in north Iceland. Many beautiful fishing villages and fascinating sites sit on its shores.  The most iconic feature of Húnaflói i...

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Krossneslaug

Krossneslaug is a geothermal pool located in the remote Strandir region of the Westfjords. Unlike many swimming pools in the region, Krossneslaug...

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Trékyllisvík

Wikimedia. Creative Commons. Credit: Jóna Þórunn. Trékyllisvík is an isolated cove found in the Strandir region of the Westfjords, in northwest Icel...

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Hólmavík

Flickr, DavideGorla In the desolate, dramatic, and awe-inspiring Strandir region of the Westfjords, the village of Hólmavík is the largest settlement...

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Westfjords

The Westfjords are the westernmost part of Iceland and an unspoilt region of incredible beauty. They are home to some of the country’s most dramatic...

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Illugastadir

Illugastaðir farm can be found on the west side of the Vatnsnes Peninsula. The area has truly stunning views of the eastern Westfjord coastline and is...

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Vatnsnes

Vatnsnes is a peninsula in north Iceland, best known for its wildlife and geology. Wildlife at the Vatnsnes Peninsula. The Vatnsnes Peninsula is w...

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Hvítserkur

Hvítserkur, otherwise known as the Troll of Northwest Iceland, is a 15 m (49 ft) tall basalt rock stack protruding from Húnaflói Bay. The rock is a...

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Blönduós

Wikimedia, Creative Commons, Photo by Debivort Blönduós is the largest urban area of Húnaflói bay in northwest Iceland. It has a population of aroun...

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Hóp Lake

Lake Hop is a tidal lake in North Iceland. It is the fifth largest lake in the country and popular for fishing. The lake is situated around 35 km fro...

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Hrolleifsborg

Hrolleifsborg is a mountain in the Westfjords, in one of the most remote parts of Iceland. At 776 metres (2545 ft) tall, it is one of the highest pea...

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Borgarvirki

Photo by Regína Hrönn Ragnarsdóttir. Borgarvirki is a volcanic plug in north Iceland that historically has been used as a fortress. Description of B...

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Hvammstangi

Hvammstangi is a village on the Vatnsnes Peninsula, six kilometres (four miles) north of the Ring Road. Nestled beside the Miðfjörður fjord, Hvammst...

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Drangajökull

Wikimedia, Creative Commons, Photo by AgainErick Drangajökull is Iceland’s northernmost and lowest lying glacier. Geography of Drangajökull Drangaj...

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Hrútafjörður

Hrútafjörður is a fjord in north-west Iceland that stretches out of Húnaflói bay. The name of the fjord translates to Ram’s Fjord.  Geography Hrút...

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Reykir Regional Museum (Hrútafjörður)

The local culture museum at Reykir in Hrutafjordur bay in North Iceland gives a good impression of the shark hunts from the bay and the farm community...

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