Thursday, 15 June 2017

Iceland - West Iceland (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet

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Iceland - West Iceland

Geographically close to Reykjavík, yet far, far away in sentiment, West Iceland (known as Vesturland) West Iceland offers everything from windswept beaches to historic villages and awe-inspiring terrain in one neat little package.

- tramp through crunchy lava fields, along windswept coastlines, and over Snæfellsjökull in Snæfellsjökull National Park

- wander past charming chocolate-box houses in the buzzy harbour town of Stykkishólmur

- follow seabirds on coastal walks past trailside crags on the slender trail east from Hellnar

Coverage includes: Hvalfjörður, Akranes, Borgarbyggð, Borgarnes & Around, Upper Borgarfjörður, Snæfellsnes Peninsula, Stykkishólmur, Grundarfjörður, Ólafsvík, Rif, Hellissandur, Snæfellsjökull National Park, Southern Snæfellsnes, Dalir, Eiríksstaðir, Búðardalur, Hjarðarholt & Around and Laugar.

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