Westman Islands, Jewel of the South Coast - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Westman Islands, Jewel of the South Coast

“you haven’t seen Iceland until you have visited the Westman Islands” is a direct quote from visitwestmanislands.com and they likely have a good point!

This cluster of volcanic islands, located off the south coast of Island, is stuffed to the brim with examples of amazing nature. Mountains, islands, volcanoes and of course a wide variety of sea birds such as the puffin!

You can travel to the islands quite easily by ferry or there are a number of boat trips that will take you around the islands. Whatever way you decide to travel to the islands you are sure to have a fantastic time.

Beyond nature, the Westman Islands are also home to an 18 hole golf course and a yearly music festival.

Below you can read our articles about these islands and learn more about what they have to offer!