Akureyri is situated in north-east Iceland, in one of the longest fjords in the country - surrounded by mountains reaching 1000-1500 m. and only 60 km from "The Arctic Circle". A popular tourist destination for short or long visits, the town offers a wide range of activities and interesting places e.g. museums, the world's most northerly botanic garden, 18-hole golf course, the best skiing area in the country. .The town is also a good base for many of Iceland's most beautiful natural wonders as waterfalls, volcanic areas and canyons as well as exciting activities as river rafting, hiking, fishing, whale watching and horse riding.
Boreray Island is one of the most remote and weather-exposed of the North East Atlantic. Imagine trying to live here during the storm. Landing requires jumping or swimming to land. And yet this island is full of life and a beautiful location that you should not miss!
Bolungarvík is the northernmost village in the Westfjords, situated on an eponymous cove. The village has been a fishing port since settlement, so naturally the most popular tourist attraction in Bolungarvík is the Ósvör museum, a fascinating replica of an old fishing outpost. There, the museum curator greets visitors wearing a skin suit similar to the one Icelandic sailors wore in the 19th century. In addition there is a natural history museum in town that hosts an extensive bird and mammal collection, including a polar bear.
Djupivogur, a town with history of trading since 1589 and a long history of fishing, lies in a region of incomparable natural beauty. Djupivogur is a small town located on a peninsula in eastern Iceland, near the island of Papey. The town is famous in Iceland for being the place with the highest temperature ever recorded in the island, 30.5°C (87°F) in June 1939.
Dunvegan is a village located on the Isle of Skye, which is part of the Scottish Highlands.
Dunvegan is known for its castle, Dunvegan Castle, which has been the seat of the chiefs of Clan MacLeod for over 800 years. The castle is open to visitors and offers guided tours of its historic interior and gardens.
In addition to the castle, there are several other attractions in Dunvegan and the surrounding area, including boat trips to see seals and other wildlife, walking and hiking trails, and various shops and restaurants.
The Isle of Skye as a whole is known for its rugged landscapes, stunning coastline, and rich cultural heritage. It is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts, photographers, and anyone looking to explore Scotland's natural beauty.
Faeroes that means Sheep Islands is a cluster of 18 islands (17 habitable), which are the homonymous archipelago in the North Atlantic Ocean between Scotland, Norway and Iceland. Tórshavn is a small city of approximately 20,000 residents that becomes "alive" every year during the summer when visitors from every corner of Europe and beyond come to visit. Descendants of the Vikings firstly inhabited the islands around the 9th century, the inhabitants of the islands as well as the Icelanders are their descendants. Visit The Tinganes, the oldest part of town with small wooden houses and roofs covered with grass. The oldest of these is about 500 year old . Its worth visiting the Tórshavn Cathedral, Tórshavn harbor, the Listasavn Føroya Museum of Art and the Nordic House the most important cultural center of the Faroes.
Flatey is an island in Breiðafjörður, northwestern of Iceland. It is part of the western islands which traditionally deemed to originate from the Ice Age. Flatey means flat island in Icelandric. The population of the island is virtually nil, since in the winter it has only five inhabitants. However, during the summer, the population rises massively as a lot of people have second houses on the island that are mostly visited that season. The area is surrounded by old villages with restored buildings as well as the old port from which visitors travel to and from the island is impressive.
St. Kilda is a breathtaking isolated archipelago in Scotland, that includes the westernmost islands. Wonderful cliffs surround the scenery and this place has, truly, a natural importance as it is in the World Heritage List. This area hosts the most significant bird colony in Europe and this is an additional reason why St. Kilda is the perfect destination for the nature lovers.
Klaksvík is the second largest town of the Faroe Islands.The first settlement at Klaksvík dates back to Viking times, but it was not before the 20th century that the district merged to form a large, modern Faroese town that became the cultural and commercial centre for the Northern Isles and the Faroe Islands as a whole.Klaksvík is physically linked with the mainland of the Faroe Islands and can now be considered one of its key ports. It is home to Summarfestivalurin, the largest music festival in the Faroe Islands.The town offers the tourists to do multiple activities such as historic sightseeing tours of Klaksvík, diving expeditions as the sea around the Faroe Islands is said to be one of the cleanest in the world, sea angling and perhaps a boat trip to the one of the world’s highest headlands.
An ideal destination for those seeking an escape from the hustle and bustle of modern life and a chance to experience the rugged beauty of Scotland's western coast!
Locheynort is a small village located on the south-eastern coast of South Uist, which is one of the islands in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. It is situated on the shores of Loch Eynort, a beautiful sea loch that is surrounded by stunning scenery and abundant wildlife.
Lerwick is a bustling, cosmopolitan seaport with services and amenities only usually found in much larger places on the British mainland. The extensive leisure and entertainment facilities provide warm hospitality to visitors. The old waterfront is thronged with pleasure boats, visiting yachts, historic craft and working fishing boats. There's a variety of lively bars and clubs, ranging from popular "theme" bars to more traditional hostelries. Visitors can explore a surprisingly wide range of well-stocked shops. Lerwick also has an outstanding Museum and Archives, incorporating an art gallery.
Noss is a small, inhabited island in Shetland, Scotland. It is The Perfect Island for Birds. Attractions on Noss include the Pony Pund built to breed Shetland Ponies and the Noup cliff. Although not the biggest seabird colony in Britain, Noss is the most accessible one, combining very large numbers of birds with a wide variety of species and spectacular scenery.
Reykjavik is a perfect town, with plenty of room, clean air, vibrant culture and beautiful environment. The southernmost capital of the world has it all. To enrich your knowledge of the Norwegian and Icelandic culture, visit the National Museum and the wooden buildings of the old city of Reykjavik. Afterwards leave the city behind and drive across landscapes of fire, ice and geysers to indulge in spas, that steam gushes.Don't miss such an ethereal experience.
Stykkisholmur is a small town located on the western coast of Iceland, in the western part of the Snaefellsnes Peninsula. The town is known for its picturesque harbor and historic buildings.
One of the most popular attractions in Stykkisholmur is the harbor area, which is home to a variety of colorful fishing boats and offers great views of the surrounding mountains and islands
Nearby natural attractions include the Snaefellsjokull National Park, which is home to a glacier-topped volcano that was the setting for Jules Verne's "Journey to the Center of the Earth.
Stromness is a big town situated in the area of Orkney Islands in Scotland, United Kingdom. The town has a long seaport, while the architecture of the old town is superb. An interesting characteristic of the town is that many houses has whale bones on their outside.
Surtsey is a volcanic island located off the southern coast of Iceland. It was formed by a volcanic eruption that began in 1963 and continued for four years. The island is part of a group of volcanic islands collectively known as the Vestmannaeyjar archipelago. Surtsey is uninhabited and is designated as a nature reserve, which means that access to the island is strictly limited to scientific research and monitoring purposes. The island is of great interest to scientists because it is one of the world's youngest islands and offers a unique opportunity to study the process of island colonization and ecosystem development.
Vestmannaeyjar is a town and archipelago located off the south coast of Iceland. The name "Vestmannaeyjar" means "the Westman Islands" in Icelandic, and refers to the fact that the islands were originally settled by Irish slaves or servants, whom the Norse called "west men" due to their location west of Norway.
Vestmannaeyjar is also known for its natural beauty and unique geography, with rugged cliffs and volcanic formations making up much of the landscape.
Vigur island is situated on Iceland, one hour by boat away from Isafjordur. The island is popular for its birdlife species that inhabit there, while it has only five residents.
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