Hornstrandir is the northwestern peninsula. No people are living here any more. The area is declared a nature reserve. What you will get: deep sea inlets, birds, plants, immense cliffs with bird colonies. Near Hornvík is a large cliff with a busy bird colony.
Take a ferry, a tent, and have yourself dropped at Hornvik or another place. There are several hiking trails. Bring your tent and a good map.
- Wandelkaart 09 Serkort Hornstrandir - IJsland | Mal og Menning
- Hornstrandir area of Iceland at 1:100,000 in a series of detailed hiking and recreational topographic maps from M Read more
- Wandelkaart 3 Hornstrandir - IJsland | Ferdakort
- Hornstrandir area at 1:100,000 in a series of special detailed hiking and touring maps, based on the Icelandic topographic survey, covering the most visited parts of the country. Contours at 20m intervals and bright colouring show different types of vegetation and terrain. Local footpaths indicate sections with waymarking and coastal routes... Read more