One of the eight regions of the country whose capital city is Borgarnes. Although Akranes is the most populated one, it is not the administration center of the region. West Iceland (officially called Vesturland in Icelandic) has many historical places and beautiful landscapes awaiting to be discovered.
West Iceland has a wide variety of fauna and flora. You can find different types of sightseeing. From Lava Fields to high mountains and glaciers. It is easy to find something that fits your needs as it offers several touristic attractions. Be sure to check about the Snaefellsnes peninsula and Borgarfjordur. Both of them highly recommended for families and any kind of travelers.
The region also have a ninckename: “little Iceland”. As it kind of has a little of everything the own country has to offer.
If you want to discover this wild region, check our articles and post. You will surely not miss a bit of it!