In Vestmannaeyjar we have a new Maritime Museum. Devoted to the history of boating and shipping in Iceland For over 40 years, Þórður Rafn, (Rabbi) has collected maritime artifacts in Iceland and now he has opened the museum to the public. For centuries the [...]
You can hike up an volcano in Vestmannaeyjar - Eldfell. The volcano erupted in 1973 and there are still warm spots on the volcano. It takes you about 1,5 hours from the harbor to walk up to the volcano and hike it and come down [...]
Surtsey Island is the youngest island in the world and is situated in the Westman Island archipelago. Surtsey was "born" in 1963 in an volcanic eruption underneath the ocean. The eruption lasted for 4 years.