In a single word, the Westfjords are wild. The remotest part of a remote island, reaching the Wesfjords requires leaving the relative comfort of the ring road that circles 'mainland' Iceland. Tour buses often bypass the Westfjords, deeming them too far out of the usual tourist routes. But this is a mistake - there are few places in Europe that feel as untouched and untamed as the Westfjords. Bird cliffs, beaches, mountains and fjord valleys, this is a country of extreme weather, remote farms, small fishing villages and mind-blowing vistas. The Wesfjords also has some of Iceland's best hiking, although this is not something to be attempted by the inexperienced. But for anyone up for an adventure, the Westfjords are not to be missed. Just make sure you bring rain gear, winter clothes, sun screen and shorts - four seasons in a day is the rule, not the exception, here.