Borgarnes is a charming town in West Iceland. Get a taste of the rich culture and history of Borgarnes as you explore the region’s stunning nature. A perfect stop on your West Iceland adventure.
Borgarnes is located along the shores of a small peninsula, Borgarfjörður, in West Iceland. It’s located around 75 km from Reykjavík. With a population of only 2000 people, the town is full of interesting cafés, museums and attractions. Borgarnes is locally known to have a fantastic swimming pool and the weather is mild.
Borgarfjörður is a historic town stretching all the way back to the Viking times, playing an important role in Iceland’s settlement. Today you can still find traces of its Viking history. Locals are keen to share the town’s history, best displayed inside the town’s spectacular museums.