The Westman Islands Overview

Fondly dubbed as the Home Islands, the Westman Island is the largest and most populated island off the Icelandic coast. Home to stunning shores and a teeming population of Arctic baby puffins, these islands are one of the best places to visit in Iceland for those keen on exploring the natural beauty of the archipelago. The Westman is home to two active volcanoes, which are regarded as major tourist spots here. Tourists at the island can try their hand at Spranga, the rock climbing sport local to Iceland, or navigate the cyan waters around the coast in a kayaking tour.

Location: Vestmannaeyjar, Arctic sea

Best time to visit: Between April and August, when the baby puffin population here is most visible

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