Ísafjörður happens to be the largest town found in Westfjords.It is so big it covers almost an entire fjord. On the map, it is the breathtaking mountain landscape. Additionally, since there is a thin band between the shoreline and the outskirts of town, one can easily see just how large it is.
Ísafjörður is an amazing place for hiking and mountain climbing. During the winter, you can even take advantage of skiing and exploring the natural hot pots. The waterfalls will leave you speechless as well as the bird cliffs.
Ísafjörður is close to many villages via the tunnel such as Sudureyri, Flateyri and Thingeyri. The tunnel that connects it to other towns has been around since 1996 and every one hundred meters there is a meeting place.
Overall, if you plan to visit Ísafjörður during the winter months it is recommended that you go at the beginning or the middle of your trip. This way you can more flexible if transportation is delayed and you can enjoy all that the town has to offer.