Vestrahorn is a beautiful mountain on the South East coast of Iceland. It is a 15 minute drive from the fishing town of Höfn and the Höfn airport. The town is a 6 hour drive from Reykjavik, but the airport can be reached by plane in an hour. The majority of great photographs of Vesturhorn are taken from the beach at Stokksnes where the N.A.T.O. base is.
Vestrahorn looks great in the Winter light. This Iceland landscape photo was taken on a December afternoon.
This photo was taken in October before the snow. The volcanic sand tussocks provide the landscape photographer with plenty of rich foreground and the mountain is a highly dependable background, even in cloudy conditions.
Vestrahorn can be a great location for Northern lights photography. Facing Vestrahorn mountain from Stokksnes is facing North East with is a good direction for Aurora displays.
The following Iceland photo tours may visit Vestrahorn Mountain.
Our guided, multi-day photo tours of South Iceland will give you incredible photo opportunities. The South coast is rich with, glacier ice, towering waterfalls and black sand beaches.
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Feel the powerful silence of Jökulsarlon glacier lagoon and explore the South Coast & Vesturhorn – one of our best Iceland Photo Tour for Auroras.
This photo tour combines the Golden Circle, Snæfellsnes Peninsular , South coast & Jökulsarlon photo tours to give a complete South Iceland experience.