Austurland (East Iceland) is characterized by small villages, dramatic coastlines, narrow fjords, waterfalls and mountains. The nature is always close and the scenery is breathtaking. The destination oﬀers outstanding outdoor experiences all year around. A great range of some of Europe’s best hiking trails, rugged and exciting highlands.
Destination design of Austurland started in 2014 by the regional tourism organisation FAUST and has been run by the regional business development organisation Austurbrú. The process has been open and inclusive to address the need for professional and sustainable destination management that will benefit Austurland as a whole.