Vestmannaeyjar’s Small Island in Iceland May Be Home to the Most Isolated House on Earth


The archipelago gets a lot of rain, but very little snow


Due to its climate, returning migrant birds are often first seen in spring and they set out from the islands in autumn. All of Iceland’s seabirds can be found in Vestmannaeyjar: the guillemotgannetkittiwakeIceland gull, and puffin.

Hundreds of plant pieces and insects can be found in the island


150 plant species of flora and about 80 types of insect types have been identified in the islands. Also, the waters around the Vestmannaeyjar contain some of the North Atlantic’s richest fishing grounds.

This cabin at the Elliðaey island has been the center of various speculations


Many people speculated that this house belonged to singer Bjork, but soon the Hunting Association of the island announced that it was used as a hunting cabin.

This island has no population of people or wildlife


Vestmannaeyjar is famous for The National Festival, which attracts thousands of visitors every year. Also, it has been featured in two films and two novels and one of the leading football teams of Iceland is based at the archipelago.