Breišafjöršur Bay or Wide Fjord Bay separates Westfjords from the rest of the country. It is encircled by majestic mountains, such as Snęfellsjökull and the mountains of the Westfjords. In Breišafjöršur bay many smaller islands can be found and Flatey is probably the most renowned of them. Today only few islands are inhabited all year-round, but the islands in Breišafjöršur have a long history of human inhabitation. The bay is also very rich with birdlife and other wild life and cruises around the many beautiful islands from Stykkishólmur is available from Seatours.