The Wonders of Snæfellsnes Peninsula – Experience the magic of Snæfellsnes
The Wonders of Snæfellsnes Peninsula (Snaefellsnes) in the west of Iceland is almost like a miniature version of the country. In addition to its characteristic Snæfellsjökull glacier you will find white and black sandy beaches, bird cliffs. You willl see spectacular mountains and volcanic craters. The area is incredibly rich of trout lakes and salmon rivers. There are lush valleys and unique harbors in charming fishing villages.
The stunning landscape of the peninsula has captured the imagination of people all over the world. Since Jules Verne wrote the famous science fiction novel “Journey to the Centre of the Earth” this have been a wonder. Your journey begins at Snæfellsjökull glacier. Around Snæfellsnes is the rich sea with many types of fish, crabs, whales and colorful life. You can see the Breiðarfjörður Bay and Faxaflóa.
This area was and still is rich of natural resources from sea, earth and for your spirit. Many says that Snæfellsjökull glacier is full of magics. There is where you can gain strength from, fill your heart and mind with healthy feelings. You can just visit and find out if this is really true or not. Such a stories come from old Icelandic tales and stories like the story Jules Verne wrote.
Stykkishólmur town is a wonderful place such as Ólafsvík. Grunndarfjörður is lovely too with the beautiful mountain Kirkjufell. Hellissandur town as a great view over the North Atlantic Sea. In Snæfellsnes area you can enjoy the nature. You can enjoy the stories of the fishermen and a lovely bird life in the spring as in summer. The winter is lovely too as the autumn when it is calm and with northern lights, the flying aurora.
Ólafsvík fishing town – Grundarfjörður fishing town – Hellissandur fishing town – Djúpalónssandur Beaches – Hellnar – Arnarstapi – Stykkishólmur
- Duration: 13 hrs
- Departure: Before departure remember to dress warmly.
- Main guidance: English
- Bus fare
- Pick up at specific location 45 min before departure
Meals and refreshments
Iceland General Information
Iceland is a volcano island and has rough climate. It has extraordinary nature. Every visitor should prepare themselves for various adventures with colorful climate. The nature in Iceland is both ice cold and hot like a fire. Iceland has ice and gravel roads in the highlands. The sun in the spring and summer is strong. When you go to our glaciers bring your sunglasses since the sunlight reflects from the snow and ice. Wear warm and good shoes and dress warmly. The weather can be both warm and cold the same day. Iceland is a country of extremes. You will enjoy it and love. Be prepared for an exciting trip. This is the land of ice and fire.