Welcome to Snæfellsbær

Snæfellsbær is the largest municipality in the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, with a population of around 1,700 living in an area of 644 square km.

The municipality was established with the merging of four municipalities in 1994. Snæfellsbær has continued to evolve and the major industries; fisheries, farming and tourism, have flourished. 

Environmental issues have been a priority since 1998 and Snæfellsbær is part of the first community in Iceland to achieve eco-certification.

Useful links:

Multicultural and information centre
Official travel guide to West Iceland

Municipality office

Klettsbúð 4
360 Hellissandur
Tel: (+354) 433 6900
snb@snb.is

Open Monday to Friday from 9:00 – 12:00 and 13:00 – 15:30.

Tourist information centre

Kirkjutún 2
355 Ólafsvík
Tel: (+354) 433 6929
atthagastofa@snb.is

Kindergarten

Brúarholt 9 / Naustabúð 17
355 Ólafsvík / 360 Hellissandur
Tel: (+354) 433 6925 / 433 6926
leikskolar@snb.is

School

Ennisbraut 11
355 Ólafsvík
Tel: (+354) 433 9900
gs@gsnb.is

Health clinic

Engihlíð 28
355 Ólafsvík
Tel: (+354) 432 1360
In case of emergency, dial 112.

Open Monday to Friday from 8:00 – 12:00 and 13:00 – 16:00.

Police

Bankastræti 1a
355 Ólafsvík
Tel: (+354) 444 0300
In case of emergency, dial 112.

Fire department

In case of emergency, dial 112.

Post office

Bæjartún 5
355 Ólafsvík
Tel: (+354) 580 1000
postur@postur.is

Open Monday to Friday from 10:00 – 16:00.

Bank

Ólafsbraut 21
355 Ólafsvík
Tel: (+354) 410 4190

Open Monday to Friday from 9:00 – 16:00.

ATM

Ólafsbraut 21
355 Ólafsvík

Klettsbúð 2
360 Hellissandur