The Snæfellsnes Peninsula stretches 90 kilometres from West Iceland, between the capital area in the south and Westfjords in the north. 

If travelling in the Snæfellsnes Peninsula it’s difficult not to visit Snæfellsbær. Home to Snæfellsjökull National Park and many other national wonders, culminating in the presence of the magnificent, ice-capped Snæfellsjökull volcano.

While the area is a true paradise for outdoor enthusiasts, lovers of good food and local arts will not travel to Snæfellsbær in vain as the towns culinary and art scene is thriving. The town boasts of restaurants aplenty and accommodation for any type of traveller.

In fact, despite being a short two hour drive from the capital, we believe the perfect visit to the Snæfellsnes Peninsula should last a few days. Come over and find out why…

Where to dine

Where to stay

What to see

What to do

Tourist information centres in the Snæfellsnes Peninsula

Snæfellsnes Visitor Centre

Tel: +354 435 6680

National Park

Visitor Centre at Malarrif
Tel: +354 6860


Kirkjutún 2
Tel: +354 433 6929


Grundargata 35
Tel: +354 433 1881