Destinations and interesting sites in the west part of Iceland and Snæfellsnes.
Arnarstapi is a fishing hamlet at the foot of the low Mt. Stapafell on the southern side of the Snaefellsnes peninsula.
Snæfellsjokull is a part of the Snæfellsjokull National Park which was established on June 28, 2001. The top of Snæfellsjokull glacier is at 1446m above sea level.
The name “Svörtuloft” is an interesting and unique name that is primarily used by sailors and seafarers. However, on land, the towering rocks in that part of the Icelandic coastline are called by different names depending on their location.
Ölkelda is a natural spring that gives forth carbonated water rich in minerals. The water is believed to have healing properties and is said to be refreshing. The spring has been cared for by the farmers who own the land since the turn of the 18th century.
Lóndrangar, an incredible geological spectacle located on the Snæfellsnes Peninsula in western Iceland, is a must-visit destination for nature enthusiasts.
Kirkjufell is a majestic mountain located on the Snæfellsnes Peninsula in western Iceland. The mountain rises to a height of 605 meters (2,008ft) and is a prominent landmark in the area.
Hraunfossar (lava falls) is the name of a 1 km row of beautiful little waterfalls that flow from underneath Hallmundarhraun lava and into the river Hvítá at a point called Gráhraun or Gray lava.