Get ready to behold a selection of the versatile wonders of authentic Icelandic nature, all in one day. This tour of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula will take you along its multi-coloured and diverse terrains, on this adventure ideal for anyone looking to truly experience the island of ice and fire.
After getting picked up from selected locations in the city of Reykjavík, get ready to venture along the scenic west coast of the country.
Upon reaching the peninsula, get ready to behold a mosaic collage of different sights. You will travel to the idyllic fishing village of Grundafjörður, situated between the sea and a mountain range. Towering over this charming hamlet is Mt. Kirkjufell, an iconic mountain and a favourite of photography enthusiasts from all over the world.
You will also be visiting the fishing village Arnarstapi at the foot of Mt. Stapafell, a place of ancient folklore, located in a coastal scenery of varied rock formations and steep sea cliffs. Close by is the village of Hellnar, an ancient fishing town and a central port of call back in the Middle Ages.
Another highlight of the tour is the black sand beach at Djúpalónssandur, home of four ancient lifting stones that fishermen used to test their strength. The stones still stand so feel free to test your own might. The beach rests at the foot of the very crowning jewel of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula.
Snæfellsjökull is a 700.000-year old stratovolcano with a glacier cap covering its summit. This mountain was the very location of the entrance to the earth’s hidden core in Jules Verne’s classic novel Journey to the Centre of the Earth.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to behold Iceland in a nutshell on this exciting day tour of the beautiful peninsula of Snæfellsnes. Check availability by choosing a date.