Seyðisfjörður, photo by Sandro Mancuso

Filming locations of Secret life of Walter Mitty

Verified local

Filming locations of Secret life of Walter Mitty

Have you seen Ben Stiller’s movie Secret life of Walter White Mitty? I guess you did. This movie is one more reason to visit Iceland and see wonderful nature and landscapes. Here are some of the locations the movie was filmed in.

See also: Movie locations in Iceland

Locations of Secret life of Walter Mitty movie: 


GPS: 64.064708,-22.638094

Garður is a fishing village near Keflavik International Airport. Here you can tour one of the oldest lighthouse in IcelandGarðaskagi Lighthouse and thousands of migrating seabirds which arrive from Greenland and North America.

Garðaskagi Lighthouse, photo by Petr Kraumann


GPS: 65.066902,-22.735941

Stykkishólmur is a capital of famous Snæfellsnes Peninsula. Small and beautiful fishing town where you can find a lot of old buildings.

Tour to Snæfellsnes National Park

Hotel Breiðafjörður in Hveradalir


GPS: 64.924669,-23.260406

Fishing village near beautiful and very popular among photographers mountain of Kirkjufell. This town situated only 40 km from Stykkishólmur.

Tour to Snæfellsnes National Park

Grundarfjörður, photo by David and Lidna Weir


GPS: 64.633333,-19.283333

Geothermal area near famous Hveravellir and mount of Kerlingafjöll. This spot is similar to Landmannalaugar.

Hveradalir, photo by Frank Schafer


GPS: 64.018611,-16.385

Just another glacial lagoon in South Iceland. Not so big but beautiful as famous Jökulsárlón.

Fjallasárlón, photo by Brian W. Ogilvie


GPS: 64.220556,-16.030278

Valley between Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon and town of Höfn.

Kalfafellsdalur, photo by


GPS: 64.255959,-15.20759

Fishing town in the beautiful Hornafjörður harbour where you can see scenic view on huge Vatnajökull glacier.

Höfn view of Vatnajökull glacier, photo by Iurie Belegurschi


GPS: 65.260727,-14.001169

Small village in the deep of a beautiful fjord with the same name Seyðisfjörður. Every week a ferry from Denmark comes here. 

Seyðisfjörður, photo by Sandro Mancuso

Be happy and welcome to Iceland!

Best regards,


See also:

Trip to the Moon ATV Tour | Reykjanes Peninsula

Blue Lagoon & Reykjanes Peninsula Hiking Tour

Reykjanes Peninsula Travel Tips

Link to appstore phone
Install Iceland’s biggest travel app

Download Iceland’s biggest travel marketplace to your phone to manage your entire trip in one place

Scan this QR code with your phone camera and press the link that appears to add Iceland’s biggest travel marketplace into your pocket. Enter your phone number or email address to receive an SMS or email with the download link.