Snaefellsnes and West Iceland

Snaefellsnes and West Iceland

Discover what to see and do on the Snaefellsnes Peninsula and in western Iceland, two of the most beautiful regions in the country thanks to their wealth of nature

Route around Snaefellsnes Peninsula


Kirkjufell and the Kirkjufellfoss Waterfall located at its feet form one of the most emblematic views of Iceland after starring in Game of Thrones.


Arnarstapi, its spectacular cliffs and the flocks of sea birds that inhabit them are one of the most impressive scenes in Iceland's Snaefellsnes Peninsula.


Djúpalónssandur, in Snaefellsnes, is a black sand beach located at the foot of the Snaefellsjökull glacier famous for its spectacular rock formations.


As well as being the largest and most important town on the Snaefellsnes peninsula, Stykkishólmur is one of the most beautiful towns in Iceland.

Snaefellsjökull Glacier

The Snaefellsjökull glacier, located in the national park of the same name, is one of the most spectacular landscapes in all of Iceland.

Ytri Tunga

In the south of the Snaefellsnes Peninsula is Ytri Tunga, an enormous beach and one of the best places for seeing seals in Iceland. Find out how to visit!

What to see in West Iceland


Discover Hraunfossar, a spectacular waterfall in the west of Iceland where the turquoise water flows directly from the lava field.


Langjökull, in the west of Iceland, is the second largest glacier in the country. One of its main tourist attractions is its famous ice cave.

The Settlement Center

The Settlement Center, in Borgarnes, is a museum that showcases one of the Icelandic sagas and the settlement of Iceland.