Sneafellsnes peninsula – discover secret of Iceland

June 6, 2022

Sneafellsnes peninsula is one of the most beautiful destinations of Iceland. The best way to discover it is with Bus travel Iceland where you can meet other tourists and enjoy guided tours.

If you have just couple of days to discover Iceland – Snaefellsnes peninsula is the best choice. This is the area that they call “Iceland in miniature” or the “gateway to the westfjords”. Located on the peninsula north of Reykjavik, Snæfellsnes is a wonderland of lavafields, mountains, glaciers and sleepy fishing villages. The peninsula earns its “Iceland in miniature” nickname due to the massive diversity of nature that this area has to offer and while some may call her a “jack of all trades” there is certainly little she has not mastered. You will certainly fall in love with her black sand beaches and phenomenal landscape.

Bus Travel Iceland offers Snæfellsnes Peninsula Tours in two varieties, classic big bus tour and small group option. Both tours unvail the wonder of this magical area in one day, perfect for those wishing to see all of what Iceland has to offer. Snæfellsnes is most often known for one very special mountain called Kirkjufell. Often referred to as the Church Mountain, Kirkjufell claims to be the most photographed mountain in Iceland and the chances are that you have seen this beauty on your screens before in Season 7 of Game Of Thrones. Fear not though, the liklehood of coming across a white walker are thankfully pretty slim .

This beautiful part of island sits on the other side of the Faxaflói bay, to the North West of the city of Reykjavik and is a location that any diehard fan of Iceland should be adding to their list of things to see. Not only does this location have black sand beaches to rival the southern coast, a national park that could give Þingvellir a run for its money and of course it’s very own glacier but it also has a lot of charm that will be sure to win your heart. No matter what your tastes are as a traveller, Snæfellsnes is guaranteed to have something for you. 

Literary fans will recognise many locations from the Jules Verne novel “Journey to the centre of the earth” that was based here. Alongside the film, it inspired in 2008 also called “Journey to the Center of the Earth” starring Brendan Fraser which actually used the real Snæfellsjökull volcano in the film.

The tour covers some of Snæfellsnes biggest highlights such as the majestic Mt Kirkjufell and Kirkjufellsfoss waterfall, Djúpalónssandur stunning beach, beautifully sculpted Lóndrangar pinnaclesArnarstapi harbor and sea cliffs along with other surprises our guides pull out of their sleeve.