Top things to do in Northwestern Reykjanes

Top Choice Seafood in Sandgerði


The nautical-themed Vitinn is not to be missed. A friendly team serves heaps of seafood (stored in tanks out back in the courtyard) in marine-fancy surrounds. The crab and shellfish bisque with a dollop of cream is …
Museum in Sandgerði

Sudurnes Science & Learning Center

This scientific learning centre has a fascinating exhibit about Polar explorer Jean-Baptiste Charcot, whose ship Pourquois Pas? wrecked near here in 1936 (all but one sailor perished). There are original artefacts f…
Icelandic in Garður

Rostin Restaurant

Located above the Garðskagi Museum, this simple space has large glass windows and awesome views out to sea, plus a nice deck for the summer months. Menu items include standard offerings like fish and chips, grilled …
Lighthouse in Garður

Gardur Lighthouse

Positioned on the tip of the peninsular, this attractive red-and-white lighthouse is a lovely spot from which to watch the sunset. You may spot unusual bird life, seals and dolphins offshore here too. Inside is the …
Museum in Garður

Garðskagi Museum

This small museum is filled with a pleasing mishmash of boating memorabilia, farming equipment and vintage Icelandic goods. The entry fee includes access to the Gardur Lighthouse outside.