Must-see attractions in Snæfellsjökull National Park

  • Djúpalón Beach

    Snæfellsjökull National Park

    On the southwest coast, Rte 572 leads off Rte 574 to wild black-sand beach Djúpalónssandur. It’s a dramatic place to walk, with rock formations (an elf…

  • Snæfellsjökull

    Snæfellsjökull National Park

    It’s easy to see why Jules Verne selected Snæfell for his adventure Journey to the Centre of the Earth: the peak was torn apart when the volcano beneath…

  • Malarrif

    Snæfellsjökull National Park

    About 2km south of Djúpalónssandur, a paved road leads down to the rocket-shaped lighthouse at Malarrif, from where you can walk 1km east along the cliffs…

  • Saxhöll Crater

    Snæfellsjökull National Park

    Southeast of the Öndverðarnes area, on Rte 574, follow the marked turn-off to the roadside scoria crater Saxhöll, which was responsible for some of the…

  • Vatnshellir

    Snæfellsjökull National Park

    This 8000-year-old lava tube with multiple caverns lies 32m below the earth’s surface, 1km north of Malarrif. The pull-out is visible from Rte 574, and…

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