Snæfellsnes Peninsula Private Tour
This Private Snæfellsnes Tour tour is action packed and allows time to explore the dramatic and extremely varied Snæfellsnes peninsula which many people feel provides a snapshot of Iceland.Our tour starts from Reykjavik in the early hours, we head to north and pass through the longest tunnel in Iceland, (ap. 6 km long) under the Hvalfjordur fjord toward the nice little town of Borgarnes where we stop for a break and some lunch, situated in handsome surroundings following a short stop at an old Viking grave. From there we drive along the outstretched arm of the peninsula, to the north-west, beside of dramatic coastlines and abundant volcanic features including the Snæfellsnes glacier and volcano. Over 1.200 meters high and always snow-capped. This is the volcano that was written about in Jules Verne’s Novel, “The Journey To The Center of the Earth.” Along the coast, we spend time exploring the black sand beaches and lava stacks at Djupalon and stop off at one of the small fishing villages surrounded by mountains and nestling in sheltered bays. We stop at Grundarfjörður, a fishing village that has one of the most beautiful mountains in the world, Kirkjufell or Church mountain. On this tour, we also sample some naturally carbonated water that is called Ölkeduvatn. We drive through the villages of Arnarstapi and Hellnar. On the north coast, we shall see Ólafsvik, charming old fishing village and Iceland’s oldest trading town.We stop at Stykkisholmur village, built around a natural harbor by Danish and Norwegian merchants. This long full day tour is action packed and allows time to explore the dramatic and extremely varied Snæfellsnes peninsular which many people feel provides a snapshot of Iceland.
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