Snæfellsjökull National Park

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Snæfellsjökull National Park is a national park located on the tip of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula in West Iceland. The park is home to the ice covered volcanic crater that was the setting for Jules Verne's book Journey to the Center of the Earth.

Understand

History

Landscape

Flora and fauna

Climate

Get in

Fees/Permits

Get around

Most of the roads on the Western and SW-most parts of the Peninsula are unpaved (to road 54).

See

See more detail in Hellissandur. Ólafsvík is otherwise the main town on this part of the Peninsula.

Do

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

Lodging

Hotels exist in Hellissandur and Ólafsvík. The Hotel Hellissandur (with a restaurant) appears more reliable than Ólafsvík.

Camping

Backcountry

Walking, skiing, and/or snowmobiling will take one to the top of Snæfellsjökull. Beware crevasses.

Stay safe

Beware crevasses. And weather.

Get out


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