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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have wanted to see Snaefells since I was a teenager reading Jules Verne's Journey to the Centre of the Earth. The bus trip I took to the Snaefells Penninsula was a real treat. A quick warning - if you're going to Iceland, bring not...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Allie F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rented a car and drove to this part of Iceland which is less visited by tourists. Off the beaten path, as it were. There were farmland and farm houses, small villages, lava fields, fjords, glaciers, waterfalls, sea cliffs, seabirds, and even Icelandic horses that...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank margaretc007
Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

We loved every bit of the Snæfellsjökull National Park! We ended up going two days due to the weather but saw so many amazing things! From the water and stone beaches to the mountain areas/waterfalls and ruins. We thoroughly enjoyed every bit of of the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank corileestyle
Reviewed February 12, 2019

This winter (February 2019) I drove straight from the Reykjavik airport to Grundarforjdur (Kirkjufell Mountain) to spend two nights on the Snaefellsnes pennisula. That was too short of a stay but I had some some great luck with the weather. Tuesday afternoon, I got some...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Tom G
Reviewed January 30, 2019

We visited this National Park by car and enjoyed our time driving through. Everywhere we looked it was gorgeous. We made a few notable stops including hitting a few hiking trails, Londrangar basalt towers, Djúpalónssandur beach, Vatnshellir cave, and happened upon the Rauðfeldsgjá gorge/ravine on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

We went by car to the national park. First we visited the lighthouse, with an excellent sunrise, and the 2 beautiful rocks in the ocean. Then we went to the crater saxholl. And after that we went to the glacier. We could drive a lot...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

The amazing mountain (actual place is called Kirkjulfellfoss in the town Kirkjulfell) made famous by the epic Game of Thrones series. Looks surreal when you imagine it was shot with the nearby lake frozen. Lovely nature about 2 hours drive from Reykjavik

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank saurabh3113
Reviewed December 11, 2018

There are many pretty parts of Iceland, but this is my favorite. It is simply breathtaking in every direction you look. There are stunning mountains, beautiful horses grazing on the sides, quaint little churches and fishing villages, pretty beaches. We visited during winter when it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Renee26
Reviewed November 19, 2018

that is worth for 1day visit as not so crowded but getting many stunning view & cliff,lava view etc....that is worth to have 1day visit

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank iamface
Reviewed November 14, 2018

I was really impressed with our day trip out to Snaefellsjokull. We spent the day driving around the entire peninsula, taking in the sites, stopping in small villages along the way, and taking photos. There was never a shortage of things to see and the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from Joan S | Reviewed this property |
This isn't like an american park. It's more "protected land". There's no gates or borders. It's like entering a state or city limits parts are curated but others are just land.
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