20 MarThe Snæfellsnes Peninsula is renowned for beautiful nature and charming villages. There are many things to do and see there, and most of them can be covered in a day trip from Reykjavik, even in winter.
11 Aug 2017 Icelandic scallop is considered quite a delicacy and is caught in the Breiðafjörður fjord in West Iceland. Restaurant Sjávarpakkhúsið in Stykkishólmur is renowned for its scallop recipe which is divulged here.
10 Jul 2017Over 100 long-finned pilot whales swam twice up to shore at Snæfellsnes, West Iceland yesterday, many of them were wounded in the process. Locals worked together to push them back into the sea as you can see in the video. They were then hoarded further from shore on small boats.
13 Mar 2017 A group of foreign tourists in Iceland were in grave danger today when some of them ran after a huge wave at the famous Djúpalónssandur pebble beach in Snæfellsnes. A wave caught the people and carried them far into the beach.
5 Mar 2017Snæfellsnes Peninsula is renowned for beautiful nature and charming villages. There are many things to do and see there, and most of them can be covered in a day trip from Reykjavik, even in winter as Iceland Monitor has tried and tested.
6 Jun 2016The municipality of Snæfellnes is collecting documentation and stories about places where elves are believed to reside because of a review of the Snæfellsbær municipal land-use plan. The locals hold a strong belief in the hidden people.
31 May 2016The Icelandic landscape is peppered with breathtakingly beautiful glaciers and caves. The largest glacier, Vatnajökull, is one of Europe’s largest and covers 8% of the entire country country.
14 Apr 2016Spring is most definitely in the air in Iceland with warmer temperatures and sunny skies. The evenings are increasingly brighter and last night, our photographer captured this stunning image of the mysterious Snæfellsjökull glacier at sunset.