The Wonder of Snæfellsnes
Snæfellsnes is a thriving community with rich economic and cultural diversity. Most of the coastline is dotted with small villages or settlements. There is a good road along the coastline and the distances are short between villages. The varied landscape and different towns offer a unique experience for visitors.
Fishery provides the main employment for the inhabitants of Snæfellsnes and there are five bustling harbours on the peninsula. It is a must to do as the Icelanders and visit the harbour area of these small towns, to feel the atmosphere and see the action.
Tourism has been growing steadily as an industry on Snæfellsnes. It is based on the quality and resources of the area with sustainability in mind. Snæfellsnes was given the EarthCheck award for being a sustainable community in 2008.