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All types of craft and design have become popular all over the country.
The variety is quite remarkable and it´s safe to say that the local´s creative spirit is very
active. Craft and design products are sold at special markets, specialty stores or via the artists’
websites.

Útgerðin
Útgerðin is a new store/quick bite located in the old Pakkhús in Ólafsvík, a small fishing village in the Snæfellsnes Peninsula. Útgerðin focuses on promoting Icelandic design, handcraft from local talents and gourmet stuff as well as the freshest food you’ll find on your travels around this volcanic part of Iceland. Opened in may 2019. The upper two levels of the building is occupied by a folk museum. Entry free of charge. Open weekdays from 11:00 to 17:00 and weekends 11:00-16:00
Cafe Kjós
Kaffi Kjós is located in the southern slope of Meðalfell where you can enjoy local refreshments in a homey environment. Grocery store, restaurant and bar. Open daily 1st May - 22nd August. Also open at Easter and weekends in April, September, October and November.
Pakkhús Museum
The Pakkhús in Olafsvik is an old trading store, built in 1844. It is a national monument and the Regional Museum of Snæfellsbær town is located on the second and third floors of the building. A shop selling wool products, local handcraft and Icelandic design is located on the ground floor.  Open weekdays from 11:00 to 17:00 and weekends 11:00-16:00.
Liston
Folk artist with an open workshop and gallery. Open all year round daily from 10:00 to 18:00.
Handverkshópurinn Bolli - Icelandic Craft
Local handicrafts. Products from wool, hand carved wood, bone crafts, ceramics and much more. During summer open daily from 11:00 to 17:00. Other times open on request.
Michelle Bird Artist - Courage Creativity
Art gallery and creative team building workshops for companies, clubs & families. Engage in a powerful artistic journey conductive to profound self expression that promotes and hones collaborative and team building skills. Our emphasis is on group process and creating conditions conductive to self expression and catharsis. You will be guided through a variety of tactile and tonal experiences. This playful environment is designed for you to access your flow state of mind. Whether you are a team of employees, on a family reunion, or a club looking for an activity to strengthen communication, this experience is a stepping stone to forging bonds and honing your imagination. Michelle Bird is passionate about art. She specialises in creating environments that evoke unique artistic expression. For decades she has taught creative team building workshops around the world to companies, middle schools, high schools and colleges, associations, clubs and yoga retreats.  
Nýp at Skarðsströnd
Welcome to Guesthouse Nýp! B&B, twin or double, full bedding. Our guesthouse is off the beaten track with fantastic scenery across the Breiðafjörður bay and a view to the Vestfjords. Two guest rooms with shared bathroom facilities plus three rooms, each with a private bathroom. All rooms include chosen books and original art. Breakfast available with home baked bread, jam of wild berries and vegetables from our own gardens. Recently we opened new guest rooms and an exhibition space in the former cowshed, attached to the house. The refurbishment is designed by Studio Bua Architects. The first exhibition displays drawings, photos and models concerning the new design. As souvenirs for our guests, we have selected local handcraft for sale. In 1937 concrete housing was built at the sheep farm Nýp to replace the traditional turf houses. However, farming was abandoned in the 70s and the house stood neglected and empty until 2001, when the present owners began renovations. Feel free to contact us for further information. Bookings - and to view the exhibition, please contact: thora@this.is Tel. +354 896 1930 or +354 891 8674. You can also find us on Facebook here.
Gallerí Jökull
Gallerí Jökull in Ólafsvík has for sale handcraft, all made by local people. There can be found wool sweaters, hats, mittens and socks. We also have products made from wood, pottery, jewelry, croched small animals for children and many other things.  Open daily from 12:00 to 17:00. We look forward to welcoming you!
Snorrastofa Reykholt
Reykholt is one of Iceland's most renowned historical sites where some of the finest works of Old Icelandic literature were written. Snorrastofa, a cultural - and medieval centre, founded in memory of Snorri Sturluson,and situated in his ancient homestead at Reykholt. Snorrastofa manages various research projects and provides reception and information for travelers, historical exhibitions, guided tours and lectures. Books on history and culture, Icelandic handicraft and souvenirs are available in the shop. Guest accommodation for scholars and facilities for conferences and gatherings Concerts in the church of Reykholt.  Opening hours Weekdays: Saturdays: Sundays: May 1st - August 31st: 10:00-17:00 10:00-17:00 10:00-17:00 1st September - April 30th: 10:00-17:00 Closed Closed Open on request during winter weekends.
Norwegian House - Regional Muesum
Norwegian house: The regional museum  of Snæfellsnes The Norwegian house, built in 1832, was the first wood-frame residence with two full-sized storeys in Iceland. The wood was imported from Norway hence the name. It was the home of Árni Ó. Thorlacius (1802–1891) and Anna M. Steenback (1807–1894) and has been renovated partially back to its original style. The Norwegian house serves as the regional museum for the Snæfellsnes area with an open storage on the top floor and 
rotating exhibitions on the lower level as well as a museum shop with handicraft, sweets and products from the area.   Opening hours: Mon.: Tue.:   Wed.: Thurs.: Fri.:  Sat.: Sun.:    Summer (17/5-31/8) 10-17   10-17   10-17  10-17   10-17   10-17   10-17   Fall 11-16 11-16 11-16 11-16 11-16 10-13     Admission 2019:  Adults ISK 1.300,- Students, senior citizens and groups ISK 850,- Free for under 18   Stykkishólmur Museum Pass - all museums (Norwegian House, Water Library and Volcano Museum): Adults ISK 2.650,- Students, senior citizens and groups ISK 2.000,- Tickets for the Library of Water are sold at the Volcano Museum and the Norwegian House.
Blómalindin Café
Café - flowers - gift shop. Soup made from local ingredients. Groups welcome all year round for refreshments. Open Tuesdays to Fridays from 12:00 to 18:00 and Saturdays from 11:00 to 15:00. Closed on Sundays and Mondays.
Ullarselið - Wool Centre
Ullarselið is a store set up by individuals interested in the utilisation of wool and other natural Icelandic material. The new and old ways of handling this material are used, especially techniques of processing wool by hand. The shop selection places emphasis on a variety of hand-made items, e.g. articles which have been combed, spun, knitted, matted, woven, and check-woven. Opening hours from 15th May - 15th September: 11:00-17:00 During winter the Wool Hut is open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 13:00 to 17:00.
Hraunsnef country hotel
The hotel consists of 15 rooms. Five rooms on the ground floor and ten on the second floor. The second floor rooms have a view over the valley from every window, and the first floor rooms have a private patio. The rooms have the names of gods from norse mythology and are decorated in different styles. The rooms all have the same equipment: seperate entrance, bathroom with shower, hair dryer and hair straightner, bathrobe and slippers, television. Cabins: we offer comfortable accommodations for tired and weary backpack travellers to lay out their sleeping bags in a cabin with private facilities and cooking facilities where you can cook yourself or enjoy a meal in our restaurant. The cottages can be rented with or without sheets. Hot tubs: our two hot tubs, that were made by owner are filled with natural spring hot water from mountains above. They are not only soothing and relaxing after a long trip, but also fun place for the whole family. Tubs are situated just few steps from rooms. For your comfort, bathrobes are provided in the room and in the reception you can ask for slippers. Animals: in our farm we have all kind of animals, which are mostly friendly and like to be petted. They don't hesitate to be a part of your picture or selfie. Sometimes you can meet them even in front of your room or restaurant. Especially during the lamb season, we are proud to take lambs, who lost their mothers from all farms in our neighbourhood . So you can try and enjoy the real experience of feeding them. Restaurant is open all year round. Open daily from 12-21.
Saltport
 
Ljómalind - farmers market
Ljómalind Farmers Market is a fair trade, regional and seasonal co-op. Its aim is to offer a great variety of high quality arts and crafts, it also offers delicacies most of which are straight from the farm. All products are made in West Iceland. In our shop the Borgarbyggð Tourist Information is located, providing useful information about the area.  Opening hours in July:From July 4th: open daily 10:00-21:00

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Dyrfinna Torfadóttir, Goldsmith Stillholt 16-18 300 Akranes 464-3460
Philippe Ricart Háholti 11 300 Akranes 431-1887
Gallery Hlésey Hlésey 301 Akranes 566-7326
FOK Borgarbraut 57 310 Borgarnes 437-2277
Leir 7 / Smiðjur Aðalgata 20 340 Stykkishólmur 894-0425
Gallery Braggi Aðalgötu 28 340 Stykkishólmur 893-5588
Gallery Lundi V/Frúarstíg 340 Stykkishólmur 893-5588
Greta María - fine jewelry / Smiðjur Aðalgata 20 340 Stykkishólmur 696-9628
Smávinir Arts and Crafts / Smiðjur Aðalgata 20 340 Stykkishólmur 896-1909
Krums Eyrarvegur 20 350 Grundarfjörður 842-1307