Grundarfjarðarbær is part of the Snæfellsnes Regional Park (Svæðisgarðurinn Snæfellsnes) which was established in 2014 by the 5 municipalities of the peninsula and major players in the local economy plus various organizations.

The establishment of the Snæfellsnes Regional Park shall strengthen the community, improve the quality of life and living conditions, and increase the experience and well-being of residents and visitors. It is an initiative that shall lead to:

  • More fertile ground for local entrepreneurs in all sectors
  • More opportunities, especially for young people
  • Accessible resources for interpretation, marketing, and branding
  • A stronger self-image of the local communities
  • Greater awareness of local assets
  • A healthier local economy with sustainable demography

Joint marketing work in tourism, destination planning, workshops, and courses for employees and business owners are major elements in the operation. The regional park aims to bring together people for celebrations, sports days, culture festivals, art exhibitions, and beach cleaning.

The regional park runs the Snæfellsnes Visitor Center, which is a network throughout Snæfellsnes and has its headquarter in the community center in Breiðablik.

Ragnhildur Sigurðardóttir is the director of the Snæfellsnes Regional Park. 

Snæfellsnes Regional Park