Grundarfjörður - Home to Mt Kirkjufell

Grundarfjörður is a picturesque town situated on the fjord of Breiðafjörður. The town is located right next to Kirkjufell mountain which is certainly one of the most famous mountains in Iceland, if not the world. Mt. Kirkjufell is the landmark of Grundarfjörður and visible from all angles in town.

It is not unusual for photographers from all over the world to make their way to Grundarfjörður for the sole purpose of photographing this unique mountain which has even starred in a number of films. But there is a lot more on offer in Grundarfjörður than merely magnificent mountains. Nature abounds, with vibrant birdlife, spectacular waterfalls, great hiking trails, and exciting marine visitors such as seals and whales putting in an appearance every now and then.

Grundarfjörður is the perfect location for people who wish to stay for one or more nights in the area. It is conveniently located in the middle of Snæfellsnes and provides easy access to Stykkishólmur, Snæfellsbær and the Snæfellsnes National Park. There is a great selection of accommodation available, with hotels and hostels, home guesthouses, and a campsite by the swimming pool.