Lóndrangar are volcanic plugs on the Snæfellsnes peninsula. These tough basalt rock pinnacles are the remains of an ancient crater. This area offers some of the best views of Snæfellsjökull Glacier on the Snæfellsnes peninsula.
Lómagnúpur Mountain is in the South East Iceland between Kirkjubæjarklaustur and Skaftafell National park. It is named after the Lómag – a bird that frequents the cliff face.
The Djúpalónssandur bay is on the Southern shore of the Snæfellsnes peninsular and quite close to Snæfellsjokull volcano which has added to the Icelandic landscape.
There can be good light at Seljalandsfoss waterfall on a Summer evening, the sun sets in the North Western sky, it’s possible to catch incredible sunsets from behind Seljalandsfoss waterfall.
Puffins can be seen in large numbers in some parts of Iceland. This puffin map will show your where you are most likely to see them
Dýrholaey is close to the Mýrdalsjökull glacier and was the home of an important character in the Icelandic “Bruna Njalls Saga” (The Burning of Neil). Kari (the singed) was the only person to escape the arson attack.
The Snæfellsnes Peninsular hosts some of Iceland’s best coastlines, waterfalls, mountains and beaches. Visit this Wild, West Iceland peninsula with a private photo tour.
One word comes to mind when you mention Latrabjarg … Puffins. although it is not the spot with the largest puffin colony, Latrabjarg has the darkest puffins in the world.