Snæfellsnes Peninsula, Lava and Caves

About the hike

The bus will be waiting for us at Korputorg at 8. This is a day day trip to Snæfellsnes where the bus will be parked on Öndverðarnes while we hike into the lava field.

Grashóll, where there are caves in two directions, one lies under the crater itself and there you can stay for a while. The other channel is a beautiful red and strange lava table up against the walls. At the end of the tunnel there is a possibility to get further after a narrow gap, but it is only for the most discerning!

From Grashóll we walk to Skálasnagaviti, at Svörtuloft. From there it is a short walk along the cliffs until you reach Brugghellir cave which is completely hidden. The mouth of the cave at Brugghellir points to the sea!

The circle is then completed at Öndverðarnes lighthouse, where there are remarkable traces of ancient settlements and the well Fálki is one of these magnificent old covered wells with steps down. They are mainly found only on Snæfellsnes in this country.

Then we add, if everyone is up to it and not in a hurry, a walk around Sandvík and a walk around Dritvík to Djúpalónssandur (4km)

Length: 9 km (+ 4km).
The landscape is rather flat and well traveled all year round.

Duration

About 12 Hours

Departure

8:00 (am) from Korputorg

Available

Always on Sundays

Level of Difficulty

Medium

Included

Bus and an experienced Guide

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What to Bring

Hiking boots and clothing (not cotton), waterproof clothes in case the weather changes, snacks and water.

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