Grundarfjörður is a small town, situated in the north of the Snæfellsnes peninsula in the west of Iceland. The town had 938 inhabitants in 2004 and 974 inhabitants in 2005. The peninsular, famed for its unique geological formations is where Jules Verne chose Snaefellsjokull, the mystical cone shaped volcano and ice cap as its setting the for his famous fictional ‘Journey to the Centre of the Earth’.
Things to see and do
• Volcanism in Iceland
• List of settlements in Iceland