Grundarfjordur is a port town in western Iceland, located on Snæfellsnes peninsula's northern part. The town has population around 1,000, and is between the sea and the Snaefell (aka Kirkjufell) mountain which forms a small peninsula.
Grundarfjordur is one of Iceland's oldest fishing settlements. Its natural harbor is a waterway area dominated by the Snaefell stratovolcano and its Glacier - where the entrance to the Earth's centre can be found, according to Jules Verne's book "Journey to the Center of the Earth" (science fiction novel published in 1864).
Around 1800, French merchants arrived in Iceland and lived in Grundarfjordur. They built here a hospital and a church. The town became rich via the fishing industry. Its former wealth is reflected by the luxurious houses being built. A road to nearby Stykkisholmur crosses the large lava field Berserkjahraun.
Highlights: Snaefell Volcano and Glacier, Snaefellsnes Peninsula
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Port Grundarfjordur cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Grundarfjordur, Iceland. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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3 August, 2017