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Olafsvik Destination Guide

Touring Olafsvik in Iceland.

Olafsvik in the region of West with it's 992 citizens is located in Iceland - some 75 mi (or 121 km) North-West of Reykjavík, the country's capital city.

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Time in Olafsvik is now 05:24 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Atlantic / Reykjavik" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Stapi, Selfoss, Reykjavík, Keflavík, Ísafjörður or Borgarnes. Being here already, consider visiting and Olafsvik. We collected some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Beatkamp Dada Pogrom Eternity

05:24 min ( March 21, 2009 by Sauzeug)
Views: 3,610 - Rating: 5/5

Beatkamp gives you the best synthesizer requiem of all time! Stunning video shot on film in Iceland. This song was produced by Anthony Valcic at Bryan Adams' studio in Vancouver. Written by Dada Pogro...

Weather conditions on Snæfellsjökull

00:30 min ( October 01, 2008 by Mikkel Steen Birkedam)
Views: 2,557 - Rating: 5/5

On a foggy day. No need to point out that slow driving is recommended

[HD] Sigur Rós - Glósóli (live in Ól...

08:55 min ( September 25, 2009 by Ben Edwards)
Views: 42,325 - Rating: 4.95185/5

Last year, in the endless magic hour of the Icelandic summer, Sigur Rós played a series of concerts around their homeland. Combining both the biggest and smallest shows of their career, the entire to...

Whale (Dolphins !) watching in Olafsvik ...

00:23 min ( September 13, 2008 by aaverhamme)
Views: 706 - Rating: 0/5

We saw no whales, but lots of Dolphins. Pure fun to see

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Interesting facts about this location


Ólafsvík is a fishing port in Iceland. It is situated near the western end of the Snæfellsnes peninsula, on the north coast of the peninsula. It is on route 54, between Grundarfjörður and Hellissandur. At 23 degrees 42 minutes West, it is the westernmost settlement of its size in Europe. Administratively it is in the county of Snæfellsnes- og Hnappadalssýsla, in the region of Vesturland and it is the administrative centre of the municipality of Snæfellsbær.

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Located at 64.89, -23.71 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Iceland


Snæfellsbær is a municipality located in western Iceland. As of January 1, 2011, it had a total population of 1,723. The total area is 684 km². Its administrative centre is Ólafsvík and the majority of the residents live in Ólafsvík, Rif and Hellissandur.

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Located at 64.89, -23.71 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Municipalities of Iceland, Populated places in Iceland


Hellissandur is a village and part of the Snæfellsbær municipality at the north-western tip of Snæfellsnes peninsula in western Iceland. Once an important fishing area, the village has experienced growth in tourism. The maritime museum has examples of the turf-roof houses once common across Iceland, as well as marine engines and Iceland's oldest rowing boat (1826). According to the 2011 census, Hellissandur and nearby Rif have 544 inhabitants.

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Located at 64.89, -23.71 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Iceland, Snæfellsnes


Arnarstapi or Stapi is a small fishing village at the foot of Mt. Stapafell between Hellnar village and Breiðavík farms on the southern side of Snæfellsnes, Iceland. Placenames in the vicinity of Arnarstapi and nearby Hellnar village are inspired by Bárðar saga Snæfellsáss, an Icelandic saga relating the story of Bárður, a half human and half ogre. Arnarstapi was a natural site for landings and harbor for small vessels, and therefore ideal for a shipping port.

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Located at 64.89, -23.71 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
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Hellnahraun is a lava field between Arnarstapi and Hellnar in Snæfellsnes, Iceland. The source of Hellnahraun lava field is a crater near Jökulháls, now covered by the Snæfellsjökull glacier. The estimated age of the lava field is 3,900 years.

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Located at 64.89, -23.71 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Landforms of Iceland