Welcome to Snorrastofa in Reykholt, West Iceland February 1. 2019

Welcome to Snorrastofa in Reykholt, West Iceland

 Reykholt in West Iceland is an important historical site, a cultural centre in past and present. One of the most remarkable Icelanders of all time, historian, scholar and chieftain Snorri Sturluson lived in Reykholt from 1206 until his death in 1241. His works; Heimskringla, Edda and Egil’s Saga are of great importance for the history of Northern Europe and have been translated into many languages. They have become a source of and inspiration to art and literature worldwide through the centuries.

Snorrastofa is a visitor centre dedicated to Snorri. We welcome travellers from around the world, interested in exploring the history and the famous sagas of Iceland. Our guests have the opportunity to visit an exhibition on Snorri’s life, book a guided tour or a lecture by one of our knowledgeable guides and visit our elegant shop with unique arts and crafts from Icelandic artists. Exhibition texts are offered in Icelandic, English, Norwegian, German and French. We also offer an out- and indoor audioguide in English and Icelandic. Look for our outdoor guide in your App-store: Snorri   and ask for the indoor audioguide at the entrance of Snorrastofa, where you also find our tourist information.

We would be pleased to answer further questions about the service Snorrastofa can offer to you and your company. For our pricelist and further information please see here on our webpage.

Visitor’s Reception’s Opening Hours

1 May – 31 August:
every day 10 – 17

1 Sept. – 30 April:
weekdays 10 – 17
Otherwise by arrangement.