Stykkishólmur is beautifully situated on the northern side of the Snæfellsnes peninsula. With beautiful and well preserved old houses in the town centre.
Stykkishólmur is also known as the gateway to the innumerable islands of Breiðafjörður bay, which is renowned for its natural beauty and remarkable wildlife.
The church in Stykkishólmur is interesting architecturally. It makes a beautiful landmark both from land and sea. The view from the church over Breiðarfjörður is spectacular.