Towns2017-07-05T14:12:50+00:00

TOWNS OF SOUTH ICELAND

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Hvolsvöllur

It is hard to find a better view towards the volcano and glacier Eyjafjallajökull than from Hvolsvöll - Rangárþing Eystra. The events of Njáls’s Saga took place here, a thousand years ago.

2016-11-15T20:21:29+00:00

Höfn í Hornafirði

Höfn is dominated by Europe's biggest glacier, Vatnajökull, which towers over the village and has greatly affected the surrounding landscapes and provide breathtaking views.

2016-10-22T14:05:00+00:00

Kirkjubæjarklaustur

Kirkjubæjarklaustur is a small village that lies just off the Ring Road and is the only place between Vík and Höfn which offers services, including a gas station.

2016-10-24T13:40:39+00:00

Vík

Vík is the most southerly village in Iceland and has become one of the most popular tourist sites in the country. It is located in the Mýrdalur Valley and has around 450 inhabitants.

2016-10-22T14:05:03+00:00

Vestmannaeyjar

Vestmannaeyjar or the Westman Islands are located off the south coast of Iceland and are known for its stunning natural beauty, the bounty of wildlife, particularly birds.

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Hella

Hella is a small village located in western Rangárthing in South Iceland. It is the most populated area in western Rangárthing with around 800 people calling the village home.

2016-10-22T14:05:07+00:00

Selfoss

Selfoss is the largest town in South Iceland with a population over 6500. It is part of the municipality of Árborg which was established in 1998. Árborg also includes the small villages of Eyrarbakki and Stokkseyri.

2016-10-22T14:05:09+00:00

Hveragerði

Hveragerði is a beautiful little town in South Iceland, located around 45 km from Reykjavík. The town is one of the very few populated sites in the world located in a geothermally active area.

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