Hvolsvöllur

The blessed light

The blessed light After working as a photographer for 39 years, I have no idea what makes a good photograph. You either learn it or not. But one ...

Beneath the volcano

    Six rocks and a coastal ridge separates Holtsós and the turbulent Atlantic Ocean. Beneath the volcano There are few places in Iceland...

Behind the waterfall

Behind the waterfall By the roots of Eyjafjallajökull Glacier to the west is Seljalandsfoss, a 65 m / 213 ft high waterfall that falls from ancient cliffs. ...

Jóhann Briem Icelandic painter

Jóhann Briem (1907-1991) studied art under the great artist and painter Jón Jónsson, brother of another master of the arts, Ásgrímur Jónsson. Other mentors...

Katla Geopark

Katla Geopark A destination for adventure Katla Geopark includes geological features of global significance. Over 150 volcanic eruptions have been recorded in...

The House

The House The Guesthouse at the Centre of Njál’s Saga historical scenario Turning left from Hvolsvelli and driving 9km up the road, one will find Húsið Gue...

Gold under Skógafoss

Gold under Skógafoss The road eastward across the plains of south Iceland passes through the districts of Ölfus, Flói, Holt, Rangárvellir, Hvolhreppur and Land...

Digging Deeper into Iceland

Digging Deeper into Iceland The Skógar Folk Museum of South Iceland The esthetics of Icelandic nature is legendary. People are mesmerised by her beauty, often...

ICELAND’S INSIDE STORY

ICELAND'S INSIDE STORY STATE-OF-THE ART EDUCATIONAL CENTRE The Lava Centre is an interactive, high-tech educational exhibition depicting volcanic ac...

A MULTINATIONAL TAPESTRY

A MULTINATIONAL TAPESTRY A long, artistic Icelandic story of intrigue and love Hvolsvöllur in South Iceland is not only the gateway to Iceland’s volcanic wi...

Skálholt

Skálholt was, through eight centuries, one of the most important places in Iceland. From 1056 until 1785, it was one of Iceland's two episcopal sees, along with...

Skógarfoss

Skógarfoss The Forest Waterfall’ as the word Skógarfoss translates, is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Iceland. This classic 62m high and 15 m wide...

Gold under Skógafoss

Gold under Skógafoss The road eastward across the plains of south Iceland passes through the districts of Ölfus, Flói, Holt, Rangárvellir, Hvolhreppur and Lan...

Skogar Folk and Transport Museum

Skogar Folk and Transport Museum A showcase of Icelandic ingenuity and resourcefulness The Skógar Folk Museum pays tribute to Iceland’s many fine craftsmen an...

Experience the South

Experience the South Hótel Hvolsvöllur is a gem among some of the best natural sights in the South South Iceland attracts the most tourists of any of the r...