Visit Holar in north Iceland
- enjoy history and beutiful
landscape in a quiet valley
Quiet & peaceful
Hólar is a popular destination thanks to its many attractions, notably the beautiful nature and its important role in Iceland's history. Hólar is surrounded by scenic mountains and stands on the edge of Hólar Woods. There is plenty of long and short hiking trails for everyone to enjoy.
Holar Cottages and Apartments
The university restaurant is open to the public and is known for its innovative cuisine based on local ingredients.
Holar is a small quiet village just twenty five minute drive to Hofsos and Saudarkrokur. Perfect place to rest for a few days and enjoy nature.
Hólar forest has a cozy campsite with sheltered clearings and a charming environment.
A swimming pool and a hot tub are accessible in the main building of Hólar University.
Visit the Cathedral in Holar, Icelandic Horse History Center, or examine Nýibær, a fine example of a 19th century North Iceland turf house.