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Hólar í Hjaltadal

551 Skagafjörður


Tel:  +354-849-6348



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A famous historic place in Northern Iceland inhabited by small community of around 100 people. Location of Hólar is Hjaltadal valley in Skagafjörður. Hólar was the Episcopal see for almost

seven centuries (1106-1798) and played an important part in the medieval politics of Iceland.


Hólar University College


Having its main campus in Hólar, the University plays important role in development of the region, provides maps for hiking trails in the surroundings, has set ambitious environmental policy and operates the farm-land and ecclesiastical site in Hólar. The first cathedral school in Hólar was founded in 1106 what makes it one of the oldest schools in Europe. It was renamed

Hólar Agricultural College in 1882. Modern university-level institution is set since 2003.

Events and conferences

Hólar is the perfect place for meetings and conferences thanks to vicinity of Hólar University, offering access to their classrooms, projector and screen, wireless Internet, computers,

printer and copier.
In addition, the peaceful environment around the hotel allows everyone to concentrate on

the subject of the course or meeting. 
The restaurant facilities are excellent and provide comfortable seating for about 90 people.

Meals and drinks are tailored to the requirements and requests of each group.

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