Make yourself at home in one of our cozy wooden cottages

or apartments located

at the foot of Mt. Hólabyrða

with a magnificent view on our valley.




You are more than welcome

to taste our innovative dishes and home-made desserts based on local ingredients

in the restaurant which is open from 8 to 20 on working days and from

10 to 20 on weekends.


Visit the Cathedral in Hólar,

the oldest stone church

in whole country, Icelandic Horse History Center, 

or Nýibær, a fine example

of a 19th century North Iceland turf house.



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 full range of Icelandic scenery: glacier, gorges, waterfalls...



Hólar is a small quiet village, 

11 km from main road, just twenty five minute drive

to nearest towns: 

Hofsós and Sauðárkrókur;

1,5 hour drive to Akureyri.




The perfect place for meetings and small conferences thanks to our co-work with Hólar University.

Annual Beer Festival is a great opportunity to taste greatest Icelandic craft beers and meet passionate brewers.



A swimming pool and a hot tub are accessible in the main building of Hólar University.

Local Beer Center offers wide variety of beers which you can enjoy after a long day.




Don't be afraid of harsh Icelandic winter, it can also be charming.

Rural setting allows to fully contemplate Northern Lights.

If you are keen on winter sport Hólar is a great spot for cross-country skiing.


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