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COTTAGES

 

Make yourself at home in one of a cozy wooden cottages

at the foot of Mt. Hólabyrða

with a magnificent view on our valley.

 

RESTAURANT

 

You are more than welcome

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

in the university restaurant which is open to the public from 9 to 17.

 

HISTORY

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.

 

NATURE

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...

LOCATION

 

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.

 

EVENTS

 

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.

 

ACTIVITIES

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.

 

WINTER

 

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.

Hólar í Hjaltadal

where history meets beautiful

landscape of Northern Iceland

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