A scenically sited village, on a flat plain and a low mountain backdrop. The economic development is on light industry, commerce and services for the neighbouring rural communities.
Hvollsvöllur is 100 kilometres east of Reykjavík, ideally situated for touristic adventures in the southern part of Iceland. The air is fresh and unpolluted the nature majestic with its green pastures, hills and mountains, glaciers and volcanoes, roaring rivers and gentle brooks. An unparalleled wilderness is Hvolsvöllur´s next door neighbour. The most famous of the Icelandic Sagas, Njáls-Saga, has its background here and the fate of the people in this thousand year old Saga still causes heated discussions among the few hundred local inhabitants.
Hvolsvöllur offers you all the facilities the modern tourist might need and is the perfect starting point for variety of tours. You can enjoy working out with the assistance of the printed Icelandic text and the map, whether you wish to go on foot, by bike, by car, by bus, by air or on horseback.
Rangárvallasýsla the district that Hvolsvöllur service includes some of the finest scenery and best-known sightseeing attractions in south Iceland. Mt. Hekla is undoubtedly the best-known landmark on the grassy west Rangárvallasýsla lowlands. This very active volcano still erupts frequently. Two of Iceland´s most popular camping and hiking spots are found in the region. Þórsmörk park is combination of dark rugged mountains and rich vegetation, set among powerful glacial rivers. Farther inland, Landmannalaugar is a spectacular highland paradise with mountains of all colours, the result of intense geothermal activity. A popular hiking trail combines Landmannalaugar and Þórsmörk, called "Laugavegur "a few days hike.