Hvar er Sigluvík / Where is Sigluvík

Sigluvík is 118 km. from capital city Reykjavík (2 hours from Keflavík International airport).

Information about the airport is on the homepage: www.airport.is

See location of Sigluvík on Google Maps

 

 

 

DISTANCE FROM REYKJAVÍK

1 hour, 30 minute drive

Highway one, paved road.

 

 

NEXT TOWNS NAME

Hvolsvöllur

 

DISTANCE TO HVOLSVÖLLUR

10 minutes drive.

 

POPULATION

812

 

FACILITIES

Police station, grocery store, Petrol stations, health care, swimming pool, Hotel, Restaurants.

 

 

HVOLSVÖLLUR

THE NEAREST TOWN 

10 MINUTES DRIVE FROM SIGLUVÍK.

Hvolsvöllur

A scenically sited village, population of 800. Situated on a flat plain and a low mountain backdrop. The economic development is on light industry, commerce and services for the neighbouring rural communities. You can find quality grocery store, 3 different petrol stations, police protection, good health care, high class swimming pool. All the service and facilities you need from a small community.

Hvollsvöllur is 100 kilometres east of Reykjavík. 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.

 

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 but is no threat to any towns because of it´s distance. 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.