Hostel in H贸lmav铆k, Iceland

1 Hostel in H贸lmav铆k available. Prices start from $4 for a dorm bed.

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Hostel in H贸lmav铆k, Iceland

1 Hostel in H贸lmav铆k available. Prices start from $9 for a dorm bed.
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Located on the east coastline of the West Fjords, H贸lmav铆k, Iceland, is the largest town in the Strandir region. Strandir, in the northwest of Iceland, was for centuries one of the most remote areas, and the locals had the reputation of knowing magic; the region was also used as a refuge for outlaws and criminals. Strandir region is sparsely populated. Only around eight hundred people permanently live there, whereas H贸lmav铆k has a population of roughly four hundred.

Agriculture and farming are important for the local economy. Inhabitants in the countryside live mostly on sheep farming. The town of H贸lmav铆k focuses on fisheries, services, and tourism. In summer, you come across tourists exploring the beautiful West Fjords. Most of the tourists get around by car, caravans, or camper vans. It is the easiest and most flexible way to travel around in the north of Iceland.

The unique landscape and unspoilt nature is the reason for many tourists to visit Strandir. In the south near Hr煤tafj枚r冒ur, you can find low hills and grassland. In contrast to this, you face dramatic high mountains rising straight from the coast in the north near H贸lmav铆k. There are many hiking options in the Strandir region, and the length and difficulty vary a lot, so get a detailed hiking trail map to guide you. The local tourist office provides further information for nature lovers. The hike to K谩lfanesborgir is very recommendable -- it is comparatively easy and short and gives you a real impression on the beautiful landscape of the West Fjords. Once you arrive on the top of the hill, it is a perfect spot for relaxation and pictures.

You can find some hotels and guesthouses; H贸lmav铆k, Iceland hostel options are a bit more limited. A campsite is available, as well, though the frequently changing and windy weather can be difficult to handle for camping tourists sleeping in tents. Your H贸lmav铆k, Iceland hostel is a cheap alternative for travelers on a tight budget. However, keep in mind that the beds are limited, so if you want to stay there spontaneously, the chances are quite high that your H贸lmav铆k, Iceland hostel will be booked out.

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H贸lmav铆k Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in H贸lmav铆k, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 1
Average rating of all hostels 7.4

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