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Lambagras Cultura

Gvendarskál

Visit the altar of Bishop Guðmundur The Good and have some  icelandic snack. On returning to Hólar a visit to the turfhouse

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gvendarskál

and turfhouse farm Nýibær

 

3 HOURS / 5000 KR.


We set off from Hólar University following a path up the mountain Hólabyrða. The path is quite steep near the top but otherwise rather easy. Once up in Gvendarskál we visit the altar of Bishop Guðmundur the Good and have some refreshments. On returning to Hólar a visit to the turfhouse farm Nýibær wraps up the walk.  

 

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QUICK FACTS:

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Activities: Hiking, culture, turfhouse
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Languages: English, German, Italian
  • Available: 9:00 to 20:00 - All year


WHAT TO EXPECT:

Steep walk on a stony path - Beautiful views - Stories from past and present - An unforgettable experience


WHAT TO BRING:

Bring water to drink, some snacks / a sandwich, good walking shoes, waterproof jacket and trousers, and hat and gloves – remember that the weather in Iceland can change very quickly. But also don’t forget your camera for the fantastic views!