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Hekla Center

The Hekla Centre houses a contemporary, multimedia exhibition on Hekla mountain, its history, and its influence on human life in Iceland from the time of the settlement to the present The exhibition emphasises the influence of the volcano on the inhabited areas close to it, the districts of Landsveit, Holt, and Rangárvellir. The history of these districts is traced and the story of people's struggles with sandstorms and eruptions are told. The centre has an outstanding restaurant and facilities for meetings and conferences.

Opening hours Week days: Saturdays: Sundays:
10:00-21:00 10:00-21:00

10:00-21:00

Hekla Center

Leirubakki

GPS Points N63° 59' 32.167" W20° 0' 50.492"
Fax

487-6692

Opening period All year

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The south of Iceland has several towns and villages, each with its own style, charm and points of interest. Selfoss is the largest town and has a variety of shops, services, many restaurants and fast food places. Most towns are close to the main route, making them accessible and enjoyable.

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Map Höfn Kirkjubæjarklaustur Vík Vestmannaeyjar Hvolsvöllur Flúðir Laugarvatn Reykholt Laugarás Borg Brautarholt Hveragerði Árnes Selfoss Hella Stokkseyri Eyrarbakki Þykkvibær Þórlákshöfn