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Hólmavík (GPS  65°42’5.94″N 21°40’57.38″W) is located at the Westfjords in northwest Iceland.It is by the fjord Steingrímsfjöður, and the largest settlement in the Strandi region. It has a population of 340 people and the distance from Reykjavík of 233 km ( 144 miles ). There is a scheduled bus service from Reykjavík to Hólmavík.


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Services and leisure

Services and leisure activities include restaurants, coffee house, swimming pool, 9 hole golf course, marked hiking trails, horse riding tours, bird watching and the museum of sorcery and witchcraft in Hólmavík- .

Annual festival

Hamingjudagar á Hólmavík

This festival takes place at the end of June every year. There is a variety of activites all weekend including a fish buffet, live music, art exhibition, theater and much more.


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