Rangárþing

Þórsmörk Beautiful nature reserve partially hidden among Eyjafjallajökull, Mýrdalsjökull and Tindfjallajökull glaciers.

Fljótshlíð - Hlíðarendi Northern side of the valley where Markarfljót drains from Þórsmörk; very grassy and sheltered.

Bergþórshvoll Centre of the action in Njál’s Saga, where Njáll, his family and household were attacked by his enemies in 1011 and burned alive.

Hvolsvöllur The population centre of Hvolhreppur district, began developing in the late 1930s.

Hella stands on the eastern bank of Ytri-Rangár river. Settled in 1927

Rangáþing Ytra

Keldur Ancient farm and church site in Rangárvellir, mentioned in Njál’s Saga and elsewhere.

Oddi Home of one of the leading families in the 12 and 13 centuries and a major centre for learning and culture.

Mt. Hekla Iceland’s most famous volcano and still very active. The best approach for walking on Hekla is from the north or northwest.








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