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Hólmavík is a small town in the western part of Iceland, by Steingrímsfjörður. It is the largest settlement in Strandir and serves as a centre of commerce for the county. Hólmavík is part of the Strandabyggð municipality and has 375 inhabitants (2011 census). Hólmavík is home to the Museum of Icelandic Sorcery and Witchcraft. Well-known people from Hólmavík include the poet Stefán frá Hvítadal and the musician Gunnar Þórðarson of the band Hljómar. The artist Einar Hákonarson has a studio and a home in Hólmavík.


Hólmavík in Iceland offers a unique experience to travellers. Tour packages of Hólmavík are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Hólmavík*

  • Living in Hólmavík - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 71.13 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Hólmavík

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Hólmavík

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.19 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.83 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 92.8 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 171.69 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 126.14 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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