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Hnífsdalur Travel Guide

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Type
Mountains, Fjords, Towns & Villages
Location
Skólavegur, Hnífsdalur, Iceland
Distance From Center
4.1 km
Family Friendly
Yes
Average rating
4.7
Number of reviews
69

Hnifsdalur is a small village of around 250 people in a valley of the same name and is positioned between Bolungarvik and Isafjordur.

The mouth of the valley is marked by the mountains Budarhyrna and Bakkahyrna, each named after a farm near its roots. The river Hnifsdalsa runs through the valley. Between Hnifsdalur and Isafjordur lies the mountain Eyrarfjall. There have been avalanches in this area, a large one occurred there in 1910 resulting in a great loss of life.

Explore this area on a self drive tour in Iceland.