Top things to do

Top Choice Museum in Hólmavík

Museum of Icelandic Sorcery & Witchcraft

The multilingual displays at this award-winning museum brilliantly convey dark, dramatic tales. Unlike the witches of New England's Salem trials, most of Iceland’s convicted witches were men. Often 'occult practices…
Cafe in Hólmavík

Restaurant Galdur

The menu changes daily at this friendly restaurant: look for fish fresh from the fjord, crispy pizzas and rhubarb with cream for dessert. Great outdoor tables when sunny.
International in Hólmavík

Café Riis

The town’s welcoming pub and restaurant is set in a historic wooden building with carved magic symbols on the bar. The nutty, sesame-crusted chicken is delicious.
Supermarket in Hólmavík


The biggest grocery shop in the area is by the N1 petrol station. Also has a small cafe.
Alcohol in Hólmavík


National liquor chain.