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Lambagras Cultura

Lambagras Cultura specializes in cultural communication in tourism, offering a range of day tours from Hólar and Hofsós in Skagafjörður. We are located in Hofsós in the Tröllaskagi peninsula with it's fantastic landscapes rugged coastline.

Lambagras Cultura

Prestssæti 8

GPS Points N65° 43' 58.032" W19° 6' 39.633"


Opening period All year

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Kolkuos Guesthouse
  • Kolkuós
  • 551 Sauðárkrókur
  • 861-3474
Holar Camping site
  • Hólar Hjaltadal
  • 551 Sauðárkrókur
  • 899-3231
History and Culture
0.16 km
Hólar in Hjaltadalur

Hólar is one of the most famous historical sites in Iceland and was, for many centuries, an Episcopal See. It was also the capital of North Iceland for over 700 years. There has been a church on the site from the 11th century, and the present Hólar Cathedral was consecrated in 1763. It is the oldest stone built church in Iceland.

Hólaskóli School, founded in 1882, was an agricultural school, but there is evidence that some form of school has been present at Hólar right from the time of the first bishopric. Archaeological research has been carried out at Hólar over the past years and more than 40 thousand items found, some of which are now on display in the old schoolhouse.

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