Best trails in Vestmannaeyjar, Southern

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Looking for a great trail near Vestmannaeyjar, Southern? AllTrails has 10 great hiking trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 5 easy trails in Vestmannaeyjar ranging from 0.8 to 1.6 miles and from 147 to 656 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Vestmannaeyjar, Southern
Top trails (10)
#1 - Heimaklettur (Home Rock)
Vestmannaeyjar, Southern, Iceland
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 1 h 3 m
Hike up a massive rock with sweeping views of the fishing port below, as well as a bird's eye view of the famous volcano, Eldfell, that last erupted in 1973.Show more
#2 - Eldfell Volcano Loop
Vestmannaeyjar, Southern, Iceland
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 2 h 17 m
#3 - Helgafell Volcano Loop
Vestmannaeyjar, Southern, Iceland
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 34 m
#4 - Storhofdi Loop
Vestmannaeyjar, Southern, Iceland
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 58 m
#5 - Eldfell Volcano via Eldheimar
Vestmannaeyjar, Southern, Iceland
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 1 h 5 m
The volcano Eldfell is responsible for his eruption in 1973 that almost destroyed the island of Heimaey in Vestmannaeyjar and the access to it. More than 400 building were lost, farms were poisoned ad all the livestock had to be slaughtered. 5300 residents were escorted off the island. Only one year later the people were allowed to came back. Only the half to them came back,Show more
#6 - Dalfjall
Vestmannaeyjar, Southern, Iceland
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 41 m
Dalfjall is a hill in Vestmannaeyjar. Beautiful views from up there. Warning: Can be a little scary when you are upstairs.Show more
#7 - Eldfell - Helgafell
Vestmannaeyjar, Southern, Iceland
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 2 h 35 m
This trail will bring you to the two famous volcanos of the island of Heimaey in Vestmannaeyjar. The first one is Eldfell which is a volcanic cone. This volcano is responsible for his eruption in 1973 that almost destroyed the island and the access to it. The path then joins the inactive volcano of Helgafell.Show more
#8 - Haugar Loop
Vestmannaeyjar, Southern, Iceland
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Length: 1.0 mi • Est. 31 m
One of many possible loops in this area.Show more
#9 - Helgafell Volcano
Vestmannaeyjar, Southern, Iceland
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Length: 1.0 mi • Est. 35 m
#10 - Kinn Loop to Coastal Trail
Vestmannaeyjar, Southern, Iceland
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 34 m