Eldfell Volcano via Eldheimar is a 1.3 mile loop trail located near Vestmannaeyjar, Southern, Iceland that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and nature trips.

Length1.3 miElevation gain839 ftRoute typeLoop
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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,

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Maddy M
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Pretty easy, great view, lots of loose rocks. But still it was a pretty cool hike. We hiked it last summer.

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Kristen Hasbrouck
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Pretty easy, but lots of loose material. Great views. Loved this hike!

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Bryan Hermannsson
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Michael McCabe
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