Hella is a village in South Iceland, located 97 km east of the capital city of Reykjavík. It's an important base for adventures into the highlands, to places such as Landmannalaugar and Þórsmörk. Hella is a very tranquil village of only approx. 750 inhabitants, situated on the South Iceland's interior lowlands. It was blessed with a beautiful setting, like a green oasis in the desert with the calm and beautiful Rangá river passing through and the stunning view to the surrounding highlands all around. Hella's economy relies on tourism, as well as the chicken factory, slaughter house, glass factory and horse breeding. The volcano Hekla is in the vicinity.

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Public transportation has always been controversial subject in South Iceland. Currently, Bílar og Fólk is the company offering bus trips in South Iceland, passing through Hella. Timetables can be found at their website http://www.bogf.is/is







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Routes through Hella

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