Hella is located approximately 50 miles (80 kilometers) from Reykjavik, the national capital.
Don't restrict yourself to Hella, because Iceland features an abundance man-made and natural attractions which await the savvy traveler. Interesting places within a relatively short distance of Hella are Storidalur, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northwest, and Selfoss, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the east.
About 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the northwest of Hella is Kopavogur, an important regional center home to Salurinn Kopavogur Concert Hall, Viking Horses and Sundlaugin Versolum Swimming Pool. Kopavogur Church and Natural History Museum of Kopavogur are also good spots for calling into while you are here.
Get outside and get amongst the adventures in the Hella area. Try caving or give hiking a go.
Enjoy the Iceland food culture by exploring the regional restaurants. Among the many ingredients frequently used in this area are lamb and root vegetables such as rutabagas and carrots. Order some of the local meals, including saltfiskur (dried and salted fish) and harofiskur (jerky type fish). Mondlukaka (almond cake) is perfect to end your Iceland meal.
It is sometimes said that a ticket to a new place is one of the rare things that makes you richer. Your time in Iceland will reward you with moments you'll cherish for years to come.