Reykjavik, the national capital, is situated roughly 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the northwest of Villingaholt, while Hella is 11 miles (18 kilometers) to the east.
Consider using Villingaholt as a starting point for further explorations. This sought-after tourism region has numerous terrific cities, attractions and landscapes. Why don't you make tracks to the Hekla Volcano and Hjalparfoss in and around Hella, around 11 miles (18 kilometers) distance away. Also, you could stop by the Nesjavellir and Almannagja in Hveragerdi. It is 16 miles (26 kilometers) from Villingaholt.
Kopavogur, is another good spot to visit. It is approximately 40 miles (64 kilometers) from Villingaholt and offers a wide range of things to see and do, for example Viking Horses, Kopavogur Church and Salurinn Kopavogur Concert Hall. Sundlaugin Versolum Swimming Pool and Natural History Museum of Kopavogur are also good places to spend some time.
Tours are an excellent way to discover the places the locals love. Sign up for one of the guided nature walks.
To truly understand the area in which you are traveling, be sure to stop in at the region's restaurants. These are excellent places to rub shoulders with residents as well as sample local specialities. Lamb and also root vegetables such as rutabagas and carrots are popular ingredients here. Of course, no journey through Iceland would be complete without tasting saltfiskur (dried and salted fish) and harofiskur (jerky type fish). For the end of you meal, you can't say no to mondlukaka (almond cake).
Don't forget, a ticket to a new place is one of the rare things that makes you wealthier. Your time in Villingaholt will provide you with moments you'll be sure to treasure for years to come.