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“Superb view. Lovely family farm.”
Review of Helgafell

Helgafell
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

It might irk some to pay to climb a hill but Helgafell has a fantastic view for very little effort. Quaint church nearby and lovely genuine souvenirs in the farm shop manned by the family who own it.

Thank Stephen B
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Helgafell is more or less a short walk up a small hill, and the cost is actually steeper than the hike. The story behind it about the three wishes is cute, and we were sure to follow the rules, by being silent and making our wishes once we got to the top, but with so much else to see in such a beautiful country, there are much better ways to spend your time.

Thank mrscindylopez
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Located on a family farm, the top of Helgafell mountain is reached by a 73 meter climb up a steep path. Our guide told us we could have a wish granted at the top if we didn't look back down or talk while hiking up. The short hike is well worth it for the beautiful views. The family that owns the farm has a small building at the base of the mountain and was so friendly. We enjoyed our visit to the "holy mountain" and chatting with them. Small "admission" fee and no restrooms on site. Definitely worth a stop!

Thank virginian9
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Short but little steep hike up the mountain gives incredible views of the area. It took us about 15-20 minutes to get up the top. This attraction has a fee for $4 per person and has a small gift store and toilet close to the parking area.

Thank Tulika_sac
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Our local guide told us before walking up:
Think of three wishes - for someone else
Do not speak while walking up
Do not look back while walking up
Keep thinking of your wishes as you ascend
When you reach the top, whisper your wishes to the wind and your wishes [may] come true - HA! At least it'll keep the kids quiet.

(We all did it).

Beautiful view of the area

Thank TXReddawg
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