The lovely little village by the sea, Hvammstangi, is situated on the west side of Vatnsnes peninsula with a fantastic view of Miðfjörður fjord. With a population of about 600 people, Hvammstangi is the most populated village in Húnaþing County.
Hvammstangi is an important service center for the local inhabitants having served as a trading center since the year 1846. The growing tourism industry in the area means that you will find there a good swimming pool, camping grounds, guesthouses and shops. From Hvammstangi is only a short travel to Vatnsnes with a wealth of varied historical sites, beautiful scenery, great views of the mountains at Strandir and last but not least a seal habitat within easy walking distance.Hvammstangi is famous for owning the largest textile factory in Iceland.