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Vík í Mýrdal is a charming seaside village in south Iceland. The village is known for its proximity to the Sólheimajökull glacier, the black sand beach Reynisfjara, the promontory Dyrhólaey and the rock formations known as Reynisdrangar. The town also has several hotels, restaurants and an Icewear store. In the summer, purple lupine grows abundantly around the village, creating a charming photo opportunity.
Above the town is a lovely wooden church that was built in 1929. In recent years, the church has become a popular destination for weddings. The view from the church is unforgettable – a stunning vista of ocean waves against black sands. If you wish to plan your wedding in this location, don’t hesitate to contact our Wedding Coordinator.
FAQ about Vík í Mýrdal Village
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Yes! Vík is a charming village and well worth a visit. There are several good local restaurants. Vík is a great place to have lunch while you are visiting Iceland’s south coast.
Vík í Mýrdal is mainly known for its black sand beaches and its proximity to Reynisdrangar – impressive rock formations situated near the shore of Vík. Vík is also close to the promontory Dyrhólaey and Sólheimajökull glacier.
The population of Vík and its surrounding areas was 777 in September 2021.
Distances: Vík í Mýrdal Village
It takes approximately 1 hour to drive from Hotel Rangá to Vík í Mýrdal village.
It takes approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes to drive from Reykjavík to Vík í Mýrdal village.
It takes approximately 15 minutes to drive from Vík to Reynisfjara black sand beach.
It takes approximately 20 minutes to drive from Vík to the DC3 airplane wreck on Sólheimasandur.