Hvolsvöllur is a small town in the south of Iceland at about 106 km to the east of Reykjavík. It is situated in the swamps Landeyjar.
The hringvegur (road no.1) traverses the town which has 700 inhabitants. Around the town, there are also about 600 people living who are also part of the municipality.
Not far from there is an airfield to be found with the possibility to fly over to the Vestmannaeyjar (Westman Islands).
Þórsmörk, a beautiful valley below the glacier Mýrdalsjökull, is also not to far away.
The area is the scene of one of the most famous sagas of Iceland, the Njáll Saga.