For centuries Hvanneyri has been a chuch centre and a small comunity of 250 inhabitants formed around agricultural organizations. The main one is the Agricultural Universtity, which traces its roots back to 1889.
The little church now standing in Hvanneyri was built in 1905.
The Agricultural Museum exhibits antique tractors and farming tools and Ullarselid is a woollen and handicrafts workshop.
From Reykjavik City Centre: 80 km.