Hrafnkels saga trail

The Saga of Hrafnkell tells of Hrafnkell Freysgoði (who worshipped the Norse god Freyr), a powerful chieftain who lived at Aðalból in Hrafnkelsdalur valley. When Hrafnkell kills one of his shepherds for daring to ride his stallion Freyfaxi, it sparks a chain of events that lead to Hrafnkell's defeat and humiliation. The Saga of Hrafnkell takes place in the Fljótsdalshérað region. Archaeological excavations have been made in the saga's area. Information signs at saga site, marked footpaths. Guided tours also available.

  • Type: Ruins Saga Trails