The activities in Solheimar are diverse. In the village, there are organic greenhouses, both for vegetable cultivation and nonfood plants, as well as a forestry, in fact the only organic forestry in Iceland. There is also a shop/gallery in Solheimar, a café, a bakery, guesthouses and many art venues throughout the year. There are six workshops in the village including a candle workshop, ceramics, weaving, carpentry, fine art atelier, paper-making workshop and an herbal workshop that makes soaps, shampoos, lotions, etc.
In Solheimar, you will find a church, a sculpture garden, an arboretum, sports hall, gym and swimming pool, a music garden, an art gallery and, during the summer and for Advent, a cultural festival with different venues for music, fine art, theater, etc. The sustainability center, Sesseljuhus, was opened in 2002 and is where most conferences, meetings and other gatherings are held both for the village and visitors.
The people of Solheimar are great hosts and everyone is welcome to visit Solheimar. Volunteers, both long and short term, many for the internship program, have been and continue to be vital to the community’s functioning. Solheimar has actually become a tourist destination of sorts as well with 30,000 to 35,000 people visiting each year. The village is host to a number of cultural, social, and sporting activities of interest. Check out the “What’s Going On” section for current events.
* Welcome to Solheimar – we hope you enjoy your stay with us! *
KORT AF SVÆÐINUHér má skoða yfirlitskort af öllum helstu svæðunum á Sólheimum.
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