Iceland

Hekla Volcano

Things to do in Hekla Volcano

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Climb Hekla volcano
Hekla Volcano

Climb Hekla volcano

Iceland’s most active volcano is a dream for hikers, mountaineers and skiers. Proceed with caution though, as Hekla — also known as the Gateway to Hell — has erupted 20 times since 874.

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