Despite its small size (291 inhabitants as of January 2011) it is the largest settlement for some 70 km (43 mi) around and is an important staging post, and thus it is indicated on road signs from a long distance away. It is an important service center for the inhabitants of and visitors to the coastal strip between Skógar and the west edge of the Mýrdalssandur glacial outwash plain.
Best restaurants in Vík í Mýrdal
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Best hotels in Vík
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The Barn hostel
Black beach suites
Best things to do in Vík
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Shopping in Vík í Mýrdal
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