The Sorcerer´s Cottage

For centuries the area of Strandir has been closely linked to sorcery and witchcraft. The Sorcerer’s Cottage, which is a part of the Museum of Icelandic Sorcery & Witchcraft in Hólmavík, stands next to Gvendarlaug and is a remarkable replica of a 17th century common people ́s homes in Iceland. Learn about sorcery and about the magic that these farmers used to exploit their victims. Find out about how they lived and how sorcery was practiced, but also learn how sorcerers were the main victims of a witch hunt in Iceland.