Welcome to Supernatural Iceland! In this episode we’re looking at Trolls, one of the most famous otherworldly inhabitants of Iceland. Trolls are generally described as being dumb, unruly, wild, greedy and cruel – but in the Folklores of Iceland there are also stories of them being loyal, honourable – even kind.
Join Valur Grettisson, editor-in-chief of Reykjavík Grapevine, as he explores the world of folklore, other-worldly visits and strange happenings in Iceland. Meet ghosts, ghouls, goblins and even UFOs as we travel around the country seeking out the the strange and unusual.
Want more supernatural Iceland in your life? Check out Grapevine’s bookshop for a selection of publications on ghost stories, folk tales, murder mysteries and more.
Remember, WINE and CONNOISSEUR Youtube members get access to new Supernatural Iceland episodes a month before anyone else! Consider joining as member to support the work that we do at Reykjavík Grapevine, and to get your next episode of Supernatural Iceland ahead of the crowd.
You can join our Youtube Membership here.
Watch on our YouTube channel
Note: Due to the effect the Coronavirus is having on tourism in Iceland, it’s become increasingly difficult for the Grapevine to survive. If you enjoy our content and want to help the Grapevine’s journalists do things like eat and pay rent, please consider joining our High Five Club.
Buy subscriptions, t-shirts and more from our shop right here!