Information about Grettislaug

Grettislaug is a pool at Reykir in Skagafjordur in North Iceland. It is named after the outlaw Grettir of Grettis Saga fame, who was said to have warmed himself in a geothermal pool after his swim of about 7.5 kilometers from Drangey island.

The old spring disappeared in a storm in 1934 a long with another one, Reykjalaug, that had been used for washing. In 1992 farmer Jon Eiriksson of Fagranes, known as 'The earl of Drangey island', along with others, reconstructed it. In 2006 an adjacent pool was added. Both of the pools are built with natural stones and have a temperature of 42-43°C. Please note that there are no changing facilities around springtime.

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