Information about Grindavík

Grindavík is a fishing town on the south side of the Reykjanes peninsula.  

The town has one of the most active fishing industries in the country. The Natural Resources and Culture House in Grindavík features exhibitions on the history of the salt fish working in the country and on geothermal activity.

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Attractions nearby Grindavík

Hópsnes

Hopsnes (a.k.a. Thorkotlustadanes) is a small peninsula in Grindavik in Southwest Iceland. Many ships have stranded at Hopsnes and can be seen from t...

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Svartsengi

  The Svartsengi Power Station is a geothermal powerstation on the Reykjanes peninsula. Its energy, as of 2007, measures at 76.5 MW, with abou...

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Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon is a geothermal spa and is the single most popular attraction in Iceland. The water is rich in silica and sulphur that helps mak...

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Búri

Buri, in the Leitahraun lava field on the Reykjanes peninsula, is widely considered to be the most spectacular lava tube in Iceland. This lava tube w...

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Gunnuhver

Gunnuhver is a collective name for an impressive and colourful geothermal field of various mud pools and fumaroles in the southwest part of Reykjanes...

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Sandvík

  Sandvik, by the southwest tip of the Reykjanes peninsula, is a popular destination for travelers, best known for its continental bridge. The ...

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Eldey

Eldey is a small island southwest of the tip of Reykjanes, and situated on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge (see continental drift). Another island was formed f...

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Miðnesheiði

Miðnesheiði is a heath on the Reykjanes peninsula. Keflavik airport is located on this heath, as well as the abandoned American military base....

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Eldvörp

  Eldvorp is a crater row of scoria and spatter cones located northwest of Grindavik on the Reykjanes peninsula in Southwest Iceland. The area...

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Keilir

Mt. Keilir is a volcanic mountain, southwest of Hafnarfjörður, and is the most recognisable landmark on the Reykjanes Peninsula. For vis...

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Krýsuvík

  Krysuvik is a geothermal area in the Reykjanes peninsula in Southwest Iceland, situated in the middle of the fissure zone on the Mid-Atla...

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Reykjanes

Reykjanes is a peninsula in Southwest Iceland, characterised by immense lava fields, volcanoes and strong geothermal activity. The Reykjanes Peninsu...

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Keflavík / Reykjanesbær

Keflavík (meaning “Driftwood Bay”) is a town in southwest Iceland, positioned along the Reykjanes coast, 47km from Reykjavík...

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Hvalneskirkja

  Hvalneskirkja is a beautiful stone church in Hvalnes on the Reykjanes peninsula, built in the years 1886-87. The church's altarpiece is ...

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Kleifarvatn

  Kleifarvatn is the largest lake on the Reykjanes peninsula in Southwest Iceland,  9,1 km², as well as one of Iceland's deepest l...

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Sandgerði

  Sandgerdi is a village on the Reykjanes peninsula, covering the western shore of Midnes to the northernmost part of the peninsula, Gardskagi. ...

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Helgafell

  Helgafell is a farm and church site, by a 73 m hill of the same name, and located on Thorsnes, south of Stykkisholmur on Snaefellsnes peninsul...

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Hafnarfjörður

  Hafnarfjordur is a port town of around 26.100 people around 10 km from Reykjavik, and is Iceland's third largest town.  Nature &...

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Leiðarendi Cave

Leidarendi is a lava tube located in the Tvibollahraun lava field, close to the Blue Mountains in Southwest Iceland, about a 25 minutes drive from Rey...

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Bessastaðir

  Bessastadir is the official residence of the president of Iceland and is situated in Alftanes, near Reykjavik. In the 19th century Iceland&#...

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Tours near Grindavík

Reykjanes Peninsula | Blue Lagoon Tour with Lava Landscapes

Join this tour of the scenic Reykjanes peninsula surrounding Reykjavik, including geothermal hot......

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The Past and the Present explored in a ECO friendly jeep

Ever since the settlement, Reykjanes Peninsula has been the home of many small fishing villages......

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Reykjanes Peninsula Private Tour

Visit the harsh and rugged Reykjanes. We visit Krýsuvík Geothermal area as well as the sometimes......

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Bike Tour Around the Blue Lagoon 2-3 Hours

Get ENERGIZED on three different biking paths ~ three different paths ~ behind the scenes on the......

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Reykjanes Peninsula Superjeep Adventure with the Blue Lagoon

Join this tour to explore the Reykjanes peninsula, including the famous Blue Lagoon. This tour......

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Reykjanes Peninsula with the Blue Lagoon Minibus max.6 persons

Join this tour to explore the Reykjanes peninsula, including the famous Blue Lagoon. This tour......

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'The Hour of Power' Helicopter Tour

Harness the power of flight with this comprehensive helicopter tour across the stunning and......

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'The Hour of Power' Private Helicopter Tour

Take a power trip with this spectacular helicopter tour exploring some of west Iceland's most......

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