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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Selatangar

Photo from: The Ruins of Selatangar.  Selatangar is one of the few coastal fishing stations that still exists in Iceland, found in the south of ...

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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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Ögmundarhraun

Ögmundarhraun is a lava field on the southern side of the Reykjanes Peninsula, which was formed by an enormous lava flow during an eruption in ...

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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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Reykjanesviti Light House

Reykjanesviti is the oldest lighthouse in Iceland, located on the tip of the Reykjanes Peninsula.  Originally built in 1878, it was damaged be...

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Njarðvík

Njarðvík is a town located on the Reykjanes Peninsula in the southwestern part of Iceland.  The town is named after an estuary on t...

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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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Spákonuvatn

Spákonuvatn is a beautiful crater lake on the Reykjanes Peninsula, surrounded by the haunting lunar landscapes that define this region. Loca...

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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. Volcanic & Geot...

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Keflavík

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

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Grænavatn

Grænavatn is a small lake on the Reykjanes Peninsula, known for its vivid colouration. The name translates to ‘Green Lake’, and a...

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Seltún Geothermal Area

Wikimedia. Creative Commons. Credit: Rosino.  Seltún Geothermal Area is but one part of the much larger geothermal area, Krýsuv&ia...

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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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'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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ATV & Quad Bike Tour to the Blue Lagoon

This is how you should spend every day! adrenalin first and then relaxing after. You will be......

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Personal oriented Golden Circle & Blue Lagoon from Reykjavik

This day tour is going to start from Reykavik, which is also the capital region, passing through......

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