Information about 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.

The area is said to be haunted by the ghost of Gudrun Onundardottir, 'Gunna', said to have been tricked into holding an enchanted knotted-rope that pulled her over the field and into one of the fumaroles, resulting in her death.

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Attractions nearby Gunnuhver

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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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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Sandvík & Continental Bridge

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

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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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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...

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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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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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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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Njarðvík

Credit: Wikimedia, Creative Commons. Photo by Marek Slusarczyk. Njarðvík is a town located on the Reykjanes Peninsula in the southwestern ...

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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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Keflavik International Airport

Keflavík International Airport (KEF) is Iceland’s only international airport and the port of arrival for the vast majority of visitors ...

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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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Reykjanes

Reykjanes is a peninsula in Southwest Iceland, characterised by immense lava fields, volcanoes and strong geothermal activity. Volcanic & Geot...

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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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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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Ögmundarhraun

Photo from Wikimedia, Creative Commons, by Reykholt Ögmundarhraun is a lava field on the southern side of the Reykjanes Peninsula, which was for...

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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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Krýsuvíkurbjarg

Krýsuvíkurbjarg is a bird cliff in the southern part of the Reykjanes peninsula.  During summer, this sea cliffs host over 60,00...

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Tours near Gunnuhver

Reykjanes Express Airport Tour

This tour begins on a unique note, as we visit the Bridge Between Continents, a bridge that......

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Reykjanes Tour in Small Group | Optional Drop Off at the Blue Lagoon or Keflavik Airport

Enjoy the many geological marvels and geothermal wonders that reside on the Reykjanes Peninsula.......

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Countless Craters Helicopter Tour

Take flight over the lunar landscapes of the Reykjanes Peninsula with this breathtaking......

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ATV on the Reykjanes Peninsula | 2-Day Tour

Enjoy a two-day ATV adventure on the Reykjanes Peninsula. This tour should not be missed by......

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Reykjanes Peninsula Super Jeep Tour | Lakes, Craters and Lava Fields

Jump aboard this Super Jeep adventure to explore the incredible geological wonders and......

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South Coast Treasures | Exclusive 5-Day Tour

Join this fantastic 5-Day tour exploring the many marvellous attractions of Iceland's gorgeous......

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3 Days of The Magical Northern Lights and Iceland's highlights

Come join us on a spectacular 3-day tour of hunting the majestic Northern Lights as well as......

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Exclusive 4 Day Package | Golden Circle, South Coast, Jokulsarlon and More

Bag your place on this thrilling 4-Day excursion exploring the many delightful attractions of......

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Private 3-Day Tour of Iceland's Highlights | Golden Circle, Blue Lagoon & South Coast

Join this spectacular 3-day tour where you'll visit the best of Iceland; The Blue Lagoon, The......

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Stopover Tour | Blue Lagoon & the Reykjanes Peninsula

Pack as much into your stopover as possible, with this four-hour excursion from Keflavík......

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Reykjanes Peninsula Round Trip Tour

Enjoy the marvels of the Reykjanes Peninsula on this Super Jeep Excursion. This tour should not......

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Trip to the Moon | ATV Tour on the Reykjanes Peninsula

Discover unique Icelandic landscapes by ATV on this thrilling excursion. This tour is......

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Volcanic Safari | 6 to 7 Hour ATV Tour

Snatch up this one-of-a-kind opportunity to see the mountains, hills and fields of Iceland from......

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The Wonders of the Reykjanes Peninsula | Super Jeep Tour

Join this day tour to discover one of Iceland's most overlooked gems, the lava fields of the......

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