Information about Hengill

 

The area of the impressive volcanic mountain Hengill is a geothermal site and a source of energy for the south of Iceland.

Two power stations derive its energy from Hengill, the nearby Hellisheidavirkjun power station and Nesjavellir, which provides energy for th Reykjavik area. Not far from Hengill is the town of Hveragerdi, unusual for being situated in an area of such geothermal activity. 

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Attractions nearby Hengill

Þórufoss

Credit: Wikimedia, Creative Commons. Photo by Anna Jonna Ármannsdóttir. Þórufoss is an 18 m (62 ft) high waterfall found e...

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Skalafell

Photo From: Skíðasvæðin - Bláfjöll & Skálafell Facebook.  Skálafell is a volcanic mounta...

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Nesjavallavirkjun

Credit: Wikimedia, Creative Commons. Photo by Gretar Ivarsson. Nesjavallavirkjun is a geothermal power station in southwestern Iceland, operated by O...

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Nesjavellir

At the Nesjavellir geothermal area in Southwest Iceland, you’ll find Iceland’s second-largest geothermal power station. The Nesjavellir G...

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Þingvallavatn

Þingvallavatn (anglicised as Thingvallavatn, “Lake of the Parliament”) is a rift valley lake located roughly forty minutes drive f...

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Gljufrasteinn

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Móskarðshnjúkar

Móskarðshnjúkar is a mountain and popular hiking route, situated in the south-west corner of Iceland next to Mt. Esja.  The mo...

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Laxnes

Laxnes is a farm in Mosfellsdalur Valley. Nobel author Halldor Laxness was partly brought up here and adopted the farm's name as his surname. Lax...

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Gjábakkahellir

Gjabakkahellir (a.k.a. Helguhellir or Stelpuhellir ('Girl cave')) is a  lava tube, located in the area of Thingvellir National Park. Gja...

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Þingvellir

Þingvellir is one of the most important sites to visit in Iceland for its landscape, history and cultural value. The Icelandic parli...

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Mosfellsdalur

Credit: Wikimedia, Creative Commons. Photo by Stig Nygaard. Mosfellsdalur is a valley, located approximately 20 kilometres (12 miles) from Iceland&rs...

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Silfra

Silfra is a fissure filled with fresh springwater within Þingvellir National Park, and one of the country’s most cherished wonders. Snor...

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Capital Region

The Capital Region refers to Reykjavík and its bordering towns. It holds well over half of the country’s population, in spite of taking...

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Almannagjá

  Almannagja gorge is situated in Thingvellir National Park. It is one of the park's most impressive and well known features and marks the e...

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Öxarárfoss

Öxarárfoss is a waterfall situated within Þingvellir National Park in southwest Iceland.  The waterfall flows out the river ...

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Golden Circle

The Golden Circle is a 300 km route to the 3 most popular natural attractions in Iceland. The Golden Circle consists of Geysir, Gullfoss and Thingvell...

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Hrafnagjá

  Hrafnagja is a 7.7 meter long canyon, 68 meters at its widest, located at Thingvellir National Park in South Iceland. The Hrafnagja canyon ma...

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Reykjadalur

Reykjadalur ('Steam Valley') is a highly scenic valley innermost of Hveragerdi town. As the name of the valley implies, this is a geother...

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Hengladalsá

Hengladalsa is a river in Southwest Iceland.  The river has its source by the Hengill area, from valleys Innstidalur, Middalur and Fremstidalur,...

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The Geothermal Energy Exhibition

Photo from the Geothermal Exhibition The Geothermal Energy Exhibition is an interactive museum on Iceland’s volcanic processes at Hellisheið...

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Tours near Hengill

Reykjadalur Hot Spring Hiking Tour

Indulge in the natural hot springs of  South Iceland with this fantastic hiking trip into the......

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Geothermal Helicopter Tour

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Sightseeing Flight over Reykjavík | Moon Safari

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The Golden Circle day tour | Private, personal and professional excursion

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Helicopter Flight-Seeing with Landing on Langjökull.

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South Coast and Northern Lights | Audio Guided in 10 Languages

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Skaftafell Flight and Local Guide Glacier Experience

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The Silver Circle Private Helicopter Tour - Waterfalls and Mountains

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The Wonders of Snæfellsnes Helicopter Tour

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South Coast Volcanoes | Private, flexible day tour

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Reykjavik Observation Deck | Perlan Museum 360° Viewing Platform

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Essential Iceland Helicopter Tour | Golden Circle & Highlands

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Volcanoes & Glaciers Helicopter Tour

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Horse Riding & Hiking in a Geothermal Valley | Day Tour

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3-Hour Horse Riding & Hot Springs Tour

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Horse Riding in Reykjadalur Valley | Hot Springs Day Tour

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Into the Glacier & Flightseeing Combo Tour

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Geothermal Adventure Private Helicopter Tour

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Geothermal Adventure Helicopter Tour

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Geothermal Helicopter Tour | Glymur Waterfall & Thingvellir National Park

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Helicopter Tour | Eyjafjallajokull Glacier & Fimmvorduhals

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Helicopter Tour | The Golden Circle & Touchdown on Langjokull

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The Silver Circle Helicopter Tour

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Walk Through Ice and Fire | Glacier Hiking and Hot Springs | Medium Difficulty

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Volcano Hengill & Hot Spring Valley Horseback Riding

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