Information about Hveragerði

Hveragerði is a town and municipality in the southwest of Iceland, around 45 km from the capital Reykjavik. Around 2300 people live in Hveragerði. The river Varmá runs through it. The town is well known for its greenhouses and strong geothermal activity, in particular the nearby Reykjadalur valley.

In the scenic Reykjadalur ('Steam Valley') you have the hot water stream falling down the slopes of the valley. The mountain range is ideal for relaxing and the valley offers a rich variety of hot pools and geothermal springs. It is also possible to have a dip in the river.

There are nice botanical areas and parks in the town, many recreational activities are available, excellent hiking trails as well as nice hotels and a camping ground. A number of museums can be found, such as the Árnesingar art museum. The town hosts an annual culture and family festival in August.

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Attractions nearby Hveragerði

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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Hellisheiði

  Hellisheidi is a lava plateau east of Reykavik, approximately 380 m high. Iceland's main highway, Route 1 passes through it, leading east....

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Ingólfsfjall

Ingólfsfjall is a 551 metre (1807 feet) tall tuff mountain, named after the country’s first official settler, Ingólfur Arnarson,...

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Ring Road

Iceland has one main ring road: Route 1. This ring road goes all around the island and is 1332 km long (828 miles). The road connects the capital, Rey...

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The Geothermal Energy Exhibition

The Geothermal Energy Exhibition is an interactive museum on Iceland’s volcanic processes at Hellisheiði Power Plant. Located just a twen...

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Hellisheiðarvirkjun

The Hellisheidi Power Station is the largest geothermal powerstation in Iceland and the second-largest in the world. The power station is located by...

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Raufarhólshellir

Raufarhólshellir is the fourth longest lava tube in Iceland at 1,360 metres (4,461 ft). It is also remarkably spacious, between 10 and 30 met...

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Nesjavallavirkjun

Nesjavallavirkjun is a geothermal power station in southwestern Iceland, operated by Orka náttúrunnar (ON Power).  The plant is ...

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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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Selfoss (town)

  Selfoss is a town of about 6,512 people in South Iceland (to the southwest), by the banks of the river Olfusa, one of the largest rivers in th...

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Kristnitökuhraun

Kristnitökuhraun is a lava field to the west of Hellisheiði plateau in southwest Iceland. The lava field formed during an eruption in the ye...

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Eyrarbakki

Eyrarbakki is a fishing village in south Iceland with a population of around 570 people, located at the end of the great Þjórsá&nb...

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Kerið

Kerið is a volcanic crater lake in Grímsnes in south Iceland. It is a popular stop when traveling the Golden Circle. It is believed t...

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Ölfus

  Olfus is a area in Arnessysla county, with its boundaries at Olfusa in the east and the Hellisheidi plateau in the west. The landscape of Ol...

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Þorlákshöfn

  Thorlakshofn is the main town of the Olfus district in South Iceland, located on the South Shore. It has a population of about 1400 people and...

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Arnarker

Arnarker is a 515 m (1,693 ft) long cave in the Leitarhraun lava field, north of the old road leading from Þrengsli towards Selvogur.  A...

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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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Stokkseyri

Stokkseyri is a village of about 445 people in South Iceland, founded on the great Thjorsarhraun lava. In former times Stokkseyri was an important fis...

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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...

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Tours near Hveragerði

Reykjadalur Hot Spring Hiking Tour

Go hiking to the scenic Reykjadalur, or Steam Valley, for bathing in natural hot springs. Choose......

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Golden circle / Тур по золотому кольцу

Этот излюбленный в Исландии туристический маршрут, включает в себя главные достопримечательности......

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Classic Golden Circle day tour | Sightseeing from a Land Cruiser

The Golden Circle tourist route is the most popular tourist route in Iceland. Over this 300 km......

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Horse Riding & Whale Watching Day Tour

Meet the animals of Iceland in two completely different ways with this combo day tour; ride a......

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The Golden Circle Day Tour | With Horse Riding in a Geothermal Area

Roll two essential Icelandic experiences into one, on this incredible day tour; ride one of the......

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2 Hour Horse Riding | Heritage Tour

Get back on the saddle with this picturesque horse riding tour and experience the incredible......

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Sea Trout, Char and Salmon | River Fishing Day Tour

Anglers.is offers a great Day Tour to one of the best sea trout river in Iceland, Varma River.......

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Hot Spring Hike | Including Pickup from Reykjavik

A pleasant hike to the wonderful hot spring area in Reykjadalur valley where you get to......

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

The classical and "must see" Golden Circle tour. Starting with Þingvellir National Park where......

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3 Day Winter Self Drive | Hot Springs and Northern Lights

Book this 3-day self-drive tour to explore Icelandic hot springs, geothermal areas, and the......

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The Golden Circle & Blue Lagoon | Day Tour of the Famous Sites

Discover the pure power of Mother Earth as you explore areas of untouched nature, tectonic shift......

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Personal Golden Circle day tour | Sightseeing in a 4X4 Jeep

The Golden Circle Personal tour will offer you enjoyment of Iceland’s breathtaking natural......

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The Golden Circle & Langjökull Glacier

The Golden Circle is one of Iceland’s most popular tourist attraction. For people travelling to......

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The Golden Circle & Langjökull Glacier | Private Super Jeep Tour

This super jeep tour begins with a visit to Thingvellir, our National Park and the site of the......

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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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1 Full Day Buggy Adventure Tour from Reykjavík

ONE FULL DAY BUGGY ADVENTURE TOUR LEAVE REYKJAVÍK IN YOUR REAR VIEW MIRRORS AND DIVE DEEPER......

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Golden Circle afternoon with Reykjavik whale watching

Come along on a relaxing, easy tour of some of the most famous locations in Iceland! This tour......

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Back in Time

Come along on this exciting tour in a small minibus which will take you back in time. Hveragerði......

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Golden Circle minibus tour | With a visit to Faxi waterfall

Come along with Local Tours in a small mini bus were you can enjoy your tour to the Golden......

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Golden Circle Private Day Tour | With Optional Snowmobiling Adventure

Groups private guided tours in a Luxury Van : Minibus : Super jeep. On the booking page you can......

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Golden Circle | Private tour

This tour begins with a visit to Thingvellir, our National Park and the site of the World’s......

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South Coast - Glaciers, Waterfalls and Black Sand Beaches

This tour will take you to waterfalls, an outlet glacier and black sand beach. We will visit......

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South Coast and Glacier Hike

This tour will take you to waterfalls, an outlet glacier and black sand beach. We will visit......

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Thorsmork Superjeep Day Tour

Explore a valley hidden between three glaciers on this exhilarating super jeep tour to Þórsmörk.......

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Iceland On Your Own | Beautiful South Circle Passport

Enjoy the South Coast of Iceland on your terms by booking the ‘Beautiful South Circle Bus......

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Best of Iceland

This unique tour gives you an insight into the real Icelandic delicacies, in terms of nature,......

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Evening mountain bike and hot springs tour

Ride through the beautiful lava fields of Reykjadalur and bask in the beautiful hot springs near......

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Gourmet Golden Circle Tour

In this unique tour, we have united the nation's culinary traditions with Iceland's beautiful......

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Minibus Tour to the Golden Circle & Kerid Crater Lake

Everyone who makes a trip to Iceland must tread the Golden Circle area to enjoy three great......

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1 Hour Horse Riding Tour | Countryside Charm

Take to the saddle with this fantastic 1-hour horse riding tour through the beautiful Icelandic......

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3 Hours Horse Riding & Hot Springs Tour

Grab the reins with both hands for this incredible 3-hour horse riding tour through the steaming......

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Sea & Horse

The Sea Horse COMBO - Horse Riding with Eldhestar from Hveragerði in the morning and Whale......

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Horse Riding Below the Mountains | Day Tour

Discover the beautiful landscapes of southern Iceland and do so on the back of a horse. Ride......

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Horse Riding & Puffins | Day Tour

Spend the day with Iceland’s most charismatic animals, starting with a horse riding tour in the......

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3-Hour Horse Riding Tour for Experienced Riders

Saddle up and discover the spectacular nature of the Icelandic southwest. Try the special ‘tölt’......

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Horseback Riding & Geothermal Pool | Day Tour

Spend a relaxing day in the countryside where you ride an Icelandic horse through the stunning......

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2-Hour Horse Riding Tour | Elves & Mysteries

Take the reins and ride through the legendary Icelandic countryside on this fantastic horse......

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1 Hour Horse Riding, Lunch & Geothermal Pool | Midwinter Warmth

Discover the beauty of the Icelandic countryside and do so on the back of a horse. Ride around......

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Thorsmork and the South Coast | Super Jeep Day Tour

Explore the valley named after Þór, the Old Norse God of Thunder, with this super jeep tour of......

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