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

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Hellisheiði

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Ring Road

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Hellisheiðavirkjun

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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Nesjavellir

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Selfoss (town)

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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

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Kerið

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Ölfus

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Þorlákshöfn

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Golden Circle

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Stokkseyri

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Hengill

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Þingvallavatn

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Þríhnúkagígur

The crater Thrihnukagigur, east of the Blue Mountains in Southwest Iceland offers the unique experience of exploring the inside of a volcano. Through...

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Stóri-Bolli

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Hafravatn

Hafravatn is a small and charming lake just outside the capital limits, with the town Mosfellsbaer on its northern side.  The lake is located 76...

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Gljufrasteinn

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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

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Classic Golden Circle day tour | Sightseeing from a Land Cruiser

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Horse Riding & Whale Watching Day Tour

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

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2 Hour Horse Riding | Heritage Tour

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Sea Trout, Char and Salmon | River Fishing Day Tour

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Hot Spring Hike | Including Pickup from Reykjavik

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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

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

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

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The Golden Circle & Langjökull Glacier

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The Golden Circle & Langjökull Glacier | Private Super Jeep Tour

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Golden Circle & Blue Lagoon in same day

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1 Full Day Buggy Adventure Tour from Reykjavík

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Golden Circle afternoon with Reykjavik whale watching

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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

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Golden Circle Private Day Tour | With Optional Snowmobiling Adventure

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Golden Circle | Private tour

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South Coast - Glaciers, Waterfalls and Black Sand Beaches

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Thorsmork Superjeep Day Tour

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Iceland On Your Own | Beautiful South Circle Passport

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Best of Iceland

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Evening mountain bike and hot springs tour

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Secret Lagoon Natural Hot Spring | Bus Transfer

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Golden Circle Minibus Tour | With Visit To The Earthquake Exhibition

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Gourmet Golden Circle Tour

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Minibus Tour to the Golden Circle & Kerid Crater Lake

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