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.

Services near Hveragerði

All services in 50km radius

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...

View

Hengladalsá

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

View

Hellisheiði

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

View

Ingólfsfjall

Credit: Wikimedia, Creative Commons. Photo by Bromr. Ingólfsfjall is a 551 metre (1807 feet) tall tuff mountain, named after the country&rsquo...

View

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...

View

The Geothermal Energy Exhibition

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

View

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...

View

Raufarhólshellir

Photo from The Lava Tunnel | Raufarholshellir Caving Tour Raufarhólshellir is the fourth longest lava tube in Iceland at 1,360 metres (4,...

View

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...

View

Nesjavallavirkjun

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

View

Nesjavellir

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

View

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...

View

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...

View

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...

View

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...

View

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...

View

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...

View

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...

View

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...

View

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...

View

Tours near Hveragerði

Reykjadalur Hot Spring Hiking Tour

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

View

Golden circle / Тур по золотому кольцу

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

View

Classic Golden Circle Day Tour | Sightseeing from a Land Cruiser

Jump aboard this popular Golden Circle sightseeing tour around Iceland's most popular......

View

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......

View

2-Hour Horse Riding | Heritage Tour

Hop on the saddle with this picturesque horse riding tour and experience the incredible wealth......

View

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

Join the fantastic and world-famous Golden Circle sightseeing tour discovering three major......

View

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......

View

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......

View

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

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

View

1 Full Day Buggy Adventure Tour from Reykjavík

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

View

Golden Circle Express with Reykjavik Whale Watching

Join us on an unforgettable full day combo tour taking you to some of the most popular......

View

Golden Circle Private Day Tour | With Optional Snowmobiling Adventure

See Iceland’s most popular sightseeing route, the Golden Circle, in style as your private guide......

View

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......

View

South Coast and Glacier Hike

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

View

Thorsmork Super Jeep Day Tour

Explore a valley hidden between three glaciers on this exhilarating Super Jeep tour to Þórsmörk.......

View

Golden Circle Minibus Tour | Small Group Guarantee

Jump aboard this essential Icelandic excursion to three of the country’s most iconic and......

View

Sea & Horse

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

View

Horse Riding Below the Mountains | Day Tour

Discover the beautiful landscapes of southern Iceland on the back of an Icelandic horse. Ride......

View

Horse Riding & Puffins | Day Tour

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

View

3-Hour Horse Riding Tour for Experienced Riders

Saddle up and discover the spectacular nature of the Icelandic southwest. This unique day......

View

Horseback Riding & Geothermal Pool | Day Tour

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

View

2-Hour Horse Riding Tour | Elves & Mysteries

Take the reins and ride through the legendary Icelandic countryside. This fantastic horse riding......

View

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

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

View

Personalised Golden Circle & Blue Lagoon Day Tour

Combine the two most classic Icelandic tours around, with this exploration of the Golden Circle......

View

1 Hour Horse Riding Tour | Countryside Charm

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

View

3-Hour Horse Riding & Hot Springs Tour

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

View

Horse Riding in Reykjadalur Valley | Hot Springs Day Tour

Step right up to meet the famously friendly Icelandic horse, take a ride through a geothermal......

View

3 Hours Horse Riding | Meadows & Mountains

Mount an Icelandic horse, and ride through the beautiful scenery of South Iceland. This tour......

View

Horse Riding on a Beautiful Beach | Day Tour

Join this tour for a spectacular horseback ride along one of Iceland's iconic beaches. This......

View

Horse Riding & Whale Watching Day Tour

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

View

Golden Circle Minibus Tour | With a Visit to Faxi Waterfall

Come along on a minibus tour of the most celebrated sights of Iceland on this Golden Circle......

View

Evening Mountain Bike and Hot Springs Tour

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

View

Minibus Tour to the Golden Circle & Kerid Crater Lake

Jump aboard, for this essential sightseeing tour in south Iceland. Everyone who makes a trip......

View

Golden Circle in a Super Jeep | With Kerid Crater Lake

Join this thrilling Golden Circle excursion in a specially modified Super Jeep, with an added......

View

Sea Trout, Char and Salmon | River Fishing Day Tour

Take the bait and come Sea Trout fishing in Varmá River, on this fishing day tour from......

View

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

Explore the land of Ice and Fire on this small-group day tour from Reykjavík. You will hike......

View

Best of Iceland

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

View

Golden Circle in a Super Jeep | With Langjokull Glacier

Jump aboard a modified Super Jeep and see the sights of the Golden Circle in style before......

View

Golden Circle | Private Tour with Faxi Waterfall & Kerid Crater

See Iceland’s most celebrated sightseeing route in style and comfort on this private day tour of......

View

West and South Iceland Day Tour | History, Culture and Nature

Come along on this exciting tour in a small minibus to explore historical, cultural and natural......

View

Golden Circle & Langjokull Glacier | Private Super Jeep Tour

Join this private super jeep excursion of Iceland’s most popular sightseeing route, the Golden......

View

Kingdom of Glaciers and Northern Lights | 5-Day Winter Tour

Embark on a winter adventure in Iceland on this 5-day hiking tour of breathtaking natural......

View

Volcano Hengill & Hot Spring Valley Horseback Riding

Ride a horse through Iceland's volcanic and geothermal landscapes, and bathe in a natural, hot......

View

Thorsmork Valley & Volcano Eyjafjallajokull | Super Jeep Tour

Hop aboard a mighty super jeep for a day tour of South Iceland, visiting the lush valley of......

View

Golden Circle & The Northern Lights | Minibus Tour

Combine two essential Icelandic experiences and hop aboard a minibus to visit the Golden Circle......

View