Information about Nesjavellir

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

The Nesjavellir Geothermal Power Station is located a short drive from the Hengill geothermal area and Thingvellir National Park. The power station produces around 120 MW of electrical power and around 1,110 liters of hot water (80-85°C) per second. The power station serves the Greater Reykjavik Area.

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Attractions nearby Nesjavellir

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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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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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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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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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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Þingvallavatn

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

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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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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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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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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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Hveragerði

Hveragerði is a town and municipality in the southwest of Iceland, around 45 km from the capital Reykjavik. Around 2300 people live in Hverag...

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Ingólfsfjall

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

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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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Gljufrasteinn

“Whoever doesn't live in poetry cannot survive here on earth.” These are the words of the late Halldór Kiljan Laxness, a 1955 N...

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Skalafell

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

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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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Þrengsli and Þrengslavegur

Þrengslavegur is a road in Iceland that connects Route 1 to the towns along the southern coastline, whereas Þrengsli is a picturesque...

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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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Tours near Nesjavellir

South Iceland Mountains & Lava Tunnel | Super Jeep Excursion

Witness the wonders of Iceland both above and below the ground on this Super Jeep tour that......

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Geothermal Adventure Private Helicopter Tour

Discover for yourself the hottest tour in Iceland and go helicopter flight-seeing over the......

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Geothermal Adventure Helicopter Tour

Turn up the heat with this incredible geothermal adventure of the skies, where you'll be flying......

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Geothermal Helicopter Tour | Glymur Waterfall & Thingvellir National Park

Join this tour for a flyover of the geothermal wonders which power the nation. This tour is for......

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Helicopter Tour | The Golden Circle & Touchdown on Langjokull

Hop on this tour for spectacular aerial views of some of Iceland’s most famous south coast......

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Golden Circle Extended | Private Day Tour with the Secret Lagoon

See the famed sites of the Golden Circle, and some extra hidden gems, on this private day tour......

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Golden Circle & South Coast | Private Day Tour

Embark on this private day tour aboard a super jeep that encompasses two of the most renowned......

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Private Golden Circle Tour | A Local's Secret Route

See the sites of Iceland’s most celebrated sightseeing route the local way on this guided......

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