Hveragerði is a town in South Iceland.


Hveragerði From Afar

Hveragerði is uniquely located in a geothermally active area. Even its name is derived from an Icelandic word for hot spring - hver. The hot springs are the main tourist attraction and they also provide heat for local famous greenhouses which are used mainly for flower production.

The tourist information office is placed in the shopping center Sunnumörk, Sunnumörk 2-4, Hveragerði with business hours 8:30-17:00 on weekdays, 9:00-14:00 on Saturdays and 9:00-13:00 on Sundays between June 1st and August 31st. In low season it is open on weekdays 8:30-16:00 and Saturdays 9:00-13:00 with Sundays being closed.

Get in

Hveragerðiis located 45 km from Reykjavik and can be easily reached by car along the Route 1.

Bus number 51 from Reykjavik is an alternative. It leaves from Mjodd bus station and the line schedule can be found here: .

Get around

In Hveragerði everything can be reached on foot.




Outdoor kitchen in the restaurant Kjöt & Kúnst ready for cooking using natural steam


The Internet access is available in the tourist information office.

Go next

Routes through Hveragerði

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