Attractions

Top Choice Hot Springs in Hveragerði & Around

Geothermal Park

The geothermal park Hverasvæðið, in the centre of town, has mud pots and steaming pools where visitors can dip their feet (but no more). Groups of 15 or more can book ahead for a guided walk to learn about the area’…
Top Choice Gallery in Hveragerði & Around

Listasafn Árnesinga

This airy modern-art gallery puts on superb exhibitions. When it's quiet the staff are more than happy to walk guests around the gallery, offering an insight into the art. It also has a fine cafe serving hot drinks …
Cave in Hveragerði & Around

The Lava Tunnel

Known as Raufarhólshellir, this 11th-century lava tube is 1360m long (Iceland's third largest) and contains wonderful lava columns. Regular one-hour tours run on the hour every hour. The thrilling 'extreme' tour (ad…
Museum in Hveragerði & Around

Hellisheiði Geothermal Power Plant

The sleek shell of Hellisheiði Geothermal Power Plant is one of the few plants that provides 30% of Iceland's electricity. A multimedia exhibition and tour lay out the details of harnessing the earth's hot-water pow…
Museum in Hveragerði & Around

Hveragerði Stone & Geology Exhibition

One of Iceland's largest private collections of stones is owned by the Thor family and you can view their crystals and other geological artefacts in an unlikely location next to the N1 petrol station. Unusual handma…