Hot Springs In Iceland

Swimming is popular in Iceland both by Icelanders and visitors. For more than 70 years swimming has been included in school curriculums so every Icelander is required by law to learn to swim.

There is a great number of high quality geothermal hot pools. Most of the pools that are not located in geothermal areas are indoors. The number of open air pools is far greater and those can be found all over the country.  They are open year-round, regardless of weather.

Using open air swimming pools in Iceland is a unique experience, particularly when the outside temperatures are a few degrees below zero.

Hot Springs of Iceland

Swimming is popular in Iceland both by Icelanders and visitors. For more than 70 years swimming has been included in school curriculums so every Icelander is required by law to learn to swim. There is a great number of high quality swimming pools in Iceland, mostly due to the wealth of geothermal heat. Most of […]

Visit North Iceland

Visit North Iceland is responsible for marketing and promotion of North Iceland which is a friendly and tranquil area with a population of 36 thousand, including Akureyri, the largest town outside Reykjavík, and a number of historic coastal towns. Most visited attractions are Vatnajökull National Park, where you find Dettifoss, Europe’s most powerful waterfall and […]

Visit Reykjavík

Visit Reykjavík is the marketing office for the greater Reykjavík area, working closely with all the surrounding municipalities in promoting the area as a destination. Visit Reykjavík runs the Official Tourist Information Centre in downtown Reykjavík. Visit Reykjavík promotes the city area through channels such as visitreyjavik.is, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Additionally, Visit Reykjavík offers the […]

DIVE

The Sport Diving School of Iceland was founded in 1997 by Tómas J. Knútsson, whose work set the standard for recreational diving in Iceland. It is thanks to Tómas’s efforts in promoting scuba diving in Iceland that Silfra became such a beloved dive site among the international diving community. Today, Tómas focuses on a subdivision […]