Towns in Iceland

21 Oct, 2019

Flúdir, South Iceland

Flúðir is a small village located in the Hrunamannahreppur municipality in the Southern Region, Iceland. It has a population of 394. It is not far from Geysir (the oldest known geyser) and the Gullfoss waterfall. Best restaurants in Flúdir A complete list of cafés, restaurants, and buffets. Best hotels in Flúdir A complete list of […]

grindavik iceland
21 Oct, 2019


Grindavík is a fishing town on the Southern Peninsula of Iceland. It is one of the few cities with a harbour at this coast. Most of the inhabitants work in the fishing industry. The Blue Lagoon, Grindavík’s premiere attraction, is located 5 kilometres (3 mi) from the town centre. A short distance to the north, […]

Gardur lighthouse - Iceland
21 Oct, 2019


Garður is a former municipality and town located in southwestern Iceland, bordered by the Faxaflói Bay on the Southern Peninsula. In 2018 it merged with Sandgerði to create the new municipality of Suðurnesjabær. The town Gardur, which means garden or yard, was named after one of the many earthen walls once erected on the boundaries between local properties. Garður was mentioned in the Book of Settlement […]

19 Oct, 2019


Sandgerðisbær is a former Icelandic municipality located in southwestern Iceland on the Southern Peninsula. In 2018 it merged with Garður to create the new municipality of Suðurnesjabær. Sandgerði began to develop as a fishing village in the second half of the nineteenth century when motorboats took over the rowing boats. The land area of Sandgerðisbær […]

16 Aug, 2019

Hvolsvollur, South Iceland

Hvolsvöllur is a small town in the south of Iceland about 106 km to the east of Reykjavík. Hvolsvöllur, situated in the municipality of Rangárþing eystra, is an excellent location from which to base for exploration of South Iceland. Its central location makes it ideal for day trips in the region and then back for […]