Grindavík Destination Guide
Explore Grindavík in Iceland.
Grindavík in the region of Southern Peninsula with it's 2,539 inhabitants is located in Iceland - some 26 mi (or 42 km) South-West of Reykjavík, the country's capital city.
Time in Grindavík is now 09:02 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Atlantic / Reykjavik" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Sauðárkrókur, Ytri-Njardvik, Vogar, Selfoss, Reykjavík or Borgarnes. Since you are here already, consider visiting Torkotlustadir, Hraun and Grindavík. We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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The Blue Lagoon Iceland
Video of the Blue Lagoon in Iceland in February 2004. The Blue Lagoon is a geothermal spa located in Grindavik, about 40 minutes southwest of Reykjavik. The water is naturally heated from the lava fie...
Iceland / IJsland 2011
Trip to Iceland, June 2011. Een veelgestelde vraag is de reisorganisaties die (pakket)reizen aanbieden naar IJsland. Hieronder een (niet complete) lijst. Uit eigen ervaring kan ik zeggen dat alle door...
The village of Grindavík is one of Iceland's special surprises for tourists. While best known for its world famous Blue Lagoon, Grindavík also offers visitors a variety of opportunities promises vis...
Volcano Tours Iceland
Www.volcanotours.is Volcano tours offers guided driving- and hiking tours to volcano craters, lava tunnels and geothermal fields. Day tours to the famous volcano Hekla, also day tour to the outback an...
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Interesting facts about this location
Grindavík is a fishing town at the peninsula of Reykjanes at the south-western coast of Iceland. It is one of the few cities with a harbour at this coast. Most of the 2,800 inhabitants work in the fishing industry. The Blue Lagoon, Grindavík's premiere attraction, is located 3 miles from the town centre.
Located at 63.84, -22.43 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Blue Lagoon (geothermal spa)
The Blue Lagoon geothermal spa is one of the most visited attractions in Iceland. The steamy waters are part of a lava formation. The spa is located in a lava field in Grindavík on the Reykjanes Peninsula, southwestern Iceland. Bláa lónið is situated approximately 13 km (8 miles) from the Keflavík International Airport and 39 km (24 miles) from the capital city of Reykjavík. That is roughly a 20 minute drive from the airport and a 40 minute drive from Reykjavík.
Located at 63.84, -22.43 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Reykjanes or Reykjanesskagi is a peninsula and a volcanic system situated at the south-western end of Iceland, near the capital of Reykjavík. The peninsula is marked by active volcanism under its surface, and large lava fields, allowing little vegetation. There are numerous hot springs and sulphur springs in the southern half of the peninsula, around the Kleifarvatn lake and the Krýsuvík geothermal area. There is also a geothermal power station at Svartsengi.
Located at 63.84, -22.43 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Keflavík International Airport
Keflavík International Airport, also known as Reykjavík-Keflavík Airport, is the largest airport in Iceland and the country’s main hub for international transportation. It is situated 1.7 NM west of Keflavík and 50 km south-west of Reykjavík. The airport has two runways and the airport area is about 25 km . Most international journeys to or from Iceland pass through this airport. The main carriers at Keflavík are Icelandair and WOW air, who make the airport their main hub.
Located at 63.84, -22.43 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Reykjanesbær is a municipality on the Reykjanes peninsula in Iceland. It is made up of the towns Keflavík, Njarðvík, the village of Hafnir and, since 2006, Ásbrú. The municipality was created in 1995 when the inhabitants of the three towns voted to merge them into one. Reykjanesbær is the fifth largest municipality in Iceland and has a population of almost 14,000 (January 2011).
Located at 63.84, -22.43 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
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