Destination guide

Explore the riverside setting in Hveragerdi

The hot springs, riverfront and northern lights are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Hveragerdi. This scenic and relaxing city entices travelers with its hiking and restaurants. Thingvellir National Park and Skalafell Ski Area are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Hveragerdi

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Hveragerdi a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Skalafell Ski Area (16.4 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Varmarlaug Swimming Pool (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Lagafellslaug (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Urridafoss Waterfall (17.8 mi / 28.6 km)
  • Grafarholt Golf Course (18 mi / 29 km)
  • Arbaejarlaug (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Hveragerdi

Nature lovers will enjoy Hveragerdi for its relaxing hot springs, stunning river views and northern light views. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Hveragerdi is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Thingvellir National Park (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Reykjadalur Valley (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Geothermal park (2.1 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Almannagja (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Alafoss Waterfall (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Ulfarsfell Mountain (17 mi / 27.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Hveragerdi

The nearest airport is in Reykjavik (RKV-Reykjavik Domestic), located 22.8 mi (36.7 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Hveragerði?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 82 vacation rentals near Hveragerði. From 34 Houses to 8 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Hveragerði for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Hveragerði?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Hveragerði. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Hveragerdi Church: 136 vacation rentals
  • Louisiana Art Museum: 136 vacation rentals
  • Thingvellir National Park: 105 vacation rentals
  • Reykjadalur Valley: 150 vacation rentals
  • Skalafell Ski Area: 420 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hveragerði listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Hveragerði?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 34 Houses in Hveragerði. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Hveragerði include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 8 rentals available
  • Villas: 8 rentals available
  • Cabins: 24 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Hveragerði?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 11 vacation rentals with pool available in Hveragerði. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.