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Laugardalur

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Enjoy Reykjavík's central green space

Laugardalur, or "Hot Springs Valley", is a recreational area in Reykjavik, just a few kilometres east of the city centre in the quiet, family-centric 104 postal code. This area was the city’s main source of geothermally-heated water until the 1930’s and served as a large public laundry centre in the old days before waterworks were established.

Today Laugardalur is still a great place to wash up, as it contains Reykjavik’s largest swimming facility, Laugardalslaug, with an expansive outdoor thermal pool (popular even in winter) with a spiraling water slide, kiddie pool, hot tubs and steam bath.

This area is a popular hub for families as it also contains a large sporting complex surrounded by a green, tree-lined park with numerous paths for walkers and joggers, a lovely botanical garden and the Reykjavík Family Park & Zoo, where visitors can pet Icelandic farm animals and see some of Iceland’s wildlife, like seals and foxes.

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Tours including Laugardalur

You could experience Laugardalur through any one of these tours below.

4 days / 3 nights

23 Dec

Christmas in Reykjavik

140375ISK

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7 days / 6 nights

14 May - 14 Sep

Adventures and Activities in Reykjavik

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