Hveragerði is a town and municipality in the south of Iceland located 45 km to the east of Reykjavík on Iceland’s main ringroad, Route 1. This 360 panorama is shot during the town festival Blómstrandi dagar í Hveragerði. A vast number of people pass through or by Hveragerði in south Iceland each year. Located between Reykjavík, Iceland and Selfoss, Iceland, Hveragerði may be seen from the vantage point of the mountain slope, as it spreads out across a 5,000 year-old lava field.
Troughout the year, pillars of steam from the numerous hot springs in the town may be seen rising up out of the ground. During summer the town is truly a green community, abounding in trees. There are walking and riding trails from the town into Ölfusdalur valley, the Hengill area and all the way to Nesjavellir Geothermal Power Station and the national park Þingvellir, Arnessysla, Iceland. On the route you will find warm natural pools and rivers for bathing in the Hot River, Reykjadalur, Iceland. To South Iceland Tourist Information Center provides information about hiking trails, various activities, museums, exhibitions, culture, art, accommodation, services and guided tours of Hveragerði and its surroundings. See more travel information at https://www.south.is/