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Reykjavík – Fossvogsdalur

Location

Fossvogur and Fossvogsdalur are a popular outdoor and recreational area on the “border” of Reykjavík, Iceland and Kópavogur. The valley is 2,5 km and a large area was used for agriculture until 1975. There is a popular walking/cycling path running through the valley which connects to Öskjuhlíð, Perlan and the beach at Nauthólsvík on one side, and Elliðaár valley and Heiðmörk on the other side.

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The valley is home to various sports clubs such as Víkingur and Knattspyrnudeild Breiðabliks and there is also a popular frisbee golf course in the valley.

This panorama is also part of our Reykjavík VR tour that can be seen here