Alftanes Tourism

Álftanes is a town and low-lying peninsula which extrudes from the eastern part of Reykjanes, located in Iceland's Capital Region. The municipality of Álftanes was merged into the neighboring municipality of Garðabær in January 2013. Álftanes had a population of 2,484 as of January 2011. The town contains the official residence of the President of Iceland, Bessastaðir.


Is Alftanes in Iceland on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Reykjavik, Iceland. Reykjavik is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Geysir, Kerid, Paradisarhellir Cave. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Reykjavík Airport, Keflavik International Airport. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Alftanes.

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  • Know the pollution level of Alftanes before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 13.25 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 4.87 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 20.83 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 28.21 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 1.92 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 22.08 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 8.54 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 27.92 (Low)
  • How safe is Alftanes for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Alftanes.

    • Burglary and Theft 22.94 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 11.27 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 19.62 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 38.31 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 14.1 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 23.68 (Low)
    • Attacks 13.66 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 37.13 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 91.28 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 76.31 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 16.33 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 12.94 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 31.18 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Alftanes is 188.75 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 77.81 (High)
    • Climate Index 68.81 (High)
    • Pollution Index 15.34 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 20.51 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 97.94 (High)
    • Health Care Index 67.04 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.26 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 91.56 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Alftanes

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.16 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.44 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 46.79 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 136.54 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 108.26 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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