Reykholt Tourism

Nestled in the municipality of  Bláskógabyggð, Reykholt is a small village featuring hot springs and greenhouses in southern Iceland. Reykholt developed in the first half of the 20th century and is a must-stop on the golden circle. Housing about 100 inhabitants, the city has many horticulture farms, grocery stores, campsites, geothermal reservoirs, hot springs, and research centers which make it a hub for recreational activities.

The inhabitants of this city base their livelihood majorly on tourism, horticulture, and small-scale industries. The proximity of prominent tourist attractions like the Golden Waterfalls and Geysir area has made the city a well-known tourist spot. Many holiday houses are being built in the close vicinity of the city, making it a significant spot for travelers.


Essential travel information and Reykholt tips for your visit

  • Timezone: Universal Time Coordinated (UTC+0)
  • Currency: Icelandic krona
  • Electricity: Reykholt uses 2300 Volts, 50 Hz as the power source. Plug sockets are Type C or Type F in the city.
  • Internet: Major cafes and hotels offer Wi-Fi. But, you might want to consider buying any Icelandic SIM card for a pocket-friendly data pack.
  • Languages: Icelandic and English
  • Emergency numbers: 112 is the emergency number for accidents, fire, crime, search, rescue and natural disasters in Iceland.
  • Tipping: It is not compulsory to offer tips, but it is appreciated.

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