Selfoss

A little guide for a great time in Selfoss

Things to do in Selfoss

27.07.2022
UNDRA

With around 7,000 inhabitants, Selfoss is the largest city in southern Iceland. It is located between Hveragerði and Hella.

Coming from the west, the bridge over the Ölfusá river is characteristic. From Reykjavík, it is a 50 km drive to Selfoss, which is located right at the ringroad, road 1. From here, it takes 30 km to the Golden Circle and 70km to the south coast of Iceland.

Selfoss is a very good location to reach the best sightseeing spots in the south of the country!

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The top sights of South Iceland within easy reach of Selfoss:

  • The Golden Circle
  • The Black Sand Beach (“Reynisfjara”) and Vík (“Vík í Mýrdal”) – The warmest place in Iceland
  • Skógafoss & Seljalandsfoss waterfalls in southern Iceland on the ring road
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In addition to its proximity to the top sights of the south, Selfoss itself has some exciting activities and beautiful locations that should not be missed when visiting:

  1. Some top restaurants and cafés in Selfoss:
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3. Selfoss Swimming Pool

Iceland people love to swim and bathe – it is for this reason that a geothermally heated swimming pool can be found in almost every town in the country. The bath in Selfoss is not far from the center and can be reached on foot. There is an outdoor pool, a children’s pool, a sauna, and fitness area including whirlpools to discover.

 

… You know more attractions in Selfoss that should not be missing in this overview? – Then please send us an email to info@undra.net. We are happy to include more ideas for an unforgettable stay in Selfoss!

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