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Olafsvellir

Is Olafsvellir missing from your travel bucket list? Hardly surprising! It's off the beaten path, but still worth going to.

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Olafsvellir Vacation Packages

Olafsvellir is approximately 40 miles from the major city of Reykjavik.

Also, remember that Kjarnholt is home to Gullfoss Waterfall. Kjarnholt is only 20 miles northeast of Olafsvellir.

Go on a day trip to Blaskogabyggd, a nearby destination only 19 miles to the north of Olafsvellir. While you're there, visit Geysir Hot Springs.

Grab your hat and head 40 miles west to Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach. It's a scenic destination to take it easy.

Outdoorsy types will delight in the beautiful natural attractions of South Iceland. Hjalparfoss is 20 miles from Olafsvellir, while Strokkur is only 20 miles away.

Wouldn't you like a winter wonderland? The powdery slopes of Skalafell Ski Area are merely 30 miles away from the city.

Urridafoss Waterfall and Kerid Crater are wonderful sights in Kiðjaberg, a locality 7 miles away. You could also stop by Skalholt Cathedral and Þingvellir National Park in Laugaras. This destination sits 7 miles from Olafsvellir.

Travel 20 miles west from Olafsvellir to get to Hveragerdi. There's so much to see and do there, such as Listasafn Árnesinga, LA Art Museum and Geothermal park. And if there's still time, some other great places are Hveragerdi Church and Raufarhólshellir.

Trying popular food and drink is a great way to to acquaint yourself with a region's culture and traditions.

Lamb and root vegetables are a couple of local ingredients that you'll have many opportunities to try.

Saltfiskur (dried and salted fish) and harofiskur (jerky type fish) are popular meal choices for vacationers and local diners alike.

Those who always seem to find some space for dessert might like to try mondlukaka (almond cake).

If you're planning to visit on the 17th of June, you should get ready to party. Each year on this day, the entire country comes together and celebrates Independence Day.

Every vacation must eventually come to an end. However, the memories you make in this gorgeous region will last a lifetime.

Once you're ready to catch your flight, keep in mind that the handiest airport is approximately 60 miles to the west.

Accommodation in Olafsvellir

Securing the perfect room is an important first step of any vacation. Short and long stay options in and around Olafsvellir are limited, so search Expedia's up-to-date Olafsvellir lodging page now for the latest listings and deals.

The following Olafsvellir accommodation options are worth looking into, the Fosshotel Hekla and Solheimar Eco-Village Guesthouse


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Fosshotel Hekla £100
Fosshotel Hekla

Fosshotel Hekla

Brjansstadir, Selfoss
     
    4.2
    of 5, from 76 reviews
    3.0 out of 5.0

    Situated in a rural location, this hotel is 10.8 mi (17.5 km) from Skalholt Cathedral and 11.1 mi (17.9 km) from Urridafoss Waterfall. Selfoss Church and Hjalparfoss are also within 25 miles (40 km).

    South Central Motel Apartments £92
    South Central Motel Apartments

    South Central Motel Apartments

    Brautarholt, Selfoss
       
      3.0 out of 5.0

      Situated in Olafsvellir, this apartment is in the same region as Skalholt Cathedral, Urridafoss Waterfall and Kerid Crater.

      Vorsabær 1 £104
      Vorsabær 1

      Vorsabær 1

      Vorsabær 1, Selfoss
         
        3.0 out of 5.0

        Situated in a rural location, this apartment is in the same area as Skalholt Cathedral. Regional attractions also include Urridafoss Waterfall and Kerid Crater.

        South Central Country Apartment £86
        South Central Country Apartment

        South Central Country Apartment

        Blesastaðir 3, Selfoss
           
          3.0 out of 5.0

          Situated in Olafsvellir, this apartment is in the same region as Skalholt Cathedral, Urridafoss Waterfall and Kerid Crater.

          Frost and Fire £121
          Frost and Fire

          Frost and Fire

          Hverhamar, Hveragerdi
             
            4.6
            of 5, from 306 reviews
            3.5 out of 5.0

            Situated on the riverfront, this guesthouse is within a 10-minute walk of Hveragerdi Church and Geothermal park. LA Art Museum and Reykjadalur Valley are also within 2 miles (3 km).

            Stracta Hótel Hella £69
            Stracta Hótel Hella

            Stracta Hótel Hella

            Rangárflatir 4, Hella
               
              4.3
              of 5, from 386 reviews
              3.5 out of 5.0

              Situated on the riverwalk, this hotel is 3.8 mi (6.2 km) from Hella Golf Course and 8 mi (12.8 km) from Saga Centre. Seljalandsfoss is 21.1 mi (33.9 km) away.

              Minniborgir Cottages £80
              Minniborgir Cottages

              Minniborgir Cottages

              Minni-Borg, Selfoss
                 
                4.5
                of 5, from 109 reviews
                3.0 out of 5.0

                Situated in a rural location, this apartment is 5 mi (8.1 km) from Kerid Crater and 9.9 mi (15.9 km) from Skalholt Cathedral. Selfoss Church and LA Art Museum are also within 20 miles (32 km).

                Hotel Eldhestar £90
                Hotel Eldhestar

                Hotel Eldhestar

                Völlum, Hveragerdi
                   
                  4.5
                  of 5, from 81 reviews
                  3.0 out of 5.0

                  Situated in Hveragerdi, this hotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of LA Art Museum, Geothermal park and Hveragerdi Church. Reykjadalur Valley is 3 mi (4.9 km) away.

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