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Deildartunguhver thermal spring

Deildartunguhver highest flow hot spring in Europe !
Deildartunguhver is Europe's most powerful hot spring. It provides 180 l/sec of 100°C hot water.
Most of the water used for central heating in the towns of Borgarnes and Akranes is taken from Deildartunguhver. The hot water pipeline to Akranes is 64 km long, the longest in Iceland and the water is about 78 - 80 degrees when it reaches Akranes. If you take a shower anywhere within a 65 km radius of the spring, you have already bathed in the hot water from this powerful spring!

Deildartunguhver thermal spring
GPS Points N64° 39' 47.058" W21° 24' 40.348"
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  • Stóri Kroppur
  • 311 Borgarnes
  • 435-1570
  • Bæjarsveit
  • 311 Borgarnes
  • 435-1535, 898-9254, 895-6254
Selskógur, Skorradalur Camping ground
  • Indriðastaðir
  • 311 Borgarnes
  • 789-8442


Ólafur Flosason
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  • Breiðabólstaður
  • 320 Reykholt í Borgarfirði
  • 897-9323, 435-1236
Tour Operators
  • Sturlu-Reykjum II
  • 320 Reykholt í Borgarfirði
  • 691-0280, 891-6344
Giljar - Horses & Handcraft
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  • Giljar
  • 320 Reykholt í Borgarfirði
  • 691-8711

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