The home of the Hidden people
Get off the beaten track and visit Hafnarfjörður. Hafnarfjörður is a Harbour Village that is perfect for exploring on foot, with free museums, curious little jewellers, cafés, boutiques and galleries.
Enjoy the cosy hangouts and the family-run restaurants that serve various tasty dishes. Take a stroll along the beautiful harbour. For history enthusiasts, visit the Hafnarfjörður Museum for a journey through the town's rich heritage, and enjoy contemporary art at Hafnarborg Art Museum. See the fascinating view at Hamarinn cliff. Have a round of golf at Keilir golf course, surrounded by lava and views of Snæfellsjökull glacier. Take the children to Víðistaðatún playground and spot elves in Hellisgerði Lava Garden. Last but not least, have a soak in one of the three fantastic thermal pools there are to choose from.
You can take bus number 1 from downtown Reykjavík for 20 minutes to Hafnarfjörður