Hafnarfjordur is a popular place to head to while you are in Reykjavik as many of the city’s star attractions are close. Two attractions that should be on every visitor’s to-do list is the fabulous Hafnarfjordur Free Church and the ever-popular Elf Garden. And don’t miss the Ishestar Riding Tours and Sudurbaejarlaug.
There are many unique cultural highlights in and around Hafnarfjordur. Find the treasures kept in some of the galleries and collections such as the Natural History Museum of Kopavogur in Kopavogur. There are some excellent galleries to enjoy nearby including the Kopavogur Art Museum. Experience established and up-and-coming artists strut their stuff at the Salurinn Kopavogur Concert Hall in Kopavogur.
Hit the streets to discover the attractions Reykjavik has to offer. Take the time to visit sacred places such as Kopavogur Church in Kopavogur. Breathe in the atmosphere and get a deeper understanding of the role religion in Hafnarfjordur.
There's no reason to neglect your swing while you are here. Visit the Kopavogur and Gardabaer Golf Club and the Oddur Golf Club to enjoy challenging fairways and fast greens.
For some retail therapy, explore Smaralind.
Those with a love of soccer will feel right at home at Laugardalsvollur, the home of local favorites the Iceland national football team and the Iceland women's national football team. Relive the match’s highlights over a few drinks with local fans after the final whistle blows in a nearby pub.
Finding somewhere comfortable to rest your head close to the Hafnarfjordur area is a breeze. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, check out the Hotel Viking, the Hotel Hafnarfjordur, and the popular Hotel Smari, Kopavogur.