Seljavallalaug swimming pool in South Iceland – everything you need to know By Paul Johnson on Oct 13, 2022 in Attractions, Europe, Family Travel, Going Out, Iceland, Leisure Travel, Regions, Speciality Travel, Western Europe
Seljavallalaug swimming pool is one and a half hours east of Reykjavik along the Iceland‘s Route 1 ring road that encircles the country. From there, follow Route 242 to the small car park that is used by visitors to the pool and located just to the south of it. This fairytale location can be found between Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls, which are a 15- and 10-minute drive respectively.
Built in 1923 by a local man in order to teach Icelanders how to swim, Seljavallalaug swimming pool is one the oldest swimming pools in Iceland, but pre-dated by the Secret Lagoon in Flúðir which dates back to 1891.
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