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Laugarvatn, Arnessysla, Iceland is the name of a lake and a small town in the south of Iceland. The lake is smaller than the neighbouring Apavatn which can also be seen in this 360 pano. Laugarvatn lies within The Golden Circle (which also includes Þingvellir, Arnessysla, Iceland, Geysir, Arnessysla, Iceland, Gullfoss Waterfall and the beautiful volcanic crater Kerið), a popular tourist route, and acts as a staging post.

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The town has a population of about 200, and lies predominantly along the west side of the lake. There is a boutique hostel called Héraðsskólinn Hostel at Laugarvatn located in the town. The lake contains geothermal springs under its surface, making it a popular swimming spot with some warm patches along the shoreline year-round and the popular Laugarvatn Fontana Spa is located by the shore of the lake.

Nearby Places

Geysir, Gullfoss, Kerið, Faxi, Skálholt, Þingvellir