pool Seljavallalaug is situated in a short and a narrow valley near
the farm Seljavellir at the foot of the Eyjafjoll Mountains in
Southern Iceland. The local Youth Club built the old and unique pool,
where a still older and smaller one stood before. One of its long
sides is the sheer mountainside, where natural hot water trickles into
In 1987, the
family of Seljavellir build a new and a modern swimming pool just west
of the Laugar Stream and keep it open for visitors during summer (June
1 – September 1; 11,00 to 23,00).
About ten years later, the
old pool was renovated and is still being used by those who make the
effort to walk up there.
Pic.: The old pool.