Explore the walkable area of Kopavogur—lake views, shopping, and sights from Sundlaugin Versolum Swimming Pool to Natural History Museum of Kopavogur.

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Shopping, Tours and Northern Lights

Where to stay in Kopavogur

Reykjavík South-East
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Reykjavík South-East

Theme Parks, Relaxing, Gardens

Reykjavík South-East is a welcoming neighborhood. The neighborhood has many charming qualities, its friendly people among the more noteworthy.

Árbær
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Árbær

Árbær is a welcoming neighborhood.

Breidholt
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Breidholt

Breidholt is a welcoming neighborhood.

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Top Hotels in Kopavogur

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Icelandic Apartments
4 out of 5
Urdarhvarf 4, Kopavogur
$115/night
Jul 24 - Jul 25
4.6/5Wonderful! (745 reviews)

"Perfect last night in Reykjavik. Very friendly and gracious staff. Gave us a complimentary room upgrade and late checkout when they heard it was our last night in Iceland the perfect way to end our holiday."…"

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2019

Icelandic Apartments
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Blue Mountain Apartments
3 out of 5
Urdarhvarf 2, Kopavogur
$153/night
Jul 29 - Jul 30
4.8/5Exceptional! (710 reviews)

"The best we stayed in Iceland! Everything is neat, new and clean. Extremely convenient with a lot of stuff readily available. Great experience."…"

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2019

Blue Mountain Apartments
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First Hotel Reykjavik Kopavogur
3 out of 5
Hlidasmari 5, Kopavogur
$120/night
Jul 21 - Jul 22
4.4/5Excellent! (146 reviews)

"Clean modern and quiet hotel with ample parking and freindly staff."…"

Reviewed on May 24, 2019

First Hotel Reykjavik Kopavogur

Popular things to do in Kopavogur

Thingvellir National Park
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Thingvellir National Park

See rifts where the earth’s continents are moving apart, visit a lava-strewn lake and learn about the political beginnings of Iceland.

Hallgrimskirkja
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Hallgrimskirkja

With its magnificent tower, this church is one of Reykjavík’s most famous landmarks, dominating the skyline and serving as a useful compass point.

Reykjavik City Hall
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Reykjavik City Hall

The dynamic architectural design and picturesque location of this modern civic building near the Tjörnin lakeside has made it a landmark in downtown Reykjavík.

Perlan
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Perlan

This unusual glass-domed structure combines the practical aspects of the city’s water heating system with spectacular architectural vision.

National Museum of Iceland
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National Museum of Iceland

From Viking feasts and battles to the independence movement of the 20th century, Iceland’s premier museum preserves every detail of the nation’s history. 

Reykjavik Harbour
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Reykjavik Harbour

Start your stay in Reykjavík with a trip to this antique port district, the point of departure for city tours, boat rides and more.

Top activities in Kopavogur

Guided Full-Day Tour of the South Coast
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Guided Full-Day Tour of the South Coast

$84

A wonderland of volcanoes, sprawling glaciers, and black-sand beaches, the south coast is one of Iceland's most breathtaking natural attractions. This tour takes you to the Seljalandsfoss waterfall, Skógafoss Waterfall, Sólheimajökull glacier, and Reynisfjara beach to see all Iceland has to offer.

Full-Day Classic Golden Circle Tour
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Full-Day Classic Golden Circle Tour

$46

Tumbling waterfalls, erupting geysers, and wild landscapes sprawling across 2 separate tectonic plates—there's a reason Iceland's Golden Circle is the country's most iconic tour. Discover the natural wonders of Thingvellir National Park, the Geysir hot springs, and the Gullfoss waterfall during this full-day road trip.

The Golden Circle, Kerid Volcanic Crater & Blue Lagoon Visit
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The Golden Circle, Kerid Volcanic Crater & Blue Lagoon Visit

$141

Visit the two major attractions of Iceland in one fun filled day! The Golden Circle with Thingvellir, Geysir & Gullfoss and the Blue Lagoon plus a visit to the Kerid volcanic crater combined in a great experience.

Full-Day Golden Circle & Langjökull Glacier Snowmobile Tour
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Full-Day Golden Circle & Langjökull Glacier Snowmobile Tour

$250

Treat yourself to an entire day of sightseeing along the Golden Circle—Iceland's scenic byway that covers 190 miles (306 km) of natural wonders. Visit a UNESCO-listed national park and see bubbling hot springs and an erupting geyser, and then embark on an unforgettable snowmobile tour of Langjökull Glacier.

South Coast Waterfalls & Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon Tour
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South Coast Waterfalls & Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon Tour

$141

On the South Coast and Glacier Lagoon Tour you will spend the day experiencing firsthand the invigorating diversity of the Icelandic landscape. From views of Vatnajokull glacier, Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls to the sparkling hunks of ice found on the Diamond Beach at Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon.

Game of Thrones Filming Locations Tour
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Game of Thrones Filming Locations Tour

$108

Imagine all of the armor-clad adventure, fierce family feuds, and north-of-the-Wall drama of the critically acclaimed TV series Game of Thrones on this outing to filming locations throughout Iceland's rugged wilderness.