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Golden Circle & Fontana Spa: explore Iceland's natural wonders and relax in geothermal bliss.

Experience the classic Golden Circle landmarks before heading to the healing Fontana Wellness facilities! The Golden Circle encompasses the must-see sights of Thingvellir National Park, the golden Gullfoss waterfall, and the bubbling geothermal region of Geysir. Cap off your sightseeing day with a healing visit to Fontana Wellness.

Combine a day of sightseeing with a refreshing soak at the Fontana Wellness hot springs. Departing from Reykjavík, guests will visit Þingvellir National Park, known for its exceptional beauty, geological significance, and historical relevance. The tour also visits Gullfoss, Iceland’s most famous waterfall, where two tiers of water crash and tumble metres below. Rounding out the Golden Circle, the tour stops at the geothermal region of Geysir, a powerful reminder that Iceland is very much alive, with steam and water erupting meters into the air from the Strokkur geyser every few minutes. This is where the word geyser comes from!  

After some exceptional sightseeing, you will be taken to Fontana Wellness. The original sauna was built in the 1920s and was little more than a shack with two compartments, built above the hot spring that bubbles and gurgles below the ground. Today, a modern complex welcomes you to relax with various hot tubs and steam baths heated by powerful Icelandic hot springs.

Upon arriving at Fontana, you will take a short walk with a guide to a nearby natural hot spring used as a local natural bakery for the village. You will learn the method of baking a loaf of bread in a hot spring and watch while they dig up a typical Icelandic rye bread that has been slowly baked underground. Before dipping into the Fontana hot tubs and enjoying the natural steam baths, you will be offered a taste of the delicious, freshly baked rye bread.

At Fontana, you can purchase drinks while relaxing in the healing hot springs and enjoying the spectacular view.  

Availability
All year
Difficulty
Easy
Duration
9 hours
Minimum age
1
Meeting Point
BSÍ Bus Terminal - City center

TourID: SRE74

Activity provider: Reykjavik Excursions by Icelandia

Meeting point

BSÍ Bus Terminal - City center

The meeting point is the location from where the tour begins.

Need to know

Remember to bring a swimsuit and a towel. Swimsuits and towels can be rented on the spot. Pick-up is up to 30 minutes before departure.

From €100/person
  • Flexible Cancellation
  • No Booking Fees

Tour itinerary

The Golden Circle & Fontana Wellness

What’s included and what to bring on this tour

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Included

  • Bus fare
  • Guided tour
  • A taste of rye bread at Fontana Wellness with smoked trout
  • Admission to the Fontana Wellness

Not included

  • Swimsuit and towels

Tour highlights

Geysir
Gullfoss Waterfall
Þingvellir National Park
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