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Árnes hostel is close to some of the most popular attractions in the South of Iceland such as Þjórsárdalur, Landmannalaugar, Gullfoss and Geysir.

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Welcome to our hostel

Árnes hostel is conveniently located close to all major tourist attractions in the South of Iceland, a peaceful place in a beautiful nature approximately 90 km from Reykjavík. Next door to the hostel you will find a swimming pool with a hot tub and hiking trails in the area around the hostel. About 30 km drive from Árnes is Þjórsárdalur, the Valley of the river Þjórsá, through which three other rivers flow as well, a landscape of sharp contrasts such as flourishing birch woods, sandy lava fields, rivers and waterfalls. Gjáin is a stunning ravine with lush vegetation, numerous springs, bizarre rock formations and a pictureseque little waterfall, Gjárfoss. Other remarkable waterfalls in the valley are Hjálparfoss and Háifoss. Landmannalaugar is a popular place to visit.

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