This town is famous for the hot spring Vígðalaug. It was the site of early
Christian baptisms. Laugarvatn is a popular summer vacation place for Icelanders
and also home of two large schools, which operate as hotels in the summer.
You can rent a boat and head out on the lake or take a short hike up to the
viewpoint of Hringsjá, located between the lake and the Laugarvatnsfjall
Mountain. If you like the outdoors, there are some great camping and hiking
opportunities in the woods north of the lake. Laugarvatn is located west of