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Iceland and the shower etiquette

Written by Alexandra - 18 Oct 2018 2 minute read -

Welcome to Iceland!

We can understand the urge submerge yourself in the rich and beautiful locations of Iceland.

This island is made up of many volcanoes and glaciers which results in some of the most incredible activities to do all year round, in all weather conditions. A favorite activity that is memorable and relaxing for travellers and locals is the geothermal pools,and heated swimming pools. Public pools can be found in almost every city or village in the country. One of the most iconic and must see geothermal pools is Blue Lagoon, next would be Secret Lagoon. However WARNING the wow factor happens to many non natives of Iceland before entering the water.

We shower naked in Iceland! When visiting communal showering area Iceland requires you to bathe yourself properly and without your bathing suit before entering such pools or lagoons. This will mean nudity is not something to be ashamed of but expected. Water, hot and cold, is sacred to Icelanders. It’s one of the greatest natural resources. To share it with others you must be clean.

So strip down and submerge yourself in this beautiful culture Iceland has to offer.

SHOWER INSTRUCTIONS

 

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Here are some great tours we recommend

 

Golden Circle Tour - Day trip from Reykjavik

A grand day tour for all visitors to Iceland. See history and nature collide with the Thingvellir national park, the great Geysir, Gullfoss waterfall & Kerið crater.

kr 7,990 8,5 Hours

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Golden Circle with Secret Lagoon Tour

The quintessential Iceland day tour… With a twist! Join us as we take you to soak in the warm, relaxing waters of a traditional Icelandic hot spring before taking you along one of the most popular tourist routes in Iceland!

kr 12,990 10 Hours

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Small Group Golden Circle and Blue Lagoon Tour with Admission Ticket

See Iceland’s most iconic attractions on the Golden Circle route. Journey from Reykjavík to central Iceland and relax in the Blue Lagoon.

kr 25,990 11 Hours

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South Iceland Coast & Skogafoss Waterfall Tour

The most dramatic scenery Iceland has to offer will unfold in front of you as you travel along Iceland's southern coast to the town of Vik and back again.

kr 10,990 10 Hours

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