in Sveitarfélagið Ölfus of South, Iceland

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
63.856 and -21.383 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 63° 51' 21" and W -21° 23' 0"
Currency and Currency Code:
Krona - ISK
Spoken languages:
Icelandic, English, German, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 05:31 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Atlantic/Reykjavik
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
8:52 am and 6:25 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-46.900 and 168.129 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Halfmoon Bay
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Touring Thorlakshofn

Thorlakshofn in Sveitarfélagið Ölfus (South) with it's 1,489 residents is a town located in Iceland about 25 mi (or 40 km) south-east of Reykjavik, the country's capital place.

Time in Thorlakshofn is now 05:31 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Atlantic / Reykjavik with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Thorlakshofn, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Iceland is Reykjavik Airport in a distance of 25 mi (or 41 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Þingvellir National Park in a distance of 30 mi (or 49 km), North-East.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Selfoss, Reykjavik, Borgarnes, Keflavik and Saudarkrokur. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: -1°C / 31 °F

Morning Temperature -1°C / 30 °F
Evening Temperature 0°C / 33 °F
Night Temperature -0°C / 32 °F
Chance of rainfall 4%
Air Humidity 74%
Air Pressure 1001 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 13 km/h (8 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 53% of sky
General Conditions Snow

Monday, 24th of February 2020

-0°C (31 °F)
-4°C (25 °F)
Snow, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 25th of February 2020

-5°C (24 °F)
-8°C (18 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Wednesday, 26th of February 2020

-8°C (18 °F)
-7°C (19 °F)
Snow, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Iceland Trip: Day 7

Published: September 08, 2008
Length: 08:18 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Dominic Smith

8 August 2008 From Skaftafell to Þorlákshöfn via lots of waterfalls.

Stóra-Mörk III

Published: March 03, 2010
Length: 03:51 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Countryholidays

Stóra-Mörk III by Eyjafjöll.

Landscape and bird watching

Published: May 14, 2018
Length: 26:28 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Cora ́s House & Horses

Cora and Arnar went to check out their fields in the swamp, the bird life was incredible.

Winterwonderland in Ölfus

Published: February 09, 2018
Length: 02:46 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Cora ́s House & Horses

09.02.18 Riding trip in Ölfus made from Bjarnastaðir the location of Cora's House and Horses.

Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach near Vik, Iceland

Published: January 25, 2018
Length: 04:58 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Yoel New York

The beautiful Black Beach near Vik, Iceland is absolutely breathtaking. If you love watching my videos then Support me on Patreon: ...

Surfing Thorli Point, Iceland

Published: March 09, 2018
Length: 34:30 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Gabriel Ghigi

Check out my gear on Kit: People surfing at Thorli pointbreak in Iceland. Amazing waves peeling on the reef and only a handful of ...

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Þorlákshöfn is a town on the southern coast of Iceland in the Municipality of Ölfus. The town name is named after Þorlákur Helgi who was bishop at Skálholt. Its main importance is as a port as it has the only viable harbour on Iceland's southern coastline between Grindavík in the west and Höfn in the east, and it serves as the departure point for ferries to the Vestmannaeyjar archipelago. Services include a restaurant, golf course, motocross field, sport complex and swimming pool.

Located at 63.85, -21.3667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
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Populated places in Iceland

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Thorlakshofn.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Thorlakshofn, Þorlákshafnar, Þorlákshöfn