GPS: 64°39’50.4″N 21°17’28.3″W
This hot spring is located in the west part of Iceland in a place called Reykholt. Reykolt is the former home of Snorri Sturluson one of Icelands most famous poets and writer from the middle ages. He has often been named as the most important person in Icelandic history. Reykholt was at this time one of the intellectual centers of the island and had for many years one of the most important schools of the country. Today the village has 60 inhabitants, a school centre and a church (one modern one and one old one) and a library concentrating on the works of Snorri Sturluson.
The Snorralaug Hot Spring is in a serene a beautifully scenic area of Reykholt, Iceland. The circular spring is encased in a basin of hewn stone. The Snorralaug Hot Springs is oldest known icelandic hot Spring. The history of this spring goes back to the twelfth century and is named after Snorri Sturluson who was an icelandic historian, poet and politcian and lived in this place. He used this hot pool for bathing and from the hot spring there was a tunnel that led into his home. Today the tunnel doors are open and you can see and go into them partly.