The Ultimate Guide to Icelandic Swim/Bathing Culture | All Things Iceland

Even though Iceland is known for its swim culture around the world, the tradition of gathering at communal swimming pools is fairly recent in the country’s history. In addition to sharing the Dos and Don’ts at an Icelandic swimming pool, I also share some fascinating history about how the swim/bathing culture came to be in Iceland.

The Icelandic Bathing Culture Exhibit is located at the Icelandic Design Museum (Hönnunarsafn). There is a cost to enter the exhibit and the link is below to see the description:…


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