Garðabær is a rapidly/quickly growing municipality in the Greater Reykjavík area of Iceland. It is the 6th largest town in Iceland and gained municipal rights in 1976.
In Garðabær farming used to be the main occupation along with some fishing.
Since Iceland was first settled in the 9th century the site of Garðabær has been inhabited. There are many nature reserves surrounding Garðabær and the scenery from various sites in Garðabær is phenomenal.