Welcome to Reykjavik Reykjavik in the winter Sun voyage by the Reykjavik Harbour

Reykjavik Travel Guide

Reykjavík is one of the smallest capital cities in Europe, but also one of the most exciting ones.

Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland, is a young-at-heart city with a long history, encircled by mountains and sea, located just minutes away from a magnificent unspoilt landscape, thrown up and shaped by the energy of the earth. Reykjavik is the gateway to Iceland, and nearly all tourists begin their Iceland adventures here.


History of Reykjavik

Historical and culturally Reykjavik is rooted in the great Sagas and its unique location. Influenced from the old Vikings to the architects and innovators of contemporary culture, many different groups of people have left their mark of the Capital Reykjavik.


Nature Reykjavik

The proximity natural wonders like the pristine air or pure drinking water, perhaps are the reason for the Icelandic`s being considered as the friendliest nation in the world.  The unending daylight of summertime or the spectacular Northern Lights during the winter combined with the glaciers and volcanoes. Whatever it is, one thing’s for sure, once you’ve been introduced, it’s hard to let go or say goodbye.

Art & Culture

Reykjavík is an ideal place to visit for those with interest in art and culture. Via museums and galleries in Reykjavik, you can explore a lot about Iceland history, nature, art and talented local performers. Through the history, traditions and the new waves, Reykjavik impresses with many events and festivals all year around.

Activities in Reykjavik

Reykjavík has become a popular alternative travel destination for all seasons, offering a myriad of adventures and a paradise of possibilities for all. 

Visit one of the many thermal swimming pools or spas. Whether you go for a swim, take a healing soak in a hot tub, or indulge in a thermal steam bath, you will leave feeling relaxed and re-energised. Going to the pool is also very much a way of life for Reykjavík’s residents and thus an ideal way to meet. 

Nowhere in the World can offer a horse ride in the beautiful nature scenery surroundings or whale safari, except Reykjavik. Reykjavik offers tremendous sports facilities and cosy parks for relaxation.

Culinary Reykjavik

Discover a thriving culinary scene with many outstanding restaurants. Lately, Reykjavik became a city with an exciting nightlife offering clubs, cafes and bars. 

Public Transportation

The public transport network in Reykjavík is called Strætó. Reykjavík has an excellent bus system with regular services to and from all the city’s major towns and attractions. Well-maintained footpaths and cycling routes, threading through some of the city's numerous parks and nature reserves, so visitors to Reykjavík won't have to go far to make a quick break from city life and explore the wilds of Reykjavík.

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What to Do in Different Seasons

Northern Lights in Reykjavik

Northern Lights in Reykjavik

The Northern Lights are a good reason to visit Iceland besides all the other spectacular attractions you find on Iceland.

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Midnight Sun in Reykjavik

Midnight Sun in Reykjavik

From early May to end of August you will be speechless about the amazing and beautiful Midnight Sun in Iceland.

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Whale Watching in Reykjavik

Whale Watching in Reykjavik

Whale watching offers the possibility of observing these magnificent mammals in nature and to meet them at close range.

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Transport in Reykjavik

Public Transportation in Reykjavik

Public Transportation in Reykjavik

The public transportation system in Reykjavík is called Strætó. You will find Reykjavik's central bus station Hlemmurs located on the main shopping street Laugarvegur.

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To and from Reykjavik Int. Airport

To and from Reykjavik Int. Airport

Reykjavik Int. Airport at Keflavik is located 48 km from Reykjavik main centre.

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Biking in Reykjavik

Biking in Reykjavik

An enjoyable way to discover the Reykjavik area together with your family and in the same time healthy.

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