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About Reykjavik

The capital of Iceland and the north most capital city in the world Reykjavik attracts travels from all over the globe. Urban living meets natural beauty in this stunning Icelandic city. Reykjavik has no shortage of activities from whale watching to the Northern Lights, the city is offering a unique experience hard to find anywhere else. Nestled on the edge of the North Atlantic Ocean, Reykjavik is a captivating blend of stunning landscapes, innovative design, and rich history. With colourful streets, a thriving art scene, and natural wonders this capital city is a hotspot for traveller's of all kinds.

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The primary getaway destination on our Icelandic tours there is so for you to explore. Walk around the city and take in the rainbow streets and cute shopping opportunities. Visit the Hallgrimskirkja Church towering over the city at 244-feet tall, go on a whale watching excursion and see the largest mammals in the world in their natural habitat. Of course, what trip to Iceland would be complete without trying to get a glimpse of the Northern Lights, take a boat out into the sea to reduce light pollution and better your chances of seeing this natural phenomenon.

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What is there to do in Reykjavik Iceland - what to expect

When visiting Reykjavik, expect to be immersed in a city that seamlessly blends modernity with Iceland's rich cultural heritage. Wander through the charming streets adorned with colourful houses, vibrant street art, and an eclectic mix of shops and cafes. Marvel at iconic landmarks such as the striking Hallgrímskirkja church and the futuristic Harpa Concert Hall. Indulge in the city's thriving culinary scene, with a focus on fresh seafood and innovative Nordic cuisine. With endless opportunities for outdoor adventures and unforgettable experiences amidst Iceland's stunning landscapes Reykjavik is a city not to be missed.

Iceland Reykjavik - what to do

a whale tail sticking out of the ocean
Whale watching

Go whale watching

Iceland’s waters are home to a plethora of marine life, one of the most interesting of these creatures being whales. Why not take this opportunity to board a whale watching boat and see these giant animals in the flesh. Watch as they splash about in their natural habitat happy and free Keep your camera close by and get some snaps of these stunning creatures, a memory you will keep forever.

The Perlan lit up for new years eve
The Perlan

Visit the Perlan

The Perlan museum is a huge nature interactive museum and one of Reykjavik’s top landmarks. The museum consists of many interactive exhibits such as an indoor ice cave, a huge cliff full of birdlife, a planetarium dome that projects the Northern Lights amongst other exhibitions. Learn all about native Icelandic nature with exhibits to suit all ages. Complete with a restaurant, bar, café and ice cream parlour once you have finished looking around can sit down and relax with some delicious food before heading to the observatory for a 360 view of Reykjavik.

a street in Iceland with a bright red house in the centre
The painted buldings

Take a stroll down Laugavegur

Reykjavik’s most eclectic street, Laugavegur is a street is full of art, restaurants, bars and shops. The pained buildings and treasure trove style trinket shops give the area an air of coolness. Take a stroll down the street with your camera close at hand to take snap shots of the various murals you’ll pass by. After you’ve spent some time browsing the various kitschy shops that line the streets take a load off at a local bar for a refreshing drink and a little people watching.

Frequently asked questionsFrequently Asked Questions

Is Reykjavik walkable?

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Yes, Reykjavik is very walkable, in fact the best way to explore Reykjavik is on foot. The centre of the city is very easy to walk around with smooth streets and hardly any inclines, plus there is so much beautiful street art, shops and cafes that you can find on foot. However, if you do wish to use transport Reykjavik has a great transportation system with regular buses.

How many days should you spend in Reykjavik?

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When is the best time to visit Reykjavik?

There really is no bad time to visit Reykjavik. Winter is best for snow, little crowds and Christmas celebrations. Spring is when wildlife watching, waterfalls and flowers are all in full bloom. Summer is great for outdoor activities like hiking, hot springs and long days outdoors. Finally, Autumn is when the landscape is covered in rich brown and orange colours and is arguably the best time to see the Northern Lights. So really the choice is yours, make the trip your own and visit in the season that best suits you.

Conclusion

In conclusion, Reykjavik offers a captivating blend of natural wonders, vibrant culture, and warm hospitality that leaves a lasting impression on every traveller. From the otherworldly landscapes to the charming streets lined with colourful houses, Reykjavik beckons adventurers to explore its unique charms. A charming city with so many unique experiences on offer, Reykjavik is an adventures paradise.

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