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Reykjavik Travel Tips

Nightlife in Reykjavik

By Viator, October 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 41 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

With beer drinking prohibited in Iceland until 1989 and the long winter nights keeping everyone indoors, it’s no wonder than Icelandics have embraced their newfound freedom with a wave of modern ...  Read more

Winter Activities in Reykjavik

By Viator, October 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 21 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Iceland lives up to its name during the winter months, but despite the frosty weather and long nights, Reykjavik is at its most atmospheric during the wintertime and there’s no shortage of winter ...  Read more

Summer Activities in Reykjavik

By Viator, May 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 13 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Just because its name evokes images of snowshoeing and glacier hiking, doesn’t mean Iceland is only a winter destination; in fact, the summer months are one of the most popular times to explore with ...  Read more

Helicopter Tours in Reykjavik

By Viator, August 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Iceland’s unique landscape of glaciers, steamy hot springs and towering volcanic peaks could have been lifted from the pages of a fantasy novel. There are few places in the world with such a ...  Read more

Harpa For the Long, Dark, Winter Nights

By John Reality , Cambodia, March 2012

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating

Harpa, Iceland’s new concert hall on the waterfront in Reykjavik, has been open less than a year and is already garnering praise for its stunning architecture, its views, and its program of events. ...  Read more

Cafes and Bars in Reykjavik

By Philippa Burne , UK, September 2011

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating

Locals in Iceland like to meet for a coffee and a chat. They also don’t mind having a drink or two in an evening. Hence, the center of Reykjavik is well supplied with cafes and bars. The main ...  Read more

Outdoor Adventures from Reykjavik

By Viator, May 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 281 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

From lava-spurting volcanoes and hissing geysers to rugged glacial landscapes and ice-blue fjords, Iceland’s scenery provides a mesmerizing backdrop for an outdoor adventure and there are plenty of ...  Read more

3 Days in Reykjavik: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, September 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 187 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

When compared to other European capitals, Reykjavik is rather small; the population of its metro area barely tops 200,000, and Reykjavik proper is home to about 125,000 souls. However, what it lacks ...  Read more

Day Trips from Reykjavik

By Viator, September 2013

4.5 star rating: Recommended 27 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

With vast glaciers, glistening fjords and looming volcanoes all within a few hours drive of Reykjavik, exploring Iceland’s otherworldly wilderness couldn’t be easier. To fuel your wanderlust, here ...  Read more

Golden Circle Tours from Reykjavik

By Viator, May 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 17 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

With hundreds of tourists taking to the route each day, Iceland’s Golden Circle route isn’t the place to get off-the-beaten-track, but there’s a reason why is so popular. The 300 km tourist road ...  Read more

Northern Lights Tours from Reykjavik

By Viator, February 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 263 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

There are compelling reasons to visit Iceland in summer. Long days and mild temperatures mean you can make the most of the amazing landscape while also leaving time to experience Reykjavik’s cool bar ...  Read more

Beer Day in Iceland

By Katie H , February 2013

Iceland passed Prohibition laws in 1915, but but lifted the ban on wine and spirits after only a few years. Ironically, the ban on beer remained, as people feared that the low cost of beer would ...  Read more

Iceland Blue Ice Tour

By KatieontheMap , USA, January 2013

When visiting Iceland, there are many “must do” activities: explore Þingvellir National Park, hike a glacier, catch the Northern Lights, marvel at the waterfalls, learn to pronounce the names of ...  Read more

Free and Cheap Things to Do in Reykjavik

By Philippa Burne , UK, September 2012

Iceland is known as an expensive destination to visit, but there are still plenty of things to do that won’t cost more than a few bucks, so you can save your money for the adventures that can’t be ...  Read more

Reykjavik Film Festival

By Philippa Burne , UK, September 2012

The Reykjavík International Film Festival (RIFF) is held every year in Reykjavik and takes place over 11 days in September. The festival was first held in 2004, organized by a small group of ...  Read more

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