Come and be inspired

Come and be inspired. Reykjavík is a vibrant city with an excellent infrastructure, which means access to cutting-edge technology, inspiring meeting venues and warm hospitable people willing and able to render the best service.

Reykjavík is hip, it’s cool, it’s small but offers everything that large cities do. Good hotels, good food, good nightlife, good music and the nature is only a few steps away. And it’s finally affordable to go there  - Lonely Planet's reader

Iceland ranks no.1 on the Global Peace Index 2014 as well as the friendliest nation by World Economic Forum. Iceland was chosen one of the Best-Value destinations for Europe 2013 by Lonely Planet. The capital city Reykjavík was voted top destination 2012 by Lonely Planet and National Geographic named Iceland among the worlds best destinations in 2012. Let´s hope you agree with them!

In August  2011, the City of Reykjavik was designated a UNESCO City of Literature as it boasts an outstanding literary history and has one of the highest per capita book publishing rates in the world. It is the only non-English speaking such city to be awarded this honour.

Reykjavík was named the World Festival and Event City by the International Festivals & Events Association. You can have a look at the digital brochures Reykjavík Festival City and the Reykjavík Event Calendar and see for yourself how festive our city is. CNN has also named Reykjavik as one of the worlds five most interesting Christmas destinations. Visit Reykjavík has taken the Christmas City´s holiday preperations a step further in collaboration with various companies.

Reykjavík Culture Night-everything is possible

As a host you will find that the service commitment of Icelandic suppliers is high. Everything a planner needs is within reach and the close proximity of all suppliers combined with a laid back mentality and efficiency, make problems solvable and no project unmanageable.

In Reykjavík you can choose from a wide selection of unique meeting venues like the bright and spacious Reykjavík Art Museum, award winning landmark the Harpa concert hall and conference centre and the mystical Blue Lagoon to name but few. This is a primary reason why Reykjavík is such a desirable international meeting destination.

Accommodation, amenities, entertainment, retail opportunities – in Reykjavík everything is within reach. The town centre is upbeat and alive. Great new experiences are just around the corner, from innovative restaurants with the freshest seafood, lamb and game, to dazzling music and theatre performances. The world’s northernmost capital city offers a unique and stylish tone reflected in a vibrant art scene and avant-garde designs. 

The country’s nature often seems larger than life and the contrasts are breath-taking. Barren black lava fields bear witness to recent volcanic activity while green hills and soft birch woods are easy on the eye. Majestic waterfalls exhilarate the guest while hot springs and geysers are impressively powerful. Pristine glaciers are within easy reach making it possible to take a drive along their icy surface or try one’s hand at driving a snow mobile. For the more adventurous sleek icy walls challenge climbers to conquer them. 

Reykjavík has a buzzing art scene. It seems that the creative energy of the people living here knows no boundaries; painting, sculptures, photography, ceramics everywhere you look small galleries and exhibition halls are filled with beautiful artwork. Some even brave the elements and display their art outdoors. Icelandic musicians are first class and many of them have already attained international fame e.g. Björk, Mezzoforte, Sigurros, and Of Monsters and Men. Reykjavik is a creative city with a diverse range of cultural happenings and dynamic grassroots activities.

Icelands fashion industry is booming and young Icelandic designers have caught the attention of fashionistas in London, Paris and New York.  Hand made clothes and accessories, some made of fish roe leather, and jewellery the likes of which are not available anywhere else, provide an opportunity to create the perfect ensemble. Some incredible Icelandic object designs are of interest as well. Kitchenware, practical household commodities, furniture and beautiful little items all make ideal indulgences or presents. 


Informative links:

Visit Reykjavík / Reykjavík Welcome Card               

UNESCO City of Literature

Reykjavík Art Museum            

Reykjavík City Museum


Here are few videos from our wonderful city.

For the festival lovers.

For the museum lovers.

For the literature lovers.

For those that want to impress their business clients.