Top ten things to do in Reykjavík

Reykjavik has so much to offer - Although small it has the ambiance of a big city. 

  • VIEW REYKJAVIK - ON GROUND AND FROM THE AIR
    A helicopter ride over Reykjavik is a fantastic way of viewing the city and surroundings, viewing the colorful houses and lava just outside the city. Afterwards you should take a stroll through the city centre. Walk around an amazing lake smack in the middle of a bustling capital teeming with bird life. In spring and autumn rare vagrants can be glimpsed, which greatly adds to the attraction. Take a walk along Laugavegur, the main shopping street. A number of boutiques, designer’s shops and art galleries will amaze you. Hand made goods of high quality have been praised by the foreign press visiting Iceland. 
  • WHALE WATCHING
    Whale watching is an extremely popular activity in Reykjavík.  Wide ranges of tours are on offer by the old harbour a short distance from the city centre.
     
  • EXPLORE THE ART SCENE
    Visit some of the cities many museums. Art lovers and history connoisseurs will find a wealth of interesting exhibitions to delight in.
     
  • SWIM WITH THE LOCALS
    Go for a swim in one of the many delightful swimming pools or visit any of the wonderful spas in the city.  Soothing and invigorating treatments are available at reasonable prices.
     
  • TICKLE YOUR PALATE
    Icelandic cuisine is an offshoot of the Nordic Cuisine, known worldwide for the freshness of the food and inspired fusion of cooking styles.
     
  • ENJOY THE NIGHTLIFE
    Reykjavík has become known for its boisterous nightlife. The many bars and clubs in the centre are filled with life all weekend as jovial people horde into town for merrymaking.
     
  • GET INFUSED BY CULTURE
    The cultural scene is vibrant and interesting. Many Icelandic musicians are internationally known for their distinctive tone and excellent music. Theatre is cherished here and many shows and performances of great interest are always ongoing in Reykjavík.
     
  • GO BIKING
    Rent a bike and enjoy the the refreshing air.
  • HIKE UP A MOUNTAIN
    Hike Mount Esja. A popular hiking trail for many locals as well as visitors from abroad.  A great exercise with an exceptionally beautiful view from the top.
  • PLAY GOLF
    Play golf at a course stretched across a lava field with caves, rocks and moss just outside the green. 
 


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