The capital of Iceland and its largest city as well, Reykjavik and Reykjavik holidays charm their way into your life! It showcases best of both worlds- the spiriting modern life with wild nightlife and the pure village living.
The city houses many attractions for the visitors both natural and man-made, one thing common in both; they will leave you wanting more of Iceland! One can start the day by visiting many museums of Reykjavik some showcasing one of the earliest settlers, the open air folk museum that takes you back in time or the peculiar ones like the phallological museum displaying specimens of phallic parts. To get your shutterbugs clicking Reykjavik has some of the most picturesque locations – perfect for that postcard.
One can relax in one of the thermal pools and detox at the spa on a pleasant winter day or for a more adventurous being witness one of the most magical phenomenon "The Northern Lights". So during you will see yourself dangling your feet at the beach or basking at the beauty of Viking age and come night you will find yourself as a the part of a pub crawl or enjoying one of its wild Friday night music concerts.
Reykjavik is known for its unpredictable weather; during winter the temperature doesn’t go much below zero degree it is great time to enjoy snow sports and the northern lights however a number of tourist designations are closed during winters making it ideal for a rather relaxing getaway! Spring and autumn in Iceland are a rare delight between summers and winter seasons.
Summers on the other hand is hands down the best time to visit Reykjavik, the pleasant weather between June-August makes it easier for one to enjoy the outdoor activities as well as 24 hours of sunlight! No matter what season is it, be careful with the extreme winds of Iceland.
PLACES TO STAY
PLACES TO EAT
Food cannot be left out of the Reykjavik things to do list. Reykjavik has a lot in store for your taste-buds right from the traditional Icelandic delicacies to various international cuisines. Most of the staff at these restaurants is award winning and highly skilled chefs, so do not be surprised if your plate comes with a dish that would otherwise be served in high-end restaurants only!
Apart from the chic restaurants Reykjavik is very well known for its cafes, where professional baristas serve quality warm coffee- perfectly suited with cold Icelandic weather! One must tantalize their taste-buds by sampling local beer at the school for the beer. Some of the good restaurants are:
Trip Plans for Reykjavik