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Reykjavik

The city of Reykjavik has a strong heartbeat. The riveting creativity, powerful energy sources, humorous population, wild nightlife and colourful buildings are just some of the reasons to come here.
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Helo

Local Tip Their brand new helicopter is designed so that the passenger feels like he is sitting in a bubble; it has transparent shielding all the way down the front and below your feet!

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Cintamani

Local Tip Fleece sweaters are hardly considered to be fashionable, but Cintamani somehow manages to do it. The cuts are flattering, the fleece is soft and they come in many colors. If you're going to wear a fleece...

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Wonderwagon - an old concert bus visiting the Reykjavík Art Scene

Wonderwagon - an old concert bus visiting the Reykjavík Art Scene

29 May

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen. We welcome you on board an old concert hall on wheels dressed with chandeliers and a grand piano. We will travel into the wonders of Reykjavík Art scene and enjoy the talents of local artists on personal notes. Local Authors, Painters, Musicians and other artists living in Reykjavík will enter the concert bus and... more »

The Searchers Beneath the Nordic Sky

The Searchers Beneath the Nordic Sky

30 May - 2 Jun

The Searchers is a trans-Scandinavian collaboration project between more than 50 people of different disciplines, such as dancers, musicians, circus performers, and teachers and teen students from a Waldorf school in Iceland. The theme of the show is Nature, Love, Collaboration, and Norse Mythology and tagline of the show says it is for... more »

Transatlantic Offroad Challenge

Transatlantic Offroad Challenge

30 May

Red Bull's Transatlantic Offroad Challenge takes place on the 30th of May. The motocross competition is the largest race of its kind in Iceland, growing year by year since its inauguration, with 2-300 participants per year for the last few years. The competition takes place in the dramatic landscapes around Kirkjubæjarklaustur, in south... more »

OPERAtion Alice

OPERAtion Alice

30 May

OPERAtion ALICE: The Wondrous World of the Opera is a project in progress, inspired by a new opera by composer John A. Speight and writer Böðvar Guðmundsson based on the story of Alice in Wonderland. The project is developed in collaboration with young students at the Landakot primary school and the Reykjavík Visual Art School.... more »

Videos

Mountain Taxi

Mountain Taxi was one of the first companies to offer super jeep tours in Iceland when it was founded back in 1995 by Kristjan Kristjansson, a guide with 10 years of private guiding experience under more »

Virtual Tours

Grillmarket - Grillmarkaðurinn

Grillmarket is a top quality grill restaurant located in central Reykjavik that focuses on haute cuisine, creative culinary and Icelandic ingredients. Icelandic tradition meets a modern twist. more »

Reykjavik Photos

Eyjafjallajokull volcano eruptions 2010

Eyjafjallajokull volcano eruptions 2010

Iceland Airwaves Blue Lagoon

Iceland Airwaves Blue Lagoon

Down town at Austurvollur

Down town at Austurvollur

Iceland Airwaves concert

Iceland Airwaves concert

Reykjavik pond

Reykjavik pond

Akureyri

Akureyri

South Iceland

South Iceland

Mayor Jon Gnarr in the gay pride parade

Mayor Jon Gnarr in the gay pride parade

Mýrdalsjökull

Mýrdalsjökull

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