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Reykjavik Places of Interest

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Akureyri

Akureyri

Akureyri: The Capital of the North! The perfect jumping-off point from which to explore the rest of the North. Walk around the charming old town, check out the museums and see the historical church! ...more »

  • Location: Akureyri
  • Type: Places of Interest
Blue Lagoon

Blue Lagoon

Welcome to a place you have never experienced before! The Blue Lagoon is a spa built around a outdoors geothermal seawater located between Reykjavik and Keflavik International Airport. ...more »

  • Location: Grindavik
  • Type: Spas and pools
  • Tel: +354 420 8800
Perlan - The Pearl

Perlan - The Pearl

Reykjavik's most striking pieces of architecture, with panoramic views of the city and fine cuisine in the cafe, restaurant and cocktail bar. ...more »

  • Location: Reykjavik Area
  • Type: Icelandic
  • Tel: +354 562 0200
Hvalfjordur

Hvalfjordur

Known as Whale Fjord for it's abundance in whales, the area attracts tourists for its stunning scenery and hiking trail to one of Iceland's largest waterfalls. ...more »

  • Location: Akranes
  • Type: Places of Interest
Laugardalur

Laugardalur

Laugardalur is the hub of recreation in Reykjavik, with outdoor swimming pools, a Botanical Garden, indoor sports arena and zoo all in one area, you'll be endlessly entertained. ...more »

  • Location: Reykjavik Area
  • Type: Places of Interest
Videy island

Videy island

Videy Island is located just outside Reykjavik harbor, might not look like much at first glance but it´s a significant historic site for both Reykjavik and Iceland. Archaeological excavations have ...more »

  • Location: Reykjavik Area
  • Type: Places of Interest
Old Harbour Reykjavik

Old Harbour Reykjavik

The old harbour in Reykjavik is a beautiful and historic part of town which in recent years has been completely renovated, to become one of the nicest places in Reykjavik to get some food, do some sho ...more »

  • Location: Reykjavik Centre
  • Type: Places of Interest
Vigur

Vigur

The second largest island in Isafjordur Bay. Home to one family, who earn their living by tourism, egg collecting and puffin hunting. ...more »

  • Location: Isafjordur
  • Type: Places of Interest
Krýsuvík

Krýsuvík

One of Iceland's must see geothermal areas with bubbling mud pools and colourful lakes, it also plays host to some exciting hiking trails. ...more »

  • Location: Grindavik
  • Type: Places of Interest
Skrúður Island

Skrúður Island

Situated in the mouth of fjord Fáskrúðsfjörður, Skrúður rises steeply out of the sea as a grassy island surrounded by high cliffs. The grassy top of the island hardly looses its lush green colour duri ...more »

  • Location: Breiddalsvik
  • Type: Places of Interest
  • Tel: +354 471 2320

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ATP - All Tomorrow's Parties - Music Festival in Iceland

ATP - All Tomorrow's Parties - Music Festival in Iceland

2 Jul - 4 Jul
Music

Described as the "ultimate mix tape", All Tomorrow's Parties is a boutique festival that goes... more »

Musical Moments at Gljúfrasteinn

Musical Moments at Gljúfrasteinn

5 Jul - 31 Aug
Music

In July and August, Gljúfrasteinn, the Museum of Nobel Laureate Halldór Laxness, will host weekly... more »

An evening with three sisters

An evening with three sisters

5 Jul
Music

A cabaret style evening with lovely music and comical text. The three sisters sing renowned songs... more »

Kexjazz

Kexjazz

7 Jul
Music

KexJazz is a weekly jazz concert at Kex Hostel and they start every Tuesday at 8:30 PM. Entrance... more »

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