Reykjavik City Sights

Reykjavik area

Tours and activities

Maybe you are stuck in Reykjavik because of bad weather, cancelled tours or maybe you never even heard of the incredible nature. The quirky little city is not just full of crooked bankers and politicians, the architecture is a blast from Denmark of the past. There are more Icelandic books than Icelanders! you can spend hours browsing the bookstores of this highly literate nation.

Iceland fact

80% of the population of Iceland live in the capital area.

There are some beauty spots in the Reykjavik area. If you can escape from the hot dogs and puffin gift stores, there are beauty spots to be found in the lowest and highest parts of Reykjavik.

What’s on in Reykjavik?

You can’t come to Iceland and complain about the weather, right? OK, so maybe you can. If you keep getting thrown out of the puffin shops for loitering and you haven’t spotted Björk in any of the record shops, you could use a little help!!

Things to do in Reykjavik

Please find plenty of great activities in Reykjavik – the Nation’s capital thanks to these great tour operators.

The Statue of Leif Eiriksson, Reykjavik

Outside activities


Indoor activities


RSS Iceland Aurora News

  • Weather & travel updates Iceland
    Summary issued 15th Feb 2017 Sub zero temperatures and occasional snow showers over the coming weekend.  Overwise a calmer weather forecast with much less wind.  Road to tourist sites are still suffering under the snow, so please check before travelling.
  • Solar storm on it’s way
    Solar storm warning issued 14th Feb 2017 According to NASA, a solar storm is on it's way to Earth after a mass ejection on the Sun's surface on Sunday Night. This could produce aurora displays if the sky is clear. The storm is expected to hit the Earth in the small hours of Thursday morning. […]
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