Iceland’s full of original attractions, so when you’re in Reykjavík, why not also go whale-watching or tour the fascinating Northern Lights, depending on the time of year? The geothermal springs of the Blue Lagoon also await, along with the geysers and national parks of the Golden Circle. Venture into the countryside to see wild Icelandic horses.
A sparkling city
Embrace the unique culture of Reykjavík, one museum or art gallery at a time. As authentic experiences go, you might want to tune into the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra for an evening. Hallgrímskirkja is the iconic church that touches the sky, while Kolaportið flea market is a souvenir-seeker’s dream.
The full flavour
One of Reykjavík’s top restaurants is Perlan, known for its exquisite fine dining dishes. If you’re following your nose to local flavours, you’ll find waffles served with jam and cream are winners in the sugar stakes. Fermented shark is almost as famous as lamb and rye bread with toppings makes the ultimate snack.