Reykjavik Vacations: Culture & Adventure
Welcome to Reykjavik—the heart of Iceland´s cultural scene. Here you’ll find museums and monuments, bars and bistros, contemporary art and captivating architecture. Home to half the island's population, this pint-sized capital city is always bustling with festivals and activities. Whether you want to explore it during the darkest winter days (ideal for Northern Lights) or the brightest summer nights (think midnight sun), Liberty Travel can customize your vacation with authentic experiences for a truly memorable time.
Reykjavik at a Glance
Currency: Icelandic króna (ISK)
Tipping Customs: Tipping is not customary.
Language: Icelandic (though English is widely spoken)
Popular Drink: Reyka Vodka
Must Eat: Reykjavik Fish and Chips
Power Up: Type C plug, 220 V
Weather: Thanks to the Gulf Stream, Iceland isn´t as cold as it sounds. Temperatures are moderate year-round. Icelandic weather can be unpredictable, so dress in layers.
Best Time to Visit: All year round. June-mid-August—days are warmer and nights longer with the Midnight Sun. Mid-October-March increases the likelihood of seeing the Northern Lights.
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Top Things to Do in Reykjavik
Go to Hallgrímskirkja church
The most prominent landmark in Reykjavik, the church features a magnificent 25-ton pipe organ and offers the best city views from the top.
Take a day trip
From glaciers and waterfalls to the Geysir and Blue Lagoon, some of the most fascinating wonders of Iceland are just a day trip away.
Check out the Sólfar
One of the city’s most iconic steel sculptures, also known as the Sun Voyager, mimics a Viking ship and pays homage to the sun.
Head over to Harpa
Catch a show in this unique concert hall. The artistic honeycomb exterior is eye-catching by day and mesmerizing at night as it changes colors.
See the Northern Lights with a boat tour
Sail away from the coastline of Reykjavik and hunt for the Northern Lights from the ocean.
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