The 5 Best Things to Do in Reykjavik

The 5 Best Things to Do in Reykjavik

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Take the time to explore the lovely streets of ReykjavikSo you've gone ahead and bought your plane ticket to Iceland, booked your Reykjavik accommodation, and are ready to pack your bags... But what deserves a place on your itinerary once you actually arrive in Iceland?

There are many fun things to do in Reykjavik, especially if you're into interesting museums, cool architecture, cultural activities, and tasting new food! The downtown area is also pretty compact, so while it's always very convenient to have access to a rental car, you can also explore many major sights on foot or with public transport.

Find some itinerary inspiration for your trip and check out our video covering the top five things to do in Reykjavik for first-time visitors!

This is a great base for any visit to Iceland's capital, but there are plenty of more fun things to experience. You can explore the city with a Reykjavik walking tour, where you can learn about Iceland's history, culture, and more!

Take the time to visit some of the best restaurants in Reykjavik, explore the top art museums and galleries, or try unique experiences such as whale-watching tours or going on horse-riding trips.

There are also many exciting day trips from Reykjavik if you don't have much time to explore outside the city. It's really easy to go on a Golden Circle tour or South Coast exploration, where you'll get to see some of Iceland's most beautiful places, adding a bit of nature to your city trip!

The streets of Reykjavik are charming, like the famous Skolavordustigur street!

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