Welcome to Reykjavik
Reykjavík may be one of the smallest capital cities in Europe, but it still packs a powerful cultural punch. Visitors can enjoy a multitude of various events and festivals all year round!
With a fascinating history rooted in the great Sagas and its unique location within a land of diverse landscapes – all filled to the brim with super-nature, Reykjavik manages to combine a terrific blend of hip and wholesome, but without the stress that usually follows a cosmopolitan metropolis. In fact Icelanders are considered to be so easy-going and gregarious, that they’ve just added a new travel accolade to their growing collection for being the friendliest nation in the world!
Whether illuminated by the unending daylight of summertime or the spectacular Aurora Borealis during the winter, Reykjavik has become a popular alternative travel destination for all seasons, offering a myriad of adventures and a paradise of possibilities for all who visit!
From the Vikings of old, to the architects and innovators of contemporary culture, many different groups have influenced the shaping of the capital area into the vibrant city it is today – a city which is said to buzz with creative energy and passion. This feel-good-factor people tend to experience while visiting could have something to do with the pristine air or water pure drinking water, or perhaps the proximity of all those extraordinary natural wonders, such as volcanoes, waterfalls and glaciers. Whatever is it, one thing’s for sure, once you’ve been introduced, it’s hard to let go or say goodbye.
While Reykjavik maintains its small-town feel, it’s still a modern European capital with all the governmental institutions you’d expect to find in a metropolitan city, with the added bonus of having a unique spa and pool culture. Here you’ll discover a thriving culinary scene with many outstanding restaurants, and a diverse cultural life, with a variety of interesting museums, theatres, galleries, sports facilities and some first class universities. So however long you stay, we hope you’ll discover the energy of Reykjavik and share your adventures with your family and friends!