Doing more in Reykjavik, Iceland
As the capital of Iceland, Reykjavik is a cosmopolitan and bustling city. It's also a great place to base yourself for your Icelandic adventure.
At a Glance
- Getting there:
- There are flights from Gatwick, Stansted, Birmingham, Manchester and Glasgow into Keflavik airport. It is approximately one hour from the airport to Reykjavik.
- Airport Name:
- Resort Amenities:
- Reykjavik is the capital city of Iceland and as such has all the amenities you would expect (supermarkets, shops, pharmacy, dr's, bank machines etc;)
- Local currency:
- ISK (Kronur)
- Time Difference from UK:
- - 1 hr
- Internet access:
- Yes - WIFI
- Swimming pool:
- Indoor and outdoor
The Golden Circle tour - the classic itinerary
Highlights to include:
- Whale Watching
- The Blue Lagoon
Autumn Breaks & City Breaks in Iceland
The last 12 months have been hailed as a great time to see the Northen Lights - and so it proved - now with lots more fliight options from the UK, it looks like 12/13 will be, financially, an ideal time to visit Rekkjavik and enjoy the many wonders of an Icelandic holiday.
Iceland offers a variety of natural wonders - glaciers, geysirs, thermal pools and of course at certain times of year the spectacle of the Northern Lights. There is a multitude of activities on offer - from horse riding to diving, whale watching to bird watching, 4x4 adventures, national parks to hike in and of course swimming.
The Blue Lagoon is a must for anyone visiting Iceland and is conveniently located near to the airport making it an easy trip to do on your last day - you can relax in the warm waters enjoying the last moments of your holiday before heading back.
Reykjavik itself has many superb restaurants where you can taste some of the local specialities, excusive shops and boutiques and a good choice of hotels. The nightlife is reputed to be one of the best in Europe.
For more information on the activities and sights see Doing More Tab
Combine a city break around November or December and the city of Reykjavik is a perfect place for sorting all those last minute Christmas gifts - the market square comes alive with a range of stalls offering local and traditiopnal christmas fayre and there are plenty of opportunities to sample a mulled wine or similar.
other Christmas markets
More Autumn breaks
Accommodation in Reykjavik
Location of Reykjavik
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Short Breaks in Reykjavik
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